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Bobby Vee

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He launched his career as a fill-in for the recently deceased Buddy Holly, Bobby Vee scored several pop hits during the early '60s, that notorious period of popular music sandwiched between the birth of rock & roll and the rise of the British Invasion. Though a few of his singles — "Rubber Ball," for one — were as innocuous as anything else from the era, Vee had a knack for infectious Brill Building pop, thanks to his ebullient voice as well as the cadre of songwriters standing behind him.

Born in Fargo, ND in 1943, Robert Thomas Velline was still in his teens when he formed his first combo, the Shadows, with his brother Bill and their friend Bob Korum. The trio were playing around the area when their big break came, at the expense of one of Bobby's musical idols; the Winter Dance Party package tour, with Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper were on their way to Fargo when their plane went down in Iowa, killing all three. The Shadows were scheduled to play the date instead of Holly, and several months later, producer Tommy "Snuff" Garrett supervised their first recording session and the release of the single "Suzie Baby" on Soma Records. Liberty/RCA picked up the single later in the year, and though it just barely scraped the pop charts, the label kept plugging with Vee as a solo act, recording him on Adam Faith's "What Do You Want?," which also failed to move.

With the collective might of the Brill Building behind him, though, Vee was guaranteed to make it; his third single, "Devil or Angel," hit the Top Ten in mid-1960, followed by "Rubber Ball" later that year. One year later, Vee's biggest hit, "Take Good Care of My Baby," spent three weeks at number one, followed by the number two "Run to Him." His fame appeared to wane after the 1962 Top Ten single "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes," due in large part to the success of the Beatles and other English acts. Vee appeared in several movies (Just for Fun, Play It Cool) and briefly tried to cash in on the British phenomenon — with the disappointing Bobby Vee Sings the New Sound from England! — but also recorded songs by his early influences, including Buddy Holly and the Crickets. Bobby Vee continued to chart throughout the '60s, and even hit the Top Ten again in 1967 with "Come Back When You Grow Up," but after a brief attempt at more serious recordings, he hit the rock & roll oldies circuit.

Title: Silent NIght

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Remembering Bobby Vee

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Variety Of Things

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Collect Seashells

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Ruminate

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Happy Reunion

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Those Happy Days At Home

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Enjoy Your Time

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Turn On The Knobs

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Busy As A Bee

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Stories On Vinyl

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Silent Places

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Sight And Sound

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Concerto For Harp

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Pansies

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Turntable Time

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: In The Spotlight

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: It's Greening

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: In Icy Climes

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Bobby Vee - 1961-1962

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Light Branched

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Litter Of Kittens

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Profoundly Love

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Backseat

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Build Bridges

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Rainbow Bubble

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Cool Guy

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Summerish

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Fellow

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Sheer Off

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Christmas Party

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Sweet Little Sixteen

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Love Caught

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Secret Meeting

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Title: Joker

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Double Decker

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Get Faster

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Keep In Sight

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: The Plan

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Buck The Trend

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Elegant Evening

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock

Title: Greatest Hits

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop, Pop Rock

Title: The Ep Collection

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Rock, Pop, Teen Pop

Title: Best Of Mix

Artist: Bobby Vee

Genre: Pop

Collections

Title: Night Ride

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock

Title: All Our Yesterplays

Genre: Pop

Title: Pop of the 60s

Genre: Pop

Title: Jukebox Hits, Vol. 4

Genre: Pop

Featuring albums

Title: Teen Idols

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Pop

Title: This Is... 1963

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Pop

Title: It's Party Time!

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Rock

Title: Playing For Keeps

Artist: Billy Fury

Genre: Rock

Title: It's Alright

Artist: Ray Charles

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B

Title: Blame It On My Youth

Artist: Ann Margret

Genre: Pop

Title: Million Sellers

Artist: Chuck Berry

Genre: Pop

Title: Standard Practice

Artist: Nick Tschida

Genre: Pop

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