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Engraved Brick Fundraiser Underway for J.I. Allison House Restoration

Ronald Martinez, Getty Images
Ronald Martinez, Getty Images

The project is the restoration of the childhood home of J.I. Allison, who was the drummer for Buddy Holly and the Crickets. Holly and Allison wrote a number of their hit songs at the home, including “That’ll be the Day.”

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54th Anniversary of The Day The Music Died

Robert Snyder, KFYO.com
Robert Snyder, KFYO.com

Today marks the 54th anniversary of the Day the Music Died and the death of Buddy Holly.

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Buddy Holly Center Grants Free Admission in Remembrance of “The Day the Music Died”

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Ronald Martinez, Getty Images

February 3rd marks the 53rd anniversary of the tragic plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.

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Remembering Buddy Holly: Our Top Five Places Commemorating the Lubbock Legend

Julie Fisher
Julie Fisher

Arguably Lubbock's most famous citizen that ever lived, Buddy Holly, would have turned seventy-five this week. In honor of his 75th birthday, we've compiled a list of the best places in Lubbock to celebrate the life of the music legend.

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Legal Correspondence Continues Between Attorney for Maria Elena Holly and Operator of Lubbock Radio Station

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Ronald Martinez, Getty Images

KFYO has obtained new legal correspondence between the operator of KDAV-AM and an attorney representing Buddy Holly's widow, following a Cease and Desist order sent last week.

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Attorney for Maria Elena Holly Threatens Legal Action Against Lubbock Radio Station

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Ronald Martinez, Getty Images

The Cease and Desist letter says that Mrs. Holly is aware and concerned about KDAV-AM's advertised plans using her late husband’s name for their first “Buddy Holly Birthday Bash, scheduled for early September.

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