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The Lost Songs of the Big Bopper

We are raising money to professionally record and release 20 lost songs written by The Big Bopper.

The Lost Songs of the Big Bopper

We are raising money to professionally record and release 20 lost songs written by The Big Bopper.

pledged of $35,000pledged of $35,000 goal
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sun, June 16 2013 9:10 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated June 16, 2013
 

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    ADMIRER - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album and a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the album. Your name forever etched in music history alongside Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper!

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    ENTHUSIAST - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the album, PLUS a giant custom-sewn digital PDF of all the lyrics to the Lost Bopper songs! Handwritten stuff, extra artwork, and rare photos!
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    DEVOTEE #2 - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the album, PLUS a giant custom-sewn digital PDF of all the lyrics to the Lost Bopper songs! Handwritten stuff, extra artwork, and rare photos, AND the Big Bopper will leave you (or anyone you choose, anywhere in the world, just give us the name and contact phone number) a personalized message on your voicemail - including the classic line "Hellooooo Babyyyy!"

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    Pledge $10 DEVOTEE - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND a digital package of the LAST 28 PHOTOS ever taken with the Big Bopper, Buddy Holly, and Ritchie Valens from their Winter Party Dance Tour (during a show in Kenosha, Wisconsin 1959… ten days before the crash). These photos rare and exclusive, shot professionally, and never before released to the public.

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    BAND WAGON - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND an Ivy League (Gatsby) 50's style hat (just designate your size SM, MD, LG, XLG)!

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    FAN - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND and a BACKER-EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION CD of the finished Lost Big Bopper Songs (beautifully packaged, ships anywhere in the world)!

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    AUDIOPHILE - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND a BACKER -EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION Numbered Collectable Picture Disk VINYL of the finished Lost Big Bopper Songs (beautifully packaged, ships anywhere in the world)! Listen to these great songs in glorious vintage vinyl (made by ericarecords.com)!

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    COLLECTOR - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND the BACKER-EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION CD of the finished Lost Big Bopper Songs (beautifully packaged, ships anywhere in the world) PLUS a DVD copy of the first music videos ever made (Bopper-vision)! Ships anywhere in the world!

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    OPENING ACT - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND a copy of Gary Clevenger's ‘Words Of Love 1959-2009’ - an incredible book about the lives and legacies of Buddy Holly , Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper and pilot Roger Peterson. A rare collectors item (only 20 left for sale in the world)!

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    AFICIONADO - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND a Limited Edition Big Bopper book by music photo archivist Alan Clark who has unearthed many NEVER BEFORE SEEN photos!

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    FANATIC - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND a Big Bopper Leopard Stripped Bowling Shirt from Steady Vintage clothes (red or black)! Ships anywhere in the world!

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    SUPER FAN - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND Alan Clark's four volume set of RARE Big Bopper and Buddy Holly articles and photos - four books in all!

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    FRONT ROW - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND a personalized 45 Gold Record (that's right, an actual 45 sized Gold Record from legendgoldrecords.com)! Do you want a Gold 45 record of Chantilly Lace by the Big Bopper? La Bamba by Ritchie Valens? Or Peggy Sue by Buddy Holly? Any song (even if you make up one) can be customized to be put on your personal gold record!

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    BACKSTAGE - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND a personalized LP Gold Record (that's right, an actual LP sized Gold Record from legendgoldrecords.com)! Do you want a Gold LP record of Chantilly Lace by the Big Bopper? La Bamba by Ritchie Valens? Or Peggy Sue by Buddy Holly? Any song (even if you make up one) can be customized to be put on your personal gold record!

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    OPENING ACT - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND 2 front row VIP tickets to the Winter Dance Party at any of their regular concert dates (flight and accommodations not included)! Check out www.winterdanceparty.com and pick the date, city, and show you want to come see!

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    HEADLINER - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, AND a jam session (or private lesson) with John "Buddy Holly" Mueller (star of the Winter Dance Party) on electric or acoustic guitar. (NOTE: John will drive anywhere within a 100 mile radius of Los Angeles or if you provide a plane ticket and hotel accommodations he will fulfill this request anywhere in the world!). Please note that the show will be acoustical unless you provide supply the "back line" drums and sound.

    OR a jam session with Ray "Ritchie Valens" Anthony from The Winter Dance Party!

    OR a meet and greet with The Big Bopper Jr. himself (He doesn't play guitar, but will sing with you accapella if you'd like).

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    MUSIC MOGUL - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, an Associate Producer credit on the album, AND a one hour phone call with the Big Bopper Jr. Hear stories straight form the Big Bopper's son (you must provide a contact phone number)!

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    MUSIC EXECUTIVE - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, an Associate Producer credit on the album, AND a private Winter Dance Party concert featuring the music of the Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens, and Buddy Holly! The WDP will come to your home to perform their concert for you and your friends (you will also have to cover travel costs - flight and one night accommodations for the band). The most amazing rockshow since man invented music will come to your house, your venue, or your party! Please note that the show will be acoustical unless you provide supply the "back line" drums and sound. Please plan on scheduling your home party in the next 12 to 18 months.

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    KING OF ROCK - Your name in the liner notes of the final CD / album, all the digital downloads above, an Associate Producer credit on the album, AND you get to take one of the Lost Big Bopper songs, write the music, record it, and you are guaranteed to have your version of the song on the final "B-Sides" CD - released with the Final CD. You will be a co-writer with J.P. Richardson (AKA The Big Bopper). Here is your chance to become a living legend and make your mark on history!

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