Title: Brand New Start
Artist: Craig Marsden
Release Date: 10.29.2013
Title: The Romeos
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In 1954 Bob Kelly assembled a few fellow students from North Texas State University forming, Bob Kelly & The Pikes. Kelly and crew were on the forefront of a new musical genre soon to take the world by storm. The band quickly gained popularity ultimately landing at The Big D Jamboree in Dallas. The savvy and talented Kelly parlayed the bands high profile gigs into recording opportunities for his burgeoning song- writing career. He soon landed hit singles with Mac Curtis on King Records and Capitol Records recording artist and Rock n’ Roll legend Gene Vincent.
Bob Kelly was a prolific songwriter, producer, disc jockey, recording studio owner and bandleader. Take a close listen to these amazing recordings from 1954 – 1960 and it won’t take long to hear why Bob Kelly & The Pikes were true Pioneers of Rock N’ Roll & Pop! Coming 11.12.13; pre-order on iTunes here!
Rock n’ Roll pioneers Bob Kelly & The Pikes’ 1956 classic, When We Get Together, provides the perfect All-American backdrop for episode 403 of the HBO smash, Eastbound and Down. Kelly and crew got their start in 1954 at North Texas State University. The bands enormous success quickly catapulted Kelly’s songwritting career. Bob ultimately penned hits for icons including Gene Vincent and Elvis Presley. Mr. Kelly truly was an original music industry maverick.
Fervor Records is thrilled to announce the release of an amazing retrospective of the groups legacy entitled, Bob Kelly & The Pikes: Pioneers of Rock N’ Roll. Now available for pre-order on iTunes.Read More