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Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

April 7, 2020

The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its slate of nominees to be voted upon for induction at its 51st Annual Induction & Awards Gala on June 11, 2020, in New York City. The Songwriters Hall of Fame is dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of those composers and lyricists who create music around …

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Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame

February 25, 2013

Sonny Curtis, Ronnie Dunn and Roger Miller added to Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame Special Article to the American-Statesman West Texan Sonny Curtis wrote ‘I Fought the Law,’ one of the first rock rebellion songs, as well as ‘Love Is All Around,’ better known as the theme to ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show.’ But …

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Texas Heritage Songwriters Spotlight : 2013

February 14, 2013

Texas Heritage Songwriters: Texas Music, Texas Legend West Texas simplicity and the stuff of legends: The tale of songwriter Sonny Curtis The tale of Sonny Curtis unfolds as any great Texas songwriter’s should, with equal parts simplicity and the stuff of legends. Starting with West Texas sandstorms of mythic proportions and featuring the likes of …

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

May 25, 2012

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Show us a rock band that wasn’t influenced by the Crickets. You can’t. They wrote the blueprint for rock and roll bands—two guitars, bass and drums—and inspired thousands of kids to start up garage bands around the world. Sonny Curtis (guitar), along with Jerry Allison (drums), and Joe …

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Musicians Hall of Fame Induction

October 25, 2008

Musicians Hall of Fame Induction Sonny, along with the other two Crickets, J.I. Allison and Joe B. Mauldin, was inducted into the “Musicians Hall of Fame,” October 2008. The Crickets were inducted by Keith Richards and Phil Everly. Read the full article.

Music City Walk of Fame Induction

April 25, 2007

Sonny, along with the other two Crickets, J.I. Allison and Joe B. Mauldin, was inducted into the “Music City Walk of Fame,” April 2007.

Beatle Hits Played by Sonny Curtis

August 31, 2006

Originally released in 1964, and now restored to the catalogue for the first time, “Beatle Hits – Flamenco Guitar Style” is a collection of early Lennon & McCartney hits, imaginatively arranged and beautifully played by former Buddy Holly guitarist Sonny Curtis. It is arguably the most refined of all original Beatles exploitation albums and certainly …

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