Buddy Holly Birthday

September 7, 2011 by staff 

Buddy Holly BirthdayBuddy Holly Birthday, Today would have been the rock and roll 75 years of pioneer Buddy Holly. Wednesday, September 7, called Friends Holly Day with Holly to be honored on the Walk of Fame Hollywood in Los Angeles. His widow, Maria Elena Holly, agreed to star in his name next to two friends of Holly, producer Peter Asher, Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers, and actor Gary Busey. Busey portrayed Holly in the 1978 film “The Buddy Holly Story.”

The singer and songwriter who was black geek glasses fashionable, had such classics as “Peggy Sue,” “That will be the day”, and “every day.”

In a career spanning 18 months, the young rock sensation placed 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, with his band “The Crickets” and as a solo performer.

So his life ended tragically too soon in 1959 at the age of 22 in a plane crash, along with rock and roll great companions Ritchie Valens and Big Bopper.

Holly influence of the Beatles, Rolling Stones, and more recently the band Weezer, who wrote the tribute song “Buddy Holly” and many others.

When Don McLean heard of Holly’s death, wrote his classic “American Pie”, which describes how he felt at the time “of the music day of death.”

To keep the music of Holly in the minds of younger generations, a new collection of his songs is disclosed, entitled “Listen to me:. Buddy Holly” Among the contributing artists who will perform the classic hits are Stevie Nicks Holly , Natalie Merchant, The Fray, Brian Wilson, Chris Isaak, Ringo Starr, and many others.

“We’re trying to keep the name of Buddy Holly alive for younger generations can appreciate the way I do,” says Brian The Beach Boys’ Wilson. “Buddy is unique. He’s important because his music is timeless.” Wilson made his own interpretation of Holly “Listen.”

So if you live in the U.S. or Canada, you can buy the album of 06 September. His fans around the world, we will unfortunately have to wait for later.

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