Tag Archives: Jerry Allison

Jerry Allison: Simplicity Was Part of the Plan

SKF NOTE: Jerry Allison’s description of his “keeping everything relatively simple” approach to playing drums with Buddy Holly & the Crickets is from a longer interview with Mr. Allison in 1982. It’s still good advice. Jerry Allison: We always tried … Continue reading

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Jerry Allison: Keep Everything Relatively Simple

SKF NOTE: Another backgrounder interview for my History of Rock Drumming series for Modern Drummer. This, too, was a phone interview — the only backgrounder transcript so far with a date on it: March 21, 1982. I describe the full … Continue reading

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