The sons of former teen idol Bobby Vee are working to digitally archive his musical legacy before it's lost. The archiving project includes hundreds of hours of Vee's analog recordings, including cassettes, reels and acetate disks. The conversion to digital began a few weeks ago at the fam…
Former 1960s pop idol Bobby Vee is not letting Alzheimer's disease silence him. Vee stopped performing in 2011 because of the degenerative brain disease. But the 70-year-old known for his hits "Take Good Care of My Baby" and "Rubber Ball" is planning a new CD.
For many teens in this area 54 year ago, a concert by many top rock and roll stars like Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Richie Valens was one of the best days of their young lives. And finding out their idols were killed a week later in a plane crash was one of the worst days.
Bobby Vee is known for his music. But, what you may not know is that he's also a pretty good painter. After years of quietly painting purely for enjoyment, he's finally debuting selected pieces of his work.
Pop music icon Bobby Vee is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Vee says he was diagnosed more than a year ago, but chose to remain silent until now in order to reflect and concentrate on his music and family.