Buddy Holly

Charles Hardin Holley

  • American


Pioneer of Rock and Roll

Buddy Holly was a musician and singer-songwriter from Lubbock, Texas. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Singer, Songwriter The Crickets 1957 1958
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Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1936/09/07 Ella Pauline Drake, wife of Lawrence Odell Holley, gives birth to a son, Charles Hardin Holley, at home, 1911 Sixth St (lost) in Lubbock, Texas. Born Lubbock, TX Texas Buddy Holly's Birthday
1955/02/13 The Country and Western duo "Buddy and Bob", Buddy Holly and Bob Montgomery, open for Elvis Presley during a 4pm matinee at the Fair Park Coliseum in Lubbock, Texas. Elvis lends Buddy his Martin guitar for the performance. Performer Fair Park Coliseum, Lubbock Lubbock, TX
1955/05/27 Buddy Holly graduates from Lubbock High School. Education Lubbock High School Lubbock, TX
1956/06/00 Buddy Holly, J I Allison and musician Sonny Curtis watch the movie "The Searchers". Star John Wayne's repeated use of the phrase "that'll be the day" stuck with the songwriters. Life The Searchers
1956/06/00 Buddy Holly, J I Allison and musician Sonny Curtis watch the movie "The Searchers". Star John Wayne's repeated use of the phrase "that'll be the day" stuck with the songwriters. Life That'll Be the Day
1957/02/25 "That'll Be the Day" is recorded at the Norman Petty Recording Studio, Clovis, New Mexico Singer, Songwriter That'll Be the Day
1958/03/25 Before a Gaumont Palace show, Buddy Holly and the typically quiet Joe B Mauldin get in a dressing-room fistfight started by Mauldin lighting up a cigar. Last UK Concert Hammersmith Apollo Hammersmith Buddy Holly and the Crickets Final UK Tour
1958/06/00 Buddy Holly proposes to Maria Elena Santiago on their first date, table 53 Life P J Clarke's New York City
1958/10/00 Buddy Holly breaks from The Crickets and moves to NYC. The Holly's settle in at the Brevoort, 11 5th Ave, Apt 4H, in Greenwich Village. Due to legal and financial problems resulting from Holly's departure, he will reluctantly join the Winter Dance Party. Life
1958/11/00 Many mornings, Buddy takes wife Maria Elena and his Gibson guitar to the fountain at Washington Square Park where he jams with young musicians. Wearing dark sunglasses, Holly can give them pointers without attracting a crowd. Life Washington Square Park, NYC New York City
1958/11/00 Night owls, Maria and Buddy Holly, Elena, explore their bohemian neighborhood, stopping in the coffeehouses, listening to poetry readings and folk singers. Buddy frequents the Five Spot, the Half Note, the Village Gate and the Village Vanguard. Life Greenwich Village
1958/12/00 December 1958 and January 1959, Buddy writes and records on his Ampex home tape recorder in his NYC apartment many songs including "That Makes it Tough", "The Learning Game", "Crying, Wating, Hoping", and "Peggy Sue Got Married". Musician
1958/12/00 In late 1958 or early January 1959, Maria Elena, Buddy Holly and Phil Everly dine at El Chico (lost), 82-84 Grove Street. Life Shenandoah Tower, NYC New York City
1959/01/31 At the 'Winter Dance Party', the girls go absolutely gaga over Buddy Holly - screaming, jumping, clapping. When he sings "Peggy Sue", the place goes wild. Performer Duluth Armory Duluth, MN Winter Dance Party Tour
1959/02/02 The Winter Dance Party Tour makes an extra stop in Clear Lake, Iowa, where The Big Bopper, Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens will give their last performances. Musician Surf Ballroom Clear Lake Winter Dance Party Tour
1959/02/03 Big Bopper, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and their pilot Roger Peterson are killed in a plane crash less than 6 miles from Mason City Municipal Airport, 0.4 mi E of Gull Ave near 315th St. Died American Pie Clear Lake Iowa The Day the Music Died

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Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
That'll Be the Day Singer, Songwriter Song 1957/02/25
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