The Real Buddy Holly Story

Overview

This documentary follows the career of Buddy Holly from his beginnings in Lubbock Texas to his untimely death in a 1959 plane crash. It is a very personal look into the private and professional life of one of the great contributers to rock and roll. The viewer sees vintage film footage as he performs some of his most memorable songs: "Oh Boy," "That'll be the Day," and "Peggy Sue." There are informative interviews with Tommy Allsup, band members, as well as others that were closely connected to his life. Hear ...
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Overview

This documentary follows the career of Buddy Holly from his beginnings in Lubbock Texas to his untimely death in a 1959 plane crash. It is a very personal look into the private and professional life of one of the great contributers to rock and roll. The viewer sees vintage film footage as he performs some of his most memorable songs: "Oh Boy," "That'll be the Day," and "Peggy Sue." There are informative interviews with Tommy Allsup, band members, as well as others that were closely connected to his life. Hear about the man behind the performer. Hear what inspired his timeless songs in this indepth and complete account of the life and times of Buddy Holly.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/26/2004
  • UPC: 032031179097
  • Original Release: 1987
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  • Source: White Star
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:26:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 13,052

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Buddy Holly
Paul McCartney
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction - Tribute to Sonny Curtis [3:44]
2. Peggy Sue [1:39]
3. Larry and Travis Holly [2:36]
4. The Early Days in Lubbock [6:55]
5. Going Steady With Echo [:58]
6. On the Radio [2:44]
7. Elvis Comes to Town [2:32]
8. First Sessions in Nashville [3:44]
9. Joe B. Mauldin Joins the Crickets [1:33]
10. That'll Be the Day [1:57]
11. Recording With Norman Petty [8:13]
12. A Music Clinic With Sonny and Jerry [3:53]
13. More Peggy Sue [1:19]
14. Doing the Package Tours [7:12]
15. Oh Boy! [1:50]
16. Buddy Offstage [1:59]
17. International Tours [4:00]
18. Paul and Keith Talk About Buddy [4:52]
19. Rolling Stones - Not Fade Away [2:50]
20. Down Time/What If? [2:05]
21. Marriage and Separation [3:11]
22. Buddy Goes to New York [3:00]
23. Reflections From the Holly Bros. [2:20]
24. The Winter Dance Party Tour [4:35]
25. His Last Recording [1:58]
26. Paul McCartney - Words of Love [1:53]
27. Everyday - Credits [2:07]
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2000

    Buddy Holly was simply the Best... EVER

    This is a program put together by Paul McCartney, an original member of the Beatles. It is an awesome documentary, featuring still photos, home videos, and lots of rare Buddy Holly music, along with interviews with friends and family.

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