‘THAT’LL BE THE DAY’ By BUDDY HOLLY AND THE CRICKETS Topped The US Singles Chart 62 Years Ago…

Knockouts from the past

27 October 2019

Band: Buddy Holly And The Crickets
Song: That’ll Be The Day
Score: The single hit the top spot of the US Singles Chart
62 years ago today, on 27 October 1957
Note: Holly is regarded as the artist who defined the traditional rock-and-roll lineup
of two guitars, bass, and drums. He made a huge impression on future great stars such
as Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton. Especially John Lennon was a dedicated fan of the unfortunate rocker who died in an airplane crash, only 22. After Lennon and McCartney saw Holly playing for the first time they met and started studying his records, his performance style and lyricism. It’s no coincidence that ‘The Beatles‘ was derived from an insect name because Holly‘s band was named ‘The Crickets

Here’s the classic…

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BUDDY HOLLY: Website – Facebook

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