Greatest Hits [MCA]

Greatest Hits [MCA]

by Buddy Holly

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Overview

Greatest Hits [MCA]

MCA remastered 18 of Buddy Holly's best-known songs for 1996's Greatest Hits album. While the sound is fine, it isn't markedly better than that on From the Original Master Tapes, which also boasted a more complete track selection. Nevertheless, Greatest Hits is one of the most thorough single-disc collections ever assembled on Holly, and for audiophiles, it may be worth the extra money. For most fans, From the Original Master Tapes remains the definitive single-disc set, with the double-disc The Buddy Holly Collection or the LP-only The Complete Buddy Holly providing better, more comprehensive overviews, which provide more value for your dollar than Greatest Hits.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/24/1996
Label: Mca
UPC: 0008811153625
catalogNumber: 11536

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Buddy Holly   Primary Artist,Guitar,Rhythm Guitar,Vocals,Background Vocals
Tommy Allsup   Guitar
Norman Petty   Piano
Sam "The Man" Taylor   Tenor Saxophone
Jerry Allison   Drums,Background Vocals
Panama Francis   Drums
Joe Mauldin   Bass
Ray Rush   Background Vocals,Overdubs
Niki Sullivan   Rhythm Guitar,Background Vocals
David Bingham   Background Vocals,Overdubs
Bob Lapham   Background Vocals,Overdubs
Bob Linville   Background Vocals,Overdubs
Vi Petty   Piano
Bill Pickering   Background Vocals,Overdubs
John Pickering   Background Vocals,Overdubs
Larry Welborn   Bass

Technical Credits

Buddy Holly   Composer
Johnny Beecher   Cover Design
Norman Petty   Composer,Producer
Jerry Allison   Composer
Felice Bryant   Composer
Boudleaux Bryant   Composer
Dick Jacobs   Director,Producer
Bob Thiele   Producer
Mark A. Humphrey   Liner Notes

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