Rear view of the Fender amplifier showing the Jensen 15” speaker
The 1951 Fender “Pro – Amp” regularly used by Buddy Holly in 1958 can be seen in
the museum at the Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, NM.
It was on this day in 1959 that Buddy Holly kicked off the twenty-four date Winter
Dance Party at the Million Dollar Ballroom in Milwaukee, backed by Tommy Allsup
on lead guitar, Waylon Jennings on bass and Carl Bunch on drums.