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Eddie Cochran: The 25th Anniversary Album

Richard Cook, NME, 20 April 1985

He was a tough-looking man, hefty square shoulders above turned-up sleeves and keg fists; the voice was an Oklahoman baritone that could hiccough with determination or shiver with tenderness. He twanged a big old Gretsch, could thump a honky tonk piano. And his songs roused the rebel in any young man who heard them.

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