Everyday: Getting Closer to Buddy Holly Spencer Leigh

ISBN: 9780946719310

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207 pages


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Everyday: Getting Closer to Buddy Holly  by  Spencer Leigh

Everyday: Getting Closer to Buddy Holly by Spencer Leigh
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Buddy Holly lost his life on February 3, 1959, and to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of that plane crash, Spencer Leigh assesses the importance of the legendary figure, looking at his music, his life, his image, and his legacy.Leigh hasMoreBuddy Holly lost his life on February 3, 1959, and to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of that plane crash, Spencer Leigh assesses the importance of the legendary figure, looking at his music, his life, his image, and his legacy.Leigh has interviewed Hollys widow, Maria Elena- all the key Crickets- the compere of his 1958 UK tour, Des OConnor- as well as Ritchie Valens manager and the Big Boppers son, the other two singers who died in the crash.

There are scores of people talking about Buddy Hollys legacy (Bobby Vee, Tim Rice, Mike Batt), and Leigh has spoken to hundreds of Hollys acquaintances and musicians.The book shows how Buddy Hollys UK tour was crucial to the British beat explosion of the 1960s spawning the Beatles, and that without Buddy Holly, todays popular music would be radically different.Spencer Leigh also reveals how impulsive Buddy Holly was and how that impulsiveness cost him his life.



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