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Buddy Holly

Born: 1936-09-07 - Died: 1959-02-03
Cause of Death:
Plane Crash


Death Summary: "The Day the Music Died", as Don McLean would call it was the day that Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and the Big Bopper (along with the plane's pilot) went down in a fatal plane crash.

It was determined that they all died on impact, and the cause of the crash was chalked up to "pilot error", although it was snowing when the plane took off.

Soon after Holly's death, his wife (of six months) lost their child who she was pregnant with.

Holly was buried in Lubbock Cemetery, and his name is spelled "Holley" on his tombstone. This was the correct spelling of his name.

Who was Buddy Holly : Buddy Holly was a rock n roll singer and guitarist in the 1950's when rock n roll was making a name for itself.

His work was an influence on both the Beatles and The Rolling Stones among many others.

His most popular hit was probably Peggy Sue Got Married.
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13 Signatures in Buddy Holly's guestbook

  1. jason Says:

    i use 2 be his bf

  2. Samantha Says:

    Buddy you rock and will always rock

  3. Edward Says:

    hahahas :)
    you rock :P

  4. Teddy-Girl-Alice Says:

    Buddy, I can still see you, with that shy grin on your face
    Seems like your hair was always a little messed up
    and kinda outa place
    Now, not many people actually knew you or
    understood how you felt
    But just a song, just a song from you
    could make the coldest heart melt
    Well you’re singing for God now, in his chorus in the sky
    Buddy Holly, I’ll always remember you with tears in my eyes
    Gee, we’re gonna miss you, everybody sends their love.
    On the 50th anniversary of your sad, untimely death i’m sending my love to your Elena and saying that your missed and loved by many millions, you, Ritchie and JP. Your music will never get old and Rock ‘N’ Roll definately died with you guys and Eddie Cochran! Oh Boy!! and Rave On in heaven Buddy. All o’ my love all o’ my kissin’!! xxxx

  5. abbey Says:

    you rock

  6. abbey Says:

    i learn about you and you are great,
    so rip and fairwell.
    xxxxx

  7. SARAH Says:

    buddy u are missed greatly we love u always

  8. Dee Says:

    poor buddy holly

  9. B. Holden Says:

    i love you, buddy holly.

  10. Caitlin Says:

    RIP Buddy Holly you were a great

  11. maggie Says:

    Another great singer to die in a plane crash so sad

  12. Lisa Weiner Says:

    To Buddy Holly,
    I liked your songs Peggy Sue and That will be the day. You were a talented entertainer. Lisa Weiner

  13. Lisa Weiner Says:

    To Buddy Holly,
    I thought you were a great entertainer. I really enjoyed your songs such as peggy sue, and that will thee day. I wish you were still alive. Lisa Weiner


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