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Nothing Compares to Britney (Austin Chronicle)
Really, we don't have enough to deal with here at the Chronicle . There's our new music blogs, which we do hope you're enjoying (or at least reading). There's something called "SXSW" next month that they tell us is kind of a big deal. There's this newspaper we somehow manage to put out every week.
A rockin' tribute to music legend (Seattle Times)
Lightning finally strikes in the 5th Avenue Theatre's "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story," when a gangly young Texas musician records his song...
Grand Opera House hosts '50s tribute show (Advance Titan)
Wailing on his Fender Stratocaster, Mark Shurilla?s passion lies in the history of rock ?n? roll. Tomorrow night, Mark and his band, The Greatest Hits, will pay tribute to the legends of the Winter Dance Party of 1959 at the Grand Opera House?s re-creation of the event.
Just before the music died, a teen took some pictures (Milwaukee Journal Sent...
Donna Doffing has these two old black-and-white photos, to her nothing more than mementos of a terrific night in 1959...
'Buddy' and its energetic star hit all the right notes (Seattle Post-Intellig...
Nostalgic fifties fun, engaging performances ensure that "The Buddy Holly Story" won't fade away.
Flaming King (Seattle Weekly)
For its Buddy Holly bio-musical, the 5th Avenue turns to a local rockabilly showman.
Love not fade away: Guarding Buddy Holly's legacy (Seattle Times)
He was a gangly musician from Lubbock, Texas, whose catchy songs ("Oh Boy," "Peggy Sue") are holy grails of American rock. She was a demure...
Today In Entertainment History (WPVI-TV Philadelphia)
1959, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson were killed in a plane crash in Iowa. Holly was 22, Valens was 17 and the Big Bopper was 28.
The Night the Music Died (American Heritage)
One day in early February 1959, a 13-year-old in New Rochelle, New York, cut open the stack of newspapers he was about to deliver and read that three rock ?n? roll stars, Buddy Holly, J. P. ?The Big Bopper? Richardson, and Ritchie Valens, had died in a plane crash in Iowa. The boy later said he felt ?like someone had punched me in the face.?
Celebrating Music at the Surf Ballrooom (KAALtv.com)
(KAAL)--The first weekend in February marks the day the music died in Clear Lake, Iowa. "50's in February" is a celebration of music and a time to remember Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.
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