197 relations: Academy Award for Best Actor, Actors Studio, AllMusic, American Bandstand, American Broadcasting Company, American Pie (album), American Pie (song), Apollo Theater, Ballad, Baltimore, Baptists, Beatles for Sale, Beatles VI, Beechcraft Bonanza, Big D Jamboree, Bill Haley & His Comets, Biographical film, Blues, Bo Diddley (song), Bob Dylan, Bob Montgomery (songwriter), Bob Wills, Bobby Darin, Bobby Vee, Boomie Richman, Bruce Springsteen, Brunswick Records, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, Buddy Holly (album), Buddy Holly Center, Buddy Knox, Carl Bunch, Carter Family, CBS, Chord progression, Clear Lake, Iowa, Clovis, New Mexico, Coral Records, Country music, Crying, Waiting, Hoping, Dave Marsh, Decca Records, Dick Clark, Don McLean, Double stop, Double tracking, Downpicking, Duluth Armory, Early in the Morning (Bobby Darin song), Elton John, ..., Elvis Presley, Encyclopædia Britannica, Eric Clapton, Everyday (Buddy Holly song), Falsetto, Fargo, North Dakota, Faron Young, Fender Stratocaster, Fingerstyle guitar, Fort Worth, Texas, Francis Ford Coppola, Frostbite, Gary Busey, General Amusement Corporation, Glissando, Gospel music, Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grand Ole Opry, Grant Speed, Grateful Dead, Great Depression, Greenwich Village, Hank Snow, Hank Williams, Heartbeat (Buddy Holly song), Hollywood Walk of Fame, Honolulu, Horn-rimmed glasses, I'm Stickin' with You, Instrument flight rules, Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, Irvin Feld, It Doesn't Matter Anymore, It's So Easy! (The Crickets song), Ivy League (clothes), Jerry Allison, Jimmie Rodgers (country singer), Jimmy Bowen, Joe B. Mauldin, John Lennon, John Travolta, Johnnie & Jack, Jukebox musical, Kathleen Turner, KDAV, Keith Richards, KWKH, La Bamba (film), Let It Be, List of Billboard number-one singles of 1957, Louisiana Hayride, Love Is Strange, Lubbock, Texas, Mahalia Jackson, Mamma Mia!, María Elena Holly, Marshall Crenshaw, Mason City, Iowa, Michigan, Mick Jagger, Milwaukee, Modal voice, Moondreams (Norman Petty song), Moorhead, Minnesota, Music publisher (popular music), Nashville, Tennessee, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty, Not Fade Away (song), Oh, Boy! (The Crickets song), Oklahoma City, Orchestration, Overdubbing, Owen Bradley, Party Doll, Paul Cohen (record producer), Paul McCartney, Peermusic, Peggy Sue, Peggy Sue Got Married, Pop music, Popular music, Pulp Fiction, Quantum Leap, Quentin Tarantino, Raining in My Heart, Rave On, Ray Charles, Ray Charles (musician, born 1918), Reverberation, Rhythm and blues, Richard Barone, Ritchie Valens, Rock 'n' Roll (John Lennon album), Rock and roll, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rockabilly, Rolling Stone, Rubber Ball, Sam Beckett, Sandinista!, Scott Bakula, Songwriters Hall of Fame, Sonny Curtis, Steel guitar, Steve Allen, Steve Buscemi, Surf Ballroom, Tabernacle Baptist Church, That'll Be the Day, That'll Be the Day (album), The "Chirping" Crickets, The Arthur Murray Party, The Beatles, The Big Bopper, The Buddy Holly Story, The Clash, The Crickets, The Daily Telegraph, The Day the Music Died, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Everly Brothers, The Hollies, The Louvin Brothers, The Picks, The Quarrymen, The Recording Academy, The Rolling Stones, Time Out of Mind (album), Tommy Allsup, Tonight at the London Palladium, True Love Ways, UK Albums Chart, UK Singles Chart, Uma Thurman, Village Gate, Village Vanguard, Washington Square Park, Waylon Jennings, We Will Rock You (musical), Weezer, Woolwich, Words of Love, World War II, WSM (AM). Expand index (147 more) » « Shrink index
The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Actors Studio is a membership organization for professional actors, theatre directors and playwrights at 432 West 44th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
American Bandstand is an American music-performance show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989 and was hosted from 1956 until its final season by Dick Clark, who also served as producer.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American Pie is the second studio album by the American singer-songwriter Don McLean, released by United Artists Records on 24 October 1971.
"American Pie" is a song by American singer and songwriter Don McLean.
The Apollo Theater at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (formerly Seventh Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (formerly Eighth Avenue) in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, pp.528-29 is a music hall which is a noted venue for African-American performers.
A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
Beatles for Sale is the fourth album by the English rock band the Beatles.
Beatles VI is the Beatles' seventh Capitol Records release in the United States and Canada (including The Beatles' Story).
The Beechcraft Bonanza is an American general aviation aircraft introduced in 1947 by Beech Aircraft Corporation of Wichita, Kansas.
Big D Jamboree was a radio program broadcast by KRLD-AM in Dallas, Texas.
Bill Haley & His Comets were an American rock and roll band, founded in 1952 and continued until Haley's death in 1981.
A biographical film, or biopic (abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of a non-fictional or historically-based person or people.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
"Bo Diddley" is a rhythm and blues and rock and roll song first recorded and sung by Bo Diddley at the Universal Recording Studio in Chicago and released on the Chess Records subsidiary Checker Records in 1955.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Bob Montgomery (May 12, 1937 – December 4, 2014) was an American singer, songwriter, and record producer/publisher.
James Robert Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975) was an American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader.
Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television.
Robert Thomas Velline (April 30, 1943 – October 24, 2016), known professionally as Bobby Vee, was an American singer, songwriter and musician who was a teen idol in the early 1960s and also appeared in films.
Abraham Samuel "Boomie" Richman (born April 2, 1922 in Brockton, Massachusetts) was a jazz tenor saxophone player.
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.
Brunswick Records is an American record label founded in 1916.
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story a musical in two acts written by Alan Janes, and featuring the music of Buddy Holly, opened at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre on 12 October 1989.
Buddy Holly is a studio album by Buddy Holly.
The Buddy Holly Center is a performance and visual arts center in Lubbock, Texas, dedicated to Buddy Holly as well as the music of Lubbock and West Texas more broadly.
Buddy Wayne Knox (July 20, 1933 – February 14, 1999) was an American singer and songwriter, best known for his 1957 rock hit song, "Party Doll".
Carl Bunch (November 24, 1939 – March 26, 2011) was an American musician.
The Carter Family is a traditional American folk music group that recorded between 1927 and 1956.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
A chord progression or harmonic progression is a succession of musical chords, which are two or more notes, typically sounded simultaneously.
Clear Lake is a city in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States.
Clovis is the county seat of Curry County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 37,775 as of the 2010 census, and a 2014 estimated population of 39,860.
Coral Records was a subsidiary of Decca Records formed in 1949.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
"Crying, Waiting, Hoping" is a song written by Buddy Holly. It was released in 1959 as the B-side to "Peggy Sue Got Married". Three versions of Holly's recording were released: the 1959 commercial release, the 1964 reissue with different orchestration, and Holly's original, private home recording.
Dave Marsh (born March 1, 1950) is an American music critic, author, editor and radio talk show host.
Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
Richard Wagstaff Clark (November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012) was an American radio and television personality, television producer and film actor, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987.
Donald McLean III (born October 2, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter.
In music, a double stop refers to the technique of playing two notes simultaneously on a bowed stringed instrument such as a violin, a viola, a cello, or a double bass.
Double tracking or doubling is an audio recording technique in which a performer sings or plays along with their own prerecorded performance, usually to produce a stronger or "bigger" sound than can be obtained with a single voice or instrument.
Downpicking, sometimes referred to as down-stroke picking, is a technique used by musicians on plucked string instruments in which the player moves the plectrum, or pick in a downward motion, relative to the position of the instrument, against one or more of the strings to make them vibrate.
The Duluth Armory, also known as the Duluth National Guard Armory, is a historic building in Duluth, Minnesota, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
"Early in the Morning" is a song written by Bobby Darin and Woody Harris.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
"Everyday" is a song written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty, recorded by Buddy Holly and the Crickets on May 29, 1957, and released on September 20, 1957, as the B-side of "Peggy Sue".
Falsetto (Italian diminutive of falso, "false") is the vocal register occupying the frequency range just above the modal voice register and overlapping with it by approximately one octave.
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for nearly 16% of the state population.
Faron Young (February 25, 1932 – December 10, 1996) was an American country music singer and songwriter from the early 1950s into the mid-1980s and one of its most successful and colorful stars.
The Fender Stratocaster is a model of electric guitar designed in 1954 by Leo Fender, Bill Carson, George Fullerton, and Freddie Tavares.
Fingerstyle guitar is the technique of playing the guitar by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips, fingernails, or picks attached to fingers, as opposed to flatpicking (plucking individual notes with a single plectrum, commonly called a "pick").
Fort Worth is the 15th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas.
Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and film composer.
Frostbite occurs when exposure to low temperatures causes freezing of the skin or other tissues.
William Gary Busey (born June 29, 1944) is an American actor.
General Amusement Corporation (GAC) was an international talent booking agency that was acquired by ICM Partners in 1974.
In music, a glissando (plural: glissandi, abbreviated gliss.) is a glide from one pitch to another.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales, chart position, or critical reception." Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category at the Grammys having been presented since 1959.
The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded by The Recording Academy to "performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording." This award is distinct from the Grammy Hall of Fame Award, which honors specific recordings rather than individuals, and the Grammy Trustees Award, which honors non-performers.
The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country-music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee, which was founded on November 28, 1925, by George D. Hay as a one-hour radio "barn dance" on WSM.
Ulysses Grant Speed (January 6, 1930 – October 1, 2011) was a western sculptor based in Lindon in Utah County, near Provo.
The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Greenwich Village often referred to by locals as simply "the Village", is a neighborhood on the west side of Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Clarence Eugene "Hank" Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999) was a Canadian-American country music artist.
Hiram "Hank" Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American singer-songwriter.
"Heartbeat" is a rockabilly song credited to Bob Montgomery and Norman Petty and originally recorded by Buddy Holly in 1958.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiokinai.
Horn-rimmed glasses are a type of eyeglasses.
"I'm Stickin' with You" is a song written by Jimmy Bowen and Buddy Knox and performed by Jimmy Bowen with The Rhythm Orchids.
Instrument flight rules (IFR) is one of two sets of regulations governing all aspects of civil aviation aircraft operations; the other is visual flight rules (VFR).
The Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame is a museum located in Arnolds Park, Iowa and maintained by the non-profit Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Association (IRRMA).
Irvin Feld (April 19, 1918 – September 6, 1984) was an American businessman.
"It Doesn't Matter Anymore" is a pop ballad written by Paul Anka and recorded by Buddy Holly in 1958.
"It's So Easy!" is a rock-and-roll song written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty.
Ivy League is a style of men's dress, popular during the late 1950s in the Northeastern United States, and said to have originated on college campuses, particularly those of the Ivy League.
Jerry Ivan Allison (born August 31, 1939) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the Crickets and co-writer of their hits "That'll Be the Day" and "Peggy Sue", recorded with Buddy Holly.
James Charles Rodgers (September 8, 1897 – May 26, 1933), professionally Jimmie Rodgers, was an American country, blues and folk singer, songwriter and musician in the early 20th century, known most widely for his rhythmic yodeling.
James Albert Bowen (born November 30, 1937) is an American record producer and former rockabilly singer.
Joseph Benson Mauldin, Jr. (July 8, 1940 – February 7, 2015) was an American bass player, songwriter, and audio engineer who was best known as the bassist for the early rock and roll group The Crickets.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor, film producer, dancer and singer.
Johnnie & Jack were an American country music duo composed of Johnnie Wright (1914–2011) and Jack Anglin (1916–1963).
A jukebox musical is a musical film or stage presentation featuring the songs of popular music acts.
Mary Kathleen Turner (born June 19, 1954), better known as Kathleen Turner, is an American film and stage actress and director.
KDAV (1590 AM) is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Lubbock, Texas.
Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943) is an English musician and songwriter, best known as a guitarist and founder member of the Rolling Stones.
KWKH (1130 AM) is a sports radio station serving Shreveport, Louisiana.
La Bamba is a 1987 American biographical film written and directed by Luis Valdez that follows the life and career of Chicano rock 'n' roll star Ritchie Valens.
Let It Be is the twelfth and final studio album by the English rock band the Beatles.
This is a list of number-one songs in the United States during the year 1957 according to Billboard magazine.
Louisiana Hayride was a radio and later television country music show broadcast from the Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium in Shreveport, Louisiana, that during its heyday from 1948 to 1960 helped to launch the careers of some of the greatest names in American country and western music.
"Love Is Strange" is a crossover hit by American rhythm and blues duet Mickey & Sylvia, which was released in late November 1956 by the Groove record label.
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States.
Mahalia Jackson (October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer.
Mamma Mia! (promoted as Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia!) is a jukebox musical written by British playwright Catherine Johnson, based on the story of Bueno Sera, Mrs Campbell, written by Dennis Norden, and based on the songs of ABBA, composed by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, former members of the band.
María Elena Holly (née Santiago; born December 20, 1932) was the widow of rock and roll pioneer Buddy Holly until she remarried.
Marshall Howard Crenshaw (born November 11, 1953) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter best known for his song "Someday, Someway", a US Top 40 hit in 1982.
Mason City is a city in and the county seat of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943), known professionally as Mick Jagger, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor who gained fame as the lead singer and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones.
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States.
Modal voice is the vocal register used most frequently in speech and singing in most languages.
"Moondreams" is a song written by Norman Petty and released in 1957 by The Norman Petty Trio.
Moorhead is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States, and the largest city in northwest Minnesota.
In the music industry, a music publisher (or publishing company) is responsible for ensuring the songwriters and composers receive payment when their compositions are used commercially.
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
The NBC Symphony Orchestra was a radio orchestra established by David Sarnoff, the president of the Radio Corporation of America, especially for the celebrated conductor Arturo Toscanini.
Niki Sullivan (June 23, 1937 – April 6, 2004) was an American rock and roll guitar player, born in South Gate, California.
Norman Petty (May 25, 1927 – August 15, 1984) was an American musician and record producer who is best known for his association with Buddy Holly and the Crickets, who recorded in his studio.
"Not Fade Away" is a song credited to Buddy Holly (originally under his first and middle names, Charles Hardin) and Norman Petty (although Petty's co-writing credit is likely to have been a formality) and first recorded by Holly and his band, the Crickets.
"Oh, Boy!" is a song written by Sonny West, Bill Tilghman and Norman Petty.
Oklahoma City, often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Orchestration is the study or practice of writing music for an orchestra (or, more loosely, for any musical ensemble, such as a concert band) or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra.
Overdubbing (the process of making an overdub, or overdubs) is a technique used in audio recording, whereby a musical passage is recorded twice.
William Owen Bradley (October 21, 1915 – January 7, 1998) was an American record producer who, along with Chet Atkins and Bob Ferguson, was one of the chief architects of the 1950s and 1960s Nashville sound in country music and rockabilly.
"Party Doll" is a 1957 rock 'n' roll song written by Buddy Knox and Jimmy Bowen.
Paul Cohen (November 10, 1908 Chicago, Illinois – April 1, 1970 Bryan, Texas) was an American country music producer.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Peermusic is a United States-based independent music publisher.
"Peggy Sue" is a rock and roll song written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, and Norman Petty, recorded and released as a single by Holly in early July of 1957.
Peggy Sue Got Married is a 1986 American comedy-drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola starring Kathleen Turner as a woman on the verge of a divorce, who finds herself transported back to the days of her senior year in high school in 1960.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, based on a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary,See, e.g., King (2002), pp.
Quantum Leap is an American science-fiction television series that originally aired on NBC for five seasons, from March 1989 through May 1993.
Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American director, writer, and actor.
"Raining in My Heart" is a song recorded by Buddy Holly on October 21, 1958 with the orchestral backing by Dick Jacobs.
"Rave On", also written "Rave On!", is a song written by Sonny West, Bill Tilghman and Norman Petty in 1958.
Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer.
Ray Charles (born Charles Raymond Offenberg; September 13, 1918April 6, 2015) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, vocal arranger and conductor who was best known as organizer and leader of the Ray Charles Singers who were featured on Perry Como's records and television shows for 35 years and were also known for a series of 30 choral record albums produced in the 1950s and 1960s for the Essex, MGM, Decca and Command labels.
Reverberation, in psychoacoustics and acoustics, is a persistence of sound after the sound is produced.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Richard Barone is an American rock musician who first gained attention as frontman for The Bongos.
Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), known professionally as Ritchie Valens, was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Rock 'n' Roll is the sixth studio album by John Lennon.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, recognizes and archives the history of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll.
Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating back to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
"Rubber Ball" was an early 1961 hit for Bobby Vee on Liberty Records.
Sandinista! is the fourth studio album by English rock band the Clash.
Scott Stewart Bakula (born October 9, 1954) is an American actor, singer and director best known for his lead roles in two science-fiction television series: as Sam Beckett on Quantum Leap (for which he received four Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award), and as Captain Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF), was founded in 1969 by songwriter Johnny Mercer and music publisher/songwriter Abe Olman and publisher/executive Howie Richmond to honor those whose work represents and maintains the heritage and legacy of a spectrum of the most beloved songs from the world's popular music songbook.
Sonny Curtis (born May 9, 1937) is an American singer and songwriter.
Steel guitar is a type of guitar or the method of playing the instrument.
Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen (December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000) was an American television personality, radio personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, writer, and advocate of scientific skepticism.
Steven Vincent Buscemi (born December 13, 1957) is an American actor, comedian and director.
The Surf Ballroom (the Surf) is a Historic Rock and Roll Landmark at 460 North Shore Drive, Clear Lake, Iowa.
Tabernacle Baptist Church (also known as Evans Avenue Baptist Church and now Mount Pisgah Baptist Church) is a historic church building at 1801 Evans Avenue in Fort Worth, Texas.
"That'll Be the Day" is a song written by Buddy Holly and Jerry Allison.
That'll Be The Day is the final studio album from Buddy Holly.
The "Chirping" Crickets is the self-titled debut album from the American rock and roll band The Crickets, led by Buddy Holly.
The Arthur Murray Party is an American television variety show which ran from July 1950 until September 1960.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
Jiles Perry "J.
The Buddy Holly Story is a 1978 biographical film which tells the life story of rock musician Buddy Holly.
The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock.
The Crickets were an American rock and roll band from Lubbock, Texas, formed by singer-songwriter Buddy Holly in the 1950s.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
On February 3, 1959, American rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, together with pilot Roger Peterson.
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.
The Everly Brothers were an American country-influenced rock and roll duo, known for steel-string acoustic guitar playing and close harmony singing.
The Hollies are a British pop/rock group best known for their pioneering and distinctive three-part vocal harmony style.
The Louvin Brothers were an American musical duo composed of brothers Ira and Charlie Louvin (Lonnie Loudermilk (April 21, 1924 – June 20, 1965) and Charlie Elzer Loudermilk (July 7, 1927– January 26, 2011). The brothers are cousins to John D. Loudermilk, a Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member. The brothers wrote and performed secular country music, as well as fire and brimstone Gospel music. Ira played virtuoso mandolin and generally sang lead vocal in the tenor range, while Charlie played rhythm guitar and offered supporting vocals in a lower pitch. They helped popularize the vocal technique of close harmony in country and country-rock. After becoming regulars at the Grand Ole Opry and scoring a string of hit singles in the late 1950s and early '60s, the Louvin Brothers broke up in 1963 due in large part to Charlie growing tired of Ira's addictions and reckless behavior. Ira died in a traffic accident in 1965. They were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001, and Charlie died of cancer in 2011.
The Picks is an American vocal Quartet that backed Buddy Holly and the Crickets' band on nine of the first twelve Crickets releases on Brunswick in 1957, as well as backing Buddy Holly solos for group sounds.
The Quarrymen (also written as "the Quarry Men") are a British skiffle/rock and roll group, formed by John Lennon in Liverpool in 1956, which eventually evolved into the Beatles in 1960.
The Recording Academy (formerly the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences or NARAS) is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers, and other recording professionals.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
Time Out of Mind is the 30th studio album by the American musician Bob Dylan, released on September 30, 1997, by Columbia Records.
Thomas Douglas Allsup (November 24, 1931 – January 11, 2017) was an American rockabilly and swing musician.
Tonight at the London Palladium is a British television variety show that is hosted from the London Palladium theatre in London's West End.
"True Love Ways" is a song written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty and recorded with the Dick Jacobs Orchestra in October 1958, four months before the singer's death.
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an American actress and model.
The Village Gate was a nightclub at the corner of Thompson and Bleecker Streets in Greenwich Village, New York.
The Village Vanguard is a jazz club located at Seventh Avenue South in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Washington Square Park is a public park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Waylon Arnold Jennings (pronounced; June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.
We Will Rock You (often abbreviated as WWRY) is a rock musical based on the songs of British rock band Queen with a book by Ben Elton.
Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (rhythm guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass, backing vocals).
Woolwich is a district of south-east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
"Words of Love" is a song written by Buddy Holly.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WSM (branded as The Legend) is a 50,000-watt AM radio station located in Nashville, Tennessee.
Buddie Hollie, Buddie Holly, Buddy Holley, Buddy Hollie, Buddy Holly & The Crickets, Buddy Holly & the Crickets, Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Buddy Holly: A Rock & Roll Collection, Buddy Holly: A Rock and Roll Collection, Buddy holly, Buddy holly (singer), Charles H. Holley, Charles Harden, Charles Hardin Helley, Charles Hardin Holley, Charles Hardin Holly, Charles Holley, Charles Holly, Holly Buddy, Holly, Buddy.