Clovis, New Mexico: Norman and Vi Petty Rock 'n' Roll Museum

Small town explains the "Clovis Sound" and the importance of musicians Vi and Norman Petty, who produced Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings, and others.
Address:
105 E. Grand Ave., Clovis, NM
Directions:
Downtown. On the south side of E. Grand Ave. (3rd St.) a half-block east of its intersection with N. Main St. Museum is in the basement of the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce.
Hours:
M-F 8-5, Sa by appt. (Call to verify)
Phone:
575-763-3435
Admission:
Adults $5.
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Norman and Vi Petty Rock and Roll Museum

The museum is well worth stopping to see -- so much history, and the short movie really tells the story. We even got to meet the Mayor pro tem!

[VLong, 05/06/2019]

Clovis Petty Rock Museum.

Norman & Vi Petty Rock & Roll Museum

Interesting small town rock and roll museum.

[Polanahan Clan, 07/24/2013]

Vi and Norman Petty were a musician couple who became producers of early rock stars such as Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison. "Home of that Clovis Sound."

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