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Jerry Allison Dies: Crickets Drummer Who Co-Wrote “Peggy Sue” Was 82

Jerry Allison, the groundbreaking early rock & roll and rockabilly drummer who, as a member of The Crickets with Buddy Holly, co-wrote landmark songs such as “Peggy Sue” and “…

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Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly are going on tour, even though both of them are dead

In a move that many believed would be impossible until the government perfected zombie technology, both Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly will be going on tour soon—even though the former died in 1988 and the latter died in 1959. Rather than reanimating the a

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Buddy Holly: the rocker next door – a classic profile by Mick Farren | Music | The Guardian

On the 57th anniversary of the his tragic death we revisit this profile of the clean-cut icon, first published in NME in September 1975 and taken from Rock’s Backpages

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▶ Meaning of American Pie by Don McLean - YouTube

American Pie (1971) is a cryptic song by Don McLean that starts on the death of Buddy Holly in a airplane crash in February, 3rd 1959, the day the music died...