buddy holly

May 31, 1956

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On this day in 1956, Buddy Holly attended the screening of the John Wayne film, The Searchers. In the film, Holly was intrigued by the line, “That’ll be the [...]

June 23, 1990

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On this day in 1990, actor Gary Busey purchased one of Buddy Holly’s guitars at an auction for $240,000. The guitar came complete with a tooled leather case that was [...]

April 7, 1959

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On this day in 1959, Buddy Holly’s glasses were discovered as the snow melted in Mason City, Iowa. They were recovered from the plane crash that killed Holly, the Big [...]

February 3, 1959

February 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

On this day in 1959,  Buddy Holly, The Big Bobber, and Ritchie Valens were killed in a small plane crash. Buddy Holly (a.k.a. Charles Hardin Holley) was an American singer, [...]

October 21, 1958

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Today in 1958, Buddy Holly’s final recording session took place at Pythian Temple Studios in New York City. He recorded ‘Raining in my Heart’, [...]
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