Articles tagged buddy holly

Chasing the Jester’s Ghosts: “American Pie”

In light of the March 2017 announcement of "American Pie" being preserved in the Library of Congress, let's not forget other songs of the '70s that matter just as much.

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Buddy Holly commemorated with Walk of Fame star, L.A. concert

LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Walk of Fame star unveiled Wednesday in honor of pioneering rocker Buddy Holly was a bittersweet moment for Maria Elena Holly,

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Buddy Holly has a milestone birthday Wednesday and two new tribute albums

LOS ANGELES — What possible impact could a young pop musician make if given just 18 months to carve out a career? Only the most dreamy-eyed optimist

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‘I Don’t Sound like Nobody’ Sheds New Light on the Birth of the Modern Music Industry

Albin J. Zak III argues that rock 'n' roll evolved more than it spontaneously erupted, with much of what came to be associated with rock having roots in music that had nothing to do with rock.

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Celebrating 70 Years of John Lennon

This October 9th marks quite a milestone.

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The Continuing Legacy of Buddy Holly

Earlier this month (September 7th) would’ve been Buddy Holly’s 74th birthday. Despite his short life and career, his music influenced many different artists.

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It’s no doubt that my favorite album from 2009 was M. Ward’s sensitive and unassuming Hold Time. Every time I listen to it, I’

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Buddy Holly: Down the Line: Rarities

One could easily create a wonderful 20-track compilation of the best tunes from these two discs that would turn into an apathetic listener into a Holly enthusiast.

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DULUTH, Minn. - The rickety old bus pulled out of the Duluth Armory late on Saturday, Jan. 31, 1959, and headed across St. Louis Bay into the

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23 Jan 2009 // 2:40 AM

The most storied of all rock tours began Jan. 23, 1959, at Milwaukee’s Eagles Club and ended in a frozen Iowa cornfield 11 days later. They called

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Juno (Deluxe): Music From the Motion Picture

How to capitalize on one of the few successful movie soundtracks of the past decade? Re-release it a year later with some "b-sides!"

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8 Nov 2007 // 4:36 AM

HILLSBORO, Texas—It was the first rock `n’ roll tragedy. It’s been immortalized in song as “the day the music died.” And now memories

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10 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Buddy Holly: Gold

It's probably impossible to overstate Buddy Holly's importance.

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23 Dec 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Buddy Holly: Reminiscing

It’s 1963, England is slowly wrenching itself from the slumber of the ‘never-had-it-so-good’ post-war era, and youth is finding its feet not as little replicas

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//Mixed media

TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

// Notes from the Road

"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

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