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Fabulous Fifties

Sharing my love for the first decade of rock and roll!

https://www.rollingstone.com/feature/the-50s-a-decade-of-music-that-changed-the-world-229924/

Buddy Holly:

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/the-last-days-of-buddy-holly-93571/

Born in 1936; Died in 1959 at the age of 22 in a plane crash that also claimed the lives of fellow rock stars Ritchie Valens and JP “The Big Bopper” Richardson.

Holly was a musician ahead of his time, and just before his death had begun toying with overdubbing and effects while recording, such as adding orchestration into his songs. A man of many hits, including That’ll Be the Day, Peggy Sue, Everyday, Oh Boy, It’s So Easy, and Rave On.

Buddy Holly and the Crickets-That’ll Be the Day

Top 5 Buddy Holly Songs:

5. Maybe Baby

4. That’ll Be The Day

3. Brown Eyed Handsome Man

2. Peggy Sue

  1. Rave On

Author: Whipped Owl

Writer Musician Historian Sportsman Loner

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