Library Rock's Backpages

Eddie Cochran: Somethin' Else - The Fine Lookin' Hits of Eddie Cochran

Colin Escott, Razor & Tie Records, 1998

EDDIE COCHRAN was truly Somethin' Else. He had the look. He had the talent. He had the attitude. He played guitar - really played guitar. He produced his own records. He wrote his own songs. And he died too soon. He died before he made any really bad records, or before he got a chance to hustle pale remakes of his greatest hits on cable television. He died while he was young and handsome, and he died leaving the tantalizing promise of what might have been.

Total word count of piece: 1650


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.