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Buddy Holly Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 6 pages of information about the life of Buddy Holly.
This section contains 1,595 words
(approx. 6 pages at 300 words per page)
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One of rock 'n' roll's founding fathers, Buddy Holly (1936-1959) recorded a highly influential body of work before his untimely death. Holly's unique mix of pop melodicism, aggressive rhythmic drive, and imaginative arrangement ideas directly inspired the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and numerous other bands in the coming decades.

At age 22, a fatal plane crash made Buddy Holly into an instant rock 'n' roll legend. His string of hit records--including "That'll Be the Day," "Peggy Sue," "Oh Boy!," and "Rave On"--had made him a celebrity in America and beyond. What proved to be remarkable about Holly was that his stature increased with time, rather than fading as was typical with pop music idols. His distinctive mix of rock 'n' roll, country, and R & B served to inspire a generation of younger artists and remained vital for decades to come. In terms of both his creative output...

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This section contains 1,595 words
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Purchase our Buddy Holly Biography
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