BUDDY HOLLY - RECORD UNSIGNED - HFSID 287709
Sale Price $450.00
Coral Records promotional copy of the last single released in his lifetime matted and framed with an 8x10 photo of Holly performing, to an overall size of 20x14
Record, unsigned. Promotional copy of his 45 rpm single, "Well ... All Right," from Coral Records (the B-side of his "Heartbeat"). Matted and framed with an unsigned photo (b/w, 8x10) of Holly performing, to an overall size of 20x14 Buddy Holly (1936-1959), a legend of early rock 'n' roll, wrote his own material. He was among the first to use such advanced studio techniques as double-tracking, and popularized the now-standard rock band lineup of two guitars, bass and drums. A lengthy roster of rock greats, including Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan and the Beatles, cite Holly as a major influence, and he did much to built a bridge between white and black music and musicians. His first song recorded with the Crickets in 1957 was "That'll be the Day". "Peggy Sue" followed. In the year between August 1957 and August 1958, Buddy Holly and the Crickets had seven "Top 40" hits. On February 3, 1959, while on the Winter Dance Party tour of the Midwest, Holly died in a fatal plane crash along with J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) and Ritchie Valens. This tragic loss is remembered in Don McLean's song "American Pie" as "the day the music died". Frame lightly chipped. Fine condition. Not framed in the Gallery of History style.
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