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Buddy Holly Bassist Joe B. Mauldin Dies

In a sad coincidence, Buddy Holly bassist Joe B. Mauldin has died just days after the anniversary of his boss' tragic end.

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Lubbock Remembers Buddy Holly on The Day The Music Died

This year marks the 56th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and JP "The Big Bopper" Richardson, Jr.

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5 Buddy Holly Facts You May Not Know

This is the Day the Music Died.

On February 3, 1959, the plane carrying Richie Valens, J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and Buddy Holly crashed in Clear Lake, Iowa, due to bad weather and a young, inexperienced pilot.

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56 Years Ago: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper Killed in Plane Crash

Rock 'n’ roll was still in its infancy when it suffered its first tragedy.

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Buddy Holly’s Special Connection to the City He Was Flying to on That Fateful Day

It's ironic that I ended up in Lubbock, the birthplace of the legendary Buddy Holly. I grew up near Fargo, North Dakota -- the city he was flying to when his plane went down.

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Paul McCartney Covers Buddy Holly’s ‘It’s So Easy’ in Lubbock [Watch]

Paul McCartney paid his respects to Lubbock, Texas native Buddy Holly with a touching cover of "It's So Easy."

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Coming September 7th – “The Buddy Holly Country Tribute: Remember Me”

There's a country-themed tribute to Buddy Holly coming out next month. It's called "The Buddy Holly Country Tribute: Remember Me" and it's out September 7th, which would have been Buddy's 78th birthday. Merle Haggard is one of the performers on it.

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The United Family Commits First $1,000 to ‘McCartney Tree’ Project

The United Family today announced that it is providing the initial donation of $1,000 for “The McCartney Oak,” to be planted in the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza, home of the Buddy Holly statue and West Texas Walk of Fame at 19th & Buddy Holly Ave.

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Paul McCartney Plays Buddy Holly Songs in a Series of Vintage Videos

As you now know, Paul McCartney is coming to Lubbock on June 14th. During the press conference announcing the show, Mayor Glen Robertson said, “He reached out and said I want to play in the hometown of Buddy Holly.”

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Triple J Chophouse Offering ‘Buddy Holly Burger’ in Honor of the Rocker’s Birthday Today

If you're looking for a good meal tonight as you celebrate Buddy Holly's birthday, you can't go wrong with the guys at (FREE PLUG ALERT!) Triple J Chophouse & Brewery.

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Remembering Buddy Holly on His 76th Birthday

Charles Hardin 'Buddy' Holly would have been 76 years old on September 7th. Join Kool FM all day Friday as we celebrate Buddy's life, music and legacy through his music. Listen every hour for the very best of Buddy! See the next page for a few events and links to more Buddy-related items.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to Induct Buddy Holly’s Crickets [VIDEO]

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is inducting the backup bands of six people who are already in the Hall. The inductees include Buddy Holly's Crickets, among others.

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