Tag: Buddy Holly

Various Artists: The Great Tragedy: Winter Dance Party 1959 (Bear Family)

To honor the 60th anniversary of “The Day The Music Died,” German label Bear Family compiled a thorough and compelling scrapbook that encompasses and highlights of the talents lost that day, performers who appeared on the tour, musical tributes to the victims, and an in-depth booklet with super-rare photos and historical background of that fateful winter tour.

Song Of The Day: Buddy Holly, “Peggy Sue”

We pay tribute to the muse of one of rock’n roll’s earliest hits, Peggy Sue, who passed away yesterday in Lubbock, Texas.

3AM Eternal: Buddy Holly, “Raining In My Heart” (1959)

Death couldn’t stop Buddy Holly from releasing new music; this fine single was but the first of many great posthumous releases.

3AM Eternal: Santo & Johnny “Sleepwalk” (1959)

A haunting little instrumental concludes this month of gloomy June songs.