What is your favourite Buddy Holly song?

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This day in 1936,  Buddy Holly was born and he would have been celebrating his 80th birthday today.

Buddy Holly died at the age of 22, on February 3, 1959, often referred to as “the day the music died.” But even in his short time, Buddy Holly changed the sound and look of rock ‘n’ roll forever, leaving a permanent standard that continues to influence artists all over the world.

In only 18 months, from when Buddy Holly and the Crickets hit the charts with their first release, That’ll Be The Day, to when he died in a tragic plane crash, Buddy Holly topped the charts with more than 27 Top 40 hits worldwide, with That’ll Be The Day going to No. 1.

From rock to country to R&B, Holly’s songs have charted consistently for more than 50 years, proving that his music and his influence continue today.

What is your all time favourite song?  If yours isn’t included, please feel free to leave it in the comments below

What is your favourite Buddy Holly Song?

Everyday
0%
Heartbeat
0%
That'll Be The Day
0%
Oh Boy!
0%
Peggy Sue
0%
Raining in My Heart
0%
I'm Looking for Someone to Love
0%
Not Fade Away
0%
Think it Over
0%
Rave On!
0%
Bo Diddley
0%
True Love Ways
0%
Based on 881 public votes.

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Gaynormccormick
2 days ago
0
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So love this song..
Belles
23rd Sep 2016
1
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I saw 'Buddy' the musical in Inverness. Wonderful show. Brought back a lot of teenage memories................
red kay
16th Sep 2016
1
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The musical Buddy is absolutely fantastic, saw it at the Birmingham Hippodrome a few years ago.
sallylorraine
16th Sep 2016
0
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I would recommend any Buddy Holly fans to watch the musical Buddy! It tells his story and the music is fantastic.
John2005
12th Sep 2016
0
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Heartbeat is my fav buddy holly song as it was my dad how got me in to buddy hollys music and he died to young hes music we live for ever
Scottish lassie
12th Sep 2016
0
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I love ,true love ways ,I like a lot of his songs,he was taken to young xx
Wildflower
12th Sep 2016
0
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Rave On. My sister said this song always reminds her of me.
Kath47
12th Sep 2016
0
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Very hard to choose a favourite,but mine is Think it over.
Notme
8th Sep 2016
0
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As others have said, difficult to choose just one. Buddy was one of my Mum's favourites as well so we grew up on this kind of music. Thank you Mum x
Lionel
7th Sep 2016
0
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Happy days ... not been that way since.
PaulineH9
7th Sep 2016
2
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rave on brings many good memories loved that sang..
moonshadow
7th Sep 2016
1
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Fabulous song words mean so much to me in memories past
Gumby
7th Sep 2016
1
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It's very hard to say only one song as I can relate to so many of his hits during my teenage years, I love them all.
1
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Such a talent, lost to us too soon. But his legacy lives on. Love all the songs , but one of my favourites is True Love Ways.
JohnHerb
7th Sep 2016
1
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I always loved Buddys music. I see he had written "Not Fade away" as that was a huge hit for the Rolling Stones and always presumed it was their song
Wilf
7th Sep 2016
4
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Fantastic songs. Such a shame as didn't realise Buddy was only 22 when he died. What a genius and how many other incredible songs would he have written!

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