He wrote the song that was the Rolling Stones' first hit in the U.S.
Here's a Buddy Holly song sung by a man whose voice is still sweet:
The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens also died in the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly. Ritchie Valens was only 17.
* I also love Linda Ronstadt's version of It's So Easy and That'll Be the Day. What pipes!
* A new Buddy Holly tribute album.
* Stats and info about covers of Holly songs.
* The Day The Music Died