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'Summertime Blues - A true Rock & Roll adventure with Eddie Cochran' - Sharon Sheeley 

'Summertime Blues - A true Rock & Roll adventure with Eddie Cochran'

 

Sharon Sheeley

 

Ravenhawk Books, USA - 2011

 

Sharon Sheeley's writes about her struggle for love, success and meaning in which Eddie Cochran played a big part


Autralia 1957 - Roddy Jordan

'The full story of a rock 'n roll tour - Australia 1957'

 

Roderick Jordan

 

private publishing, Australia, 2011

 

396 Page book on the 1957 tour to Australia of Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Little Richard, Alis Lesley and Johnny O’Keefe. A Chapter on every concert, including the Cancelled Ones. The true story of the Little Richard Jewellery incident by two eyewitness reports. An Australian 78, 45 and EP Discography on all the overseas artists. A correct Itinerary for the first time. Many photos both published (upgrades) and a few unpublished or not seen for over 50 years. Many myths dismissed. Australian Sheet Music (or lack of it). The Proposed Cochran Second Australian Tour (1960) and Many other interesting items.

 

Click here for pdf with details


'Eddie Cochran - Somethin' Else' - Stuart Colman

'Eddie Cochran - Somethin' Else'

 

Stuart Colman

 

Bear Family, BCD 15989 HK, Germany - 2009

 

Biography of Eddie Cochran, includes a discography by Antoon van Olderen


'Things Do Go Wrong' by Spencer Leigh

 

'Things Do Go Wrong - Eddie, Gene And The UK Tour'

 

by Spencer Leigh

Finbarr International, Folkestone, Kent, UK - 2007

 

Tells the story of the 1960 rock 'n' roll tour starring Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran


'Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran - Rock 'N' Roll Revolutionaries' by John Collis

'Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran - Rock 'n' Roll Revolutionairies'

 

John Collis

Virgin Books, London, UK - 2004

 

Based around the UK tour of 1960 you get the full biographies of Gene and Eddie


'Three Steps To Heaven' by Bobby Cochran with Susan Van Hecke

'Three Steps To Heaven - The Eddie Cochran Story'

 

Bobby Cochran with Susan Van Hecke

 

Hal Leonard Corporation, USA - july 2003

Bobby Cochran is Eddie Cochran's nephew so in some parts this is an inside story


Click here to go to the website dedicated to the book


Eddie Cochran 'A Collection of EP's and Singles with Picture Sleeves' - Peter Koopmans  'A Collection of EP's and Singles with Picture Sleeves'

Compiled by Peter Koopmans

Private publication, Belgium - 2001

Booklet contains all of Eddie Cochran's world wide released 45 and EP picture sleeves. Includes pictures of all the sleeves. Countries included are the UK, Germany, France, Sweden, US, Denmark, The Netherlands and Belgium

'Don't Forget Me - The Eddie Cochran Story' by Julie Mundy and Darrel Higham (UK edition)

'Don't Forget Me - The Eddie Cochran Story'

 

Julie Mundy & Darrel Higham

Mainstream Publishing Company, Edinburgh, UK - 2000

 

The first and best book written about Eddie Cochran

   'Don't Forget Me - The Eddie Cochran Story' by Julie Mundy and Darrel Higham (US edition)

Billboard Books, New York, USA - 2001 (1st US printing)

'Three Steps To Heaven - Eddie Cochran's Last Tour' compiled by John Firminger

'Three Steps To Heaven - Eddie Cochran's Last Tour'

 

compiled by John Firminger, UK - October 1998

 

Story's and articles/clippings from Eddie's last tour in the United Kingdom


'The Legend Continues' by Alan Clark

'Eddie Cochran - The Legend Continues'

Compiled and designed by Alan Clark

 

The National Rock 'n' Roll Archives, USA - 1994


 
'Hot Songs - Cochran Holly' edited by Peter Foss

'Hot Songs - Cochran Holly'

 

edited by Peter Foss

International Music Publications, England - 1993

 

11 songs for piano vocal with chord symbols


Eddie Cochran 'An International Discography' - Rudi Geerts  'An International Discography'

 Rudi Geerts

Private publication, Belgium - 1991
Fifth print 1995

First comprehensive effort to compile an international discography of Eddie Cochran records

 
'The Essential Eddie Cochran' compiled by Peter Evans

'The Essential Eddie Cochran'

Wise Publications, England - 1991

 

Compiled by Peter Evans

 

Newly arranged for piano/vocal with guitar chord boxes


'Eddie Cochran - Never To Be Forgotten' compiled by Alan Clark

'Eddie Cochran - Never To Be Forgotten'

expanded edition of 'A Tribute to Eddie Cochran'

 

Compiled and designed by Alan Clark

 

The National Rock 'n' Roll Archives, USA - 1991


 

A Tribute to Eddie Cochran - Alan Clark

'A Tribute to Eddie Cochran - Never To Be Forgotten'

 

Compiled and designed by Alan Clark

 

The National Rock 'n' Roll Archives, USA - 1991


'Raised On Rock 'n' Roll - Eddie Cochran / Buddy Holly' edited by Peter Foss

'Raised On Rock 'n' Roll - Eddie Cochran / Buddy Holly'

 

edited by Peter Foss

International Music Publications, England - 1988

 

11 songs for piano vocal with chord symbols


'The Eddie Cochran Story' by Rob Finnis

'1938-1960 - The Eddie Cochran Story'

 

Rob Finnis

 

EMI, CDECB 1, UK - 1988

 

Excellent essay, includes a discography by Derek Glenister


'Eddie Cochran' by John Collis

'Eddie Cochran'

John Collis

Wise Publications, England - 1981

 

Bibliography, Discography and the music to 19 songs


'Eddie Cochran Memories'

'Eddie Cochran Memories'

 

Edition Horus, France - 1979


 
'A Tribute to Eddie Cochran - Never To Be Forgotten' compiled by Alan Clark

'Somethin' Else - A Tribute To Eddie Cochran'

 

Edited by Eddie Muir & Tony Scott

A.V.R.R.A.S. Publication, England - April 1979

 

Booklet with a biography, a discography and lots of stories


There is more Eddie Cochran in print, to be continued ...

   

Acknowledgements: Gilles Vignal for the scan of Eddie Cochran Memories