Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Bob Keane, R. I. P.

The Associated Press: Del-Fi Records founder Bob Keane dies in LA at 87: "Del-Fi Records founder Bob Keane, who discovered rocker Ritchie Valens, has died in Los Angeles at age 87.
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In 1958, he discovered the 17-year-old Valens at a small concert and invited him to record in his home studio.

Their brief association led to Valens' hits 'Come On, Let's Go,' 'Donna' and 'La Bamba.'"

Hat tip to Scott Cupp.

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