1968 1968 Gene in Hollywood 24th march 1968 : concert at the Frontier Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minneapolis, Minnesota April 1968 : Gene is interviewed in Hollywood by D.J. Jim Pewter, and he talks about his friend Eddie Cochran. D.J. Jim Pewter
Listen to the interview : videos Part 1 : Gene Vincent interview 1968 1/2
Part 2 : Gene Vincent interview 1968 2/2
May 1968 : Gene tours in the Middle West, in Iowa, Minnesota, Dakota,... 25th july 1968 : Gene records the tracks “Story of the Rockers” and “Pickin’ Poppies” at the Hollywood Sound Studios for Playground Records, with Al Casey (lead guitar), Jim Trowel (drums), Joe Osborne (bass) and Louis Morrell (rythm guitar). Hollywood Boulevard, junction between downtown Los Angeles and San Fernando valley, California Gene in Hollywood, where he lives.
First draft for « Pickin’ Poppies », made in France by Gene and Jackie Frisco (his wife), in 1967
: "Pickin' Poppies" Sung with Jackie Frisco
Gene in Hollywood, at his place : August 1968 : The single "Be-Bop-A-Lula"/"Baby Blue" (Capitol CLF 508) is re-issued in France. September 1968 : Gene performs in Danville, Illinois. November 1968 : A french inedit single, awaited for long by the fans, is released: “Lucky Star”/”Baby Don’t Believe Him” (CFL 514). Gene at home, in Hollywood View of Hollywood, Los Angeles The Capitol tower, where Gene recorded some of his tracks, can be seen