Buddy Holly

The 500 Greatest Songs of the 1950s: 70 – 61

By Steve Crawford | April 4, 2020

an unflinching statement of lifelong commitment

The 500 Greatest Songs of the 1950s: 460 – 451

By Steve Crawford | November 20, 2019

Buddy offered to teach Paul guitar if Paul would write him a song

The Big Huerta Goes to Clear Lake, Iowa in his Mind

By Edward Huerta | September 20, 2015

This painting was very minimalist. It is viewed through a snow drift…a faint wooden fence can be seen along with Buddy’s glasses….broken in two in the snow….along with the words “Oh Boy” written in the snow. Oh boy is not meant to be good…just a harbinger of things to come in the future.

The Day The Music Crashed

By Alyson Camus | March 6, 2015

It is such an intriguing mystery, but at the end does it matter if it was a pilot error or not? I think it does, imagine if the gun had really been used in flight, imagine if there had been foul play. However I wonder what kind of investigation can be made so long after the accident and when all witnesses have died.

Bloody Holly Meets The Great Huerta

By Edward Huerta | January 28, 2015

Dig, We all love Buddy Holly and think he’s a gentleman with his gentle songs i.e. “Crying, Waiting Hoping”, “Oh Boy”, “Everyday”, “True Love Ways” but what if Chas. T. had a dark side? Who’s to say that he didn’t sit alone in the dark of his Lubbock garage and peruse the Billboard charts wishing harm upon his competition?

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 11-5-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 5, 2013

Winchester Cathedral – New Vaudeville Band – In the mid 1960s appropriating sounds from the 1920s was all the rage and here NVB sound like a time machine band with a foghorn, blaming an ancient building for the singer being stoof up at the alter – A-