The tree is to be planted in commemoration of McCartney’s request to perform a concert in Lubbock, as McCartney is a fan of Buddy Holly.
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.”
Today marks the 54th anniversary of the Day the Music Died and the death of Buddy Holly.
February 3rd marks the 53rd anniversary of the tragic plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.
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.
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.
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.