Buddy Holly

Sep 7, 1936

Bio: As a teen, performed in the country-rock duo Buddy & Bob and in a trio that opened for Elvis Presley in 1955. Dropped the "e" from his surname after a typo in a recording contract. Proposed to Maria Elena Santiago, a receptionist at a record label, on their first date. Was killed in a February 3, 1959, plane crash that also claimed the… More

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The Real Buddy Holly Story
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