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dream on

this guy was great that cold night 50 years ago stole us of one great talent.eric clapton ,keith richards,bruce springsteen the list goes on of those future stars who were inspired by this true genius .simple riffs backed by tight rythm section with the addition of piano or strings .IT DONT GET MUCH BETTER!

buddy your the best there was!

The day the music died alot say. True in many ways, but his music lives on inside us all. 'we'll always remember buddy holly' said mike berry and the outlaws. ;)) so will i..


Where do you start? How can one man be responsible for so many classic pieces of music and in such a short space of time? He has to be the most creative musician of his generation with influences spreading way beyond the 50s. Simple pop songs-"Peggy Sue" , glorious orchestrations-"Raining in my heart" groovy sax solos- "Reminiscing", classic riffs- "Rave on" "Not fade away" "Maybe baby" etc etc and the sunblimely simple acoustics of "Well all right"


Born: 07 September 1936 in Lubbock, TX

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '50s

Buddy Holly is perhaps the most anomalous legend of '50s rock & roll -- he had his share of hits, and he achieved major rock & roll stardom, but his importance transcends any sales figures or even the particulars of any one song (or group of songs) that he wrote or recorded. Holly was unique, his legendary status and his impact on popular music all the more extraordinary for having been achieved in barely 18 months. Among his rivals, Bill Haley was there first and established rock & roll music; Elvis...
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