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Sunday, July 28 2013

Latin Music Is American Music

For more than a century, immigrants—particularly those from Latin America—have helped forge the cultural identity of the United States. In so doing they've spiced up America's food and thankfully, its music, too.


Reviews

Friday, July 1 2011

Various Artists: Rave on Buddy Holly

This tribute collection of 19 covers of one of early rock's most influential pioneers features legends (Paul McCartney, Lou Reed), indie A-listers (Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, She & Him), and -- would you believe? -- Kid Rock.


Thursday, February 12 2009

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.


Thursday, November 10 2005

Buddy Holly: Gold

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


Monday, December 23 2002

Buddy Holly: Reminiscing


Blogs

Tuesday, September 28 2010

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.


Wednesday, February 3 2010

Evolution of a Song: "Rave On"

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'm romantically transported


News

Friday, September 16 2011

Buddy Holly’s Grammy awards: 0

LOS ANGELES — Phil Everly’s comment about the star Buddy Holly received last week on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame kept rolling through my head


Friday, September 9 2011

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,


Wednesday, September 7 2011

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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