50th ann. - 2009 UK Press 1
50th ann. - 2009 UK Press 2
50th ann. - 2009 US Press 1
50th ann. - 2009 US Press 2
50th ann. - 2009 Cliff Richard Club
50th ann. - 2009 German Press 1
50th ann. - 2009 German Press 2
50th ann. - 2009 London Exhibition
50th ann. - Johnny  Rogers' Report
50th ann. - 2009 Last Tour Pics 1
50th ann. - 2009 Last Tour Pics 2
50th ann. - 2009 Surf Pics 1
50th ann. - 2009 Surf Pics 2
50th ann. - 2009 Surf Pics 3
50th ann. - 2009 Surf Clear Lake
50th ann. - 2009 Radio/TV Shows
50th ann. - Blackpool Q. Hotel
50th ann. - Cavern Club
50th ann. - Doncaster
50th ann. - Excl. Philly Pics
50th ann. - Holy Rosary P.C.
50th ann. - Nieuwkoop Holland
50th ann. - Liverpool Huyton
50th ann. - Liverpool Ph. Hall
50th ann. - More Liverpool pics
50th ann. -  Radio Merseyside BBC
50th ann. - Rothschild Pavilion USA
50th ann. - Crystal Rock Ballr. USA
50th ann. - Evang. Pressedienst
50th ann. -  Artikel aus Kleve
58th ann. - BHC Lubbock TX
6 CD Buddy Holly Box-Set 2009
Aircraft Accident Report 1959
A new 10'' UK Buddy LP in 2009
A new 10" UK Buddy LP in 2010
A-Z  Buddy Holly & The Crickets
All Tour Programmes
Ariel Cyclone
Art And Kitsch 1
Art And Kitsch 2
Art And Kitsch 3
Art And Kitsch 4
Art And Kitsch 5
Art And Kitsch 6
Art And Kitsch 7
Art And Kitsch 8
Augury Of Buddy's Death
Austrian Buddy Tribute
Beatles' Letter To The Crickets
Beechcraft Fragments
Berlin "That'll Be The Day"
Beverly Hills Auction 2010
Boudewijn Büch + Buddy
Buddy And Beyond Show
Buddy And The Cruisers
Buddy At Christmas
Buddy's Bio
Buddy's Birthday 2009
Buddy's Birthday Fan Trip 2009
'Buddy' Essen, 2009 (1)
'Buddy' Essen, MEH (2)
'Buddy' Essen, Vor-Premiere (3)
'Buddy' Essen, Off. Premiere (4)
'Buddy' Essen Bühnenbild (5)
'Buddy' Essen Offene Tür (6)
Buddy Fan David Agius, Malta
Buddy's  Mother Ella Holley
Buddy Holly En Español 1
Buddy Holly En Español 2
Buddy Holly En Español 3
Buddy Holly En Español 4
Buddy Holly En Español 5
Buddy Holly En Español 6
Buddy Holly En Español 7
Buddy Holly En Español 8
Buddy Holly En Español 9
Buddy Holly Photos
Buddy Holly In Solingen
Buddy Holly Timeline
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 01
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 02
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 03
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 04
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 05
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 06
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 07
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 08
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 09
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 10
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 11
Buddy Holly Trail 2016
Buddy In Birmingham 1958
Buddy Info Plus
Buddy In Liverpool 1958
Buddy + Hans On Air 2007
Buddy + Hans On Air  2008
Buddy Lyrics - A
Buddy Lyrics - B + C
Buddy Lyrics - D + E
Buddy Lyrics - F + G
Buddy Lyrics - H + I
Buddy Lyrics - J + K + L
Buddy Lyrics - M + N + O
Buddy Lyrics - P + Q + R
Buddy Lyrics - S + T
Buddy Lyrics - U  -  Z
Buddy On TV
Buddy Rock & Roll Show
Buddy Song List
Buddy's Plans
Buddy Statue Essen
Buddy Statue Lubbock
Canadian Fan Brian Wilson
CD's Down The Line - Rarities
CD's Memorial Collection
CD "Buddy Holly Reloaded"
CD  "Gotta Roll"
CD "Hollybilly"
CD "Listen to me" - Germany
CD "Not Fade Away"
CD  “Ohh!  Annie!”
CD "Stay All Night"
CD "WDP Buddy Holly" El Toro
Clear Lake 2007
Clear Lake 2008
Clear Lake 2008 - Larry
Clear Lake 2008 - Bob
Clear Lake 2008 - Shannon
Clear Lake - NY 2008 - Ian
Clear Lake 2010 - Bob
Clear Lake 2010 - Ian
Clear Lake 2010 - Clive
Clear Lake 2011 - Mary Kay
Clovis 2010 -  Mary Kay
Clovis 2010 Preview
Clovis Music Fest CD
Clovis 2009 Preview
Clovis 2008 Preview
Clovis 2008 - Suzie
Clovis 2008 - The Hagens 1
Clovis 2008 - The Hagens 2
Clovis 2008 - The Hagens 3
Clovis 2008 - Barry Holley
Clovis 2008 - John Mueller
Clovis 2008 - Johnny Rogers
Clovis 2007 - John Beecher
Clovis 2007 - John's Photos
Clovis 2007 - Sonny West
Clovis 2007 -  CNJ Reports
Clovis 2006/1 - John Beecher
Clovis 2006/2 - John Beecher
Clovis 2006/3 - John Beecher
Clovis 2006/4 - Alan Clark
Coroner's Report 1959
Crash Headlines 1959
Crash Site Fan Pics 1
Crash Site Fan Pics 2
Crickets 60's Pics
Crickets Last Performance
Dan Springall's Story
Dave Slater's Tribute CD
Dave Travis - Buddy's Song
Dortmund - Albert Lee
Earl Sinks Story - Part 1
Earl Sinks Story - Part 2
Echo - Buddy's First Love
Elvis Fans Visit Lubbock
Every Day - DLP - France
Fan Memories - 1 Berndt (D) (1)
Fan Memories - 2 Andreas (D)
Fan Memories - 3 Mike (USA)
Fan Memories - 4 Joachim (D)
Fan Memories - 5 Alfred (D)
Fan Memories - 6 Robert (UK)
Fan Memories - 7 Berndt (D) (2)
Fan Memories - 8 Rob (Canada)
Fan Memories - 9 Vic & Jack (UK)
Fan Memories - 10 Jan (NL)
Fan Memories - 11 (various)
Fan Memories - 12 (various)
Fan Memories - 13 Alan (UK)
Gerd Alzen 40 J. Memory Hits
German Buddy Fan Eberhard
Geoff Ashford's Tribute Song
George Oblin Story
Gerd's Ritchie Cassettes
Green Bay - T. Allsup Proclam.
Hans & Maria Elena on TV
Holley Family Photos
Hollywood Star For Buddy
Ian Wood Videos
Jac's Cover Song List
Jac's Bio
Jac's Cover Songs 1
Jac's Cover Songs 2
Jac's Cover Songs 3
Jac's Cover Songs 4
Jac's Cover Songs 5
Jac's Cover Songs 6
Japan CD - Rare
Jerry Naylor  1
Jerry Naylor 2
Jerry Naylor 3
Jerry Naylor 4
Jerry Naylor 5
Jerry Naylor 6
Jerry Naylor 2013
J.P. McDermott Story
Jump With Buddy Holly
Klaus - Crickets - Stars
Little Buddy Holly Photo
Liverpool Tribute 2009
Lubbock Photos 2006
Lubbock Photos 2008
Lubbock Photos 2010
Lubbock Photos 2011
My Buddy Holly Collection 1
My Buddy Holly Collection 2
My Buddy Holly Collection 3
My Buddy Holly Collection 4
My Buddy Holly Collection 5
My Buddy Holly Collection 6
My Buddy Holly Collection 7
My Buddy Holly Collection 8
My Buddy Holly Collection 9
My Buddy Holly Collection 10
My Buddy Holly Collection 11
My Buddy Holly Collection 12
My Buddy Holly Collection 13
Nesman Interview 2003
Peggy Sue's Book
Postcards To Buddy
Quotes About Buddy
Remembrance Ad
Riverside Monument
Rock 'n' Roll Museum
Rollercoaster Buddy LP+CD
Running Man 2-3-2008
Surf Ballroom Clear Lake IA
Surf Ballroom Poster 1959
Surf Ballroom 2016
Taryn - A True Buddy Fan
The 1959 WDP Film
The Cover Girls
The Final Day
The Last Tour Exhibition
The Shadows About Buddy
The Wieners Tribute Band NL
Till All Times End - Play
Tim M. Otto Story - 1
Tim M. Otto Story - 2
Tribute To Buddy
Up Up And Away
Visiting Buddy 2002
Visiting Buddy 2007 - 1
Visiting Buddy 2007 - 2
Walk Of Fame - Bill Griggs
Worcester Memorial Pics
Young Fan Siobhan Daly
Xmas All Year Long
V. I. P. ' s




                               Earl  Sinks

                   Earl was born January 1st of 1940 in Whitharral, Texas, Hockley County, to parents Earl W. Sinks and Vera
His family was quite musical, and like most people of
the depression era, found entertainment through
gatherings with friends and family for food, music,
and fellowship.

His dad played professionally as a guitarist and singer
with the Light Crust Dough Boys, featuring Leon Huff,
whom he taught to play guitar.

His mother's cousin was Sleepy Johnson, a member
of Bob Wills' Texas Playboys.

Earl's granddad held the honor of fiddling champion
across Oklahoma and Texas, an honor being passed
back and forth between him and Eck Robinson.
Earl's twin sisters, known as the Gold-dust Twins,
sang on local radio shows with the family musicians;
Earl and his dad on guitar, his grand-dad on fiddle,
and Mom Sinks on mandolin. They later appeared on
the television program, “Al Rogers' Barn Dance.”

It's no wonder Bob Wills took young Earl, at age
twelve, under his direction, featuring him on local
appearances in and around the Panhandle area
during the Summer months, since by now Earl and
his family were living in Amarillo where Bob was

                        Earl  as  a  young  man


                                   Earl  on  stage


                       I  am  the  man  -  Earl  Henry


                     Whatcha  Gonna  Do  -  Earl  Henry

Earl would soon start a career of his own with Norman Petty, with his first song, "I Am The Man".

All this was combined with being having both friendships and working relationships with Joe B. Mauldin, J.I. Allison and the forever missed, one and only; Buddy Holly.

Playing with the guys in Holly's hey-day,  Sinks was known mainly for his part as "The Crickets" lead singer after Buddy's death.

Earl was recognized for his vocals on songs such as "I Fought the Law", "Love’s Made a Fool of You", "Just This Once" and others from the LP "In Style with The Crickets", also later released as "Still in Style", and 'The Complete Crickets".

You can find Earl on other Holly compilation albums produced after Buddy's passing; and the dismemberment of the Crickets, which consisted of Earl, Joe B., J.I., Sonny Curtis, and Tommy Allsup.


                                     Earl  Henry




                                     Lubbock 1958

                   Crickets 1959
                Crickets EP


                The man with a thousand names


                 Former pal of Buddy's and engineer, Bob Montgomery, and
Earl, would move to Nashville not only as  writing partners,
but  would share an apartment together in Madison. They
recorded under the name, "The Holidays".

In 1960, Earl teamed up with friends Norro Wilson, and Bill
Fernez, to form “The Omegas”, on Decca Records. Doing shows along -side Big Band and classic Tony Bennett. The Omegas were recording songs such as "Study Hall", with that rockabilly, but west-coast sound.

                                  Earl's Service Pic


                             Earl and The Omegas


                 The Complete Crickets

                                 Little  Rita  Faye

Earl was recorded on every label at one point or another from Dot, Coral, Decca, Warner Brothers, Capitol, UA, Brunswick, Hickory, Ace of hearts, etc.
Once in Nashville, Earl picked up a writing deal at Acuff Rose, where he and Bob would write songs for Sue Thompson, such as "Two of A Kind", also cut by Roy Orbison, The Browns, Floyd Kramer, and The Amigos.

They also wrote songs that were recorded by Brenda Lee, The Everly Brothers, and many others.
Earl could be found singing and playing on almost anything that came out on Hickory Records, as well as singing harmony on most every song by Mel Tillis, Mel Street, Del Reeves, Charlie Pride, Bob Gallion, Bob Luman, etc..
Earl kept busy doing TV shows, writing songs, and working the road. So, how Earl found time to court and marry a young and beautiful artist known in the music business as "Little Rita Faye" is a mystery.


                                      Lovely Rita


                                  A Rita Faye LP


                                 The Wedding

                              The Wedding

       Lovely Rita Faye

The young female artist, and country's little sweetheart, was already a busy artist starting out at the age of 4, on the stage of the Hayride.

By the age of 7 she found herself on the Grand Old Opry.
Rita was the child of Smiley and Kitty Wilson. These two were doing movies, and the Grand Old Opry, when Martha Carson brought Rita to the attention of Wesley Rose.

Little Rita Faye recorded her first record for M-G-M at age seven, a song that Martha wrote just for her, "Wait a Little Longer".

Now, with a family in the making, Earl would set his sights higher, so he might be able to spend more time in Nashville with his wife and kids. Earl then started producing records, and finding new artists to help make it in the music world.

He came up with artists such as Bill Emerson, the already-signed Bobby Lewis, a young swinging John Anderson. These recorded contributions added to the many other acts over the years which found some success on the label, "Ace of Hearts Records".


                          Rita Faye - Out At The Pool

                         Earl Richards aka Earl Sinks

                        Earl and daughter Renetta

                                 COMING  SOON :

                    The EARL SINKS STORY - Part 2