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By David Stevens
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Clovis music legend remembered as 'grateful'

David Bigham sang with The Roses, Buddy Holly and other rock superstars.

 

Last updated 12/13/2021 at 3:17pm

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David Bigham told tourists he had tremendous respect for Buddy Holly and Norman Petty, praising their work ethic.

CLOVIS -- He sang with Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly and Buddy Knox on multiple hit records. He provided backup vocals at Norman Petty’s studio from 1957 to 1959 when it produced 12 Billboard magazine Top-40 singles. In December 2000, he was inducted...



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