Remembering Buddy: The Definitive Biography

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This is a biography of 1950s singer Buddy Holly, singer of songs such as "Peggy Sue", Rave On" and "Not Fade Away". Artists such as Linda Ronstadt, The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and Elvis Costello have made cover versions of his records. This book explores the story behind the songs and traces the singer's life from his childhood to his last tour in February 1959. There are personal reminiscences from Holly's friends and relatives and the people who worked with him such as Jerry Allison and Waylon Jennings. The book also includes a complete discography, dates of tours and personal appearances, and reproductions of many letters and lyric sheets.

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Buddy Holly was a rock pioneer. In an era when almost all stars were manufactured by the music industry, he wrote his own material, led his own group, played a Fender Strat, and recorded classic songs like “That'll Be the Day,” “Peggy Sue,” “Not Fade Away,” and “It's So Easy,” in the process influencing everyone from the Beatles to Elvis Costello. Remembering Buddy Holly traces in consumate detail Holly's life from his birth in Lubbock, Texas in 1936 to his tragic death in a plane crash twenty-three years later. In celebration of Holly's sixtieth birthday, this definitive biography was once again made available.

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