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May 2, 2024



With 14 consecutive hits on London label,

in 58, Rebel Rouser, at No.19, came into view.

And in 59, five more hits followed,

the first being Cannonball, settling at No.22.


‘Peter Gunn Theme’ came next, reaching No.6,

and ‘Yep’ reached No.17.

‘Forty Miles Of Bad Road’ peaked at No.11,

And ending 59, ‘Some Kinda Earthquake’, at No.12 seen.


In 60, came four more chart entries,

the first, also at No.12, was ‘Bonnie Came Back’,

followed by ‘Shazam!’, making the Top 4,

with ‘Because They’re Young’, a No.2 track.


Ending 60, at No.13, came Kommotion.

And in 61, the first of five hits was, ‘Pepe, at No.2.

Followed by ‘Theme From ‘Dixie’, making No.7,

and next , at No.17, ‘Ring Of Fire’, came into view.


Drivin’ Home, followed, and reached the Top 30.

And ‘Caravan’, rose to No.42, on Parlophone.

In 62, ‘Deep In The Heart Of Texas’, made No.19, on RCA.

And Ballad Of Paladin, also on RCA, hit the Top 10 zone.


Ending 62, Duane Eddy & The Rebelettes

took ‘Dance With The Guitar Man, on a Top 4 jive.

And in 63, on RCA, they made No.27 with, Boss Guitar.

Also in 63, ‘Lonely Boy Lonely Guitar, rose to No.35.


Their last hit of 63, ‘Your Baby’s Gone Surfin’,

also  on RCA, sailed up to the No.49 line.

And in 75, Play Me Like You Play My Guitar’,

on GTO, peaked at No.49.


In 86, Art Of Noise, featuring Duane Eddy,

on China, made ‘Peter Gunn’ a Top No.8 song.

Duane Eddy, you were an inspiration to so many,

and an original Rock Legend, loved all your life long.


Thank You for the life changing music.



Duane Eddy     1938 – 2024


by Harriet Blackbury





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