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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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KFYO / Julie Fisher
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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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Sonny Curtis – ‘The REAL Buddy Holly Story’ [VIDEO]

After seeing 'The Buddy Holly Story' starring Gary Busey, Sonny Curtis was unhappy about how the story was told. So, he wrote his OWN version. Like Sonny says, 'Remember they had a whole movie to tell their story, but all I got is a song and my story's got to rhyme'.

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Kool 98 Remembers ‘The Day the Music Died’

February 3rd, 2012 marks the 53rd Anniversary of the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper), and pilot Roger Peterson. The Buddy Holly Center would like to invite the public to an all day event celebrating their lives and legacies. Patrons are invited to the Center FREE of charge on Friday, February 3rd from 10:00 am-9:00 pm. 

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West Texas Music Historian Bill Griggs Dies at 69

We have lost a true hero of West Texas music. Bill Griggs died Tuesday at the age of 69. Read more about Bill, in his own words, on the next page.

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Curtis, Allison & Mauldin: Hall of Fame Induction 2008

Sonny, along with the other two Crickets, J.I. Allison and Joe B. Mauldin, was inducted into the "Musicians Hall of Fame,"  October 2008. The Crickets were inducted by Keith Richards and Phil Everly. See a news report about the event on the next page!

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Sonny Curtis – “The Real Buddy Holly Story”

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