50th ann. - 2009 UK Press 1
50th ann. - 2009 UK Press 2
50th ann. - 2009 US Press 1
50th ann. - 2009 US Press 2
50th ann. - 2009 Cliff Richard Club
50th ann. - 2009 German Press 1
50th ann. - 2009 German Press 2
50th ann. - 2009 London Exhibition
50th ann. - Johnny  Rogers' Report
50th ann. - 2009 Last Tour Pics 1
50th ann. - 2009 Last Tour Pics 2
50th ann. - 2009 Surf Pics 1
50th ann. - 2009 Surf Pics 2
50th ann. - 2009 Surf Pics 3
50th ann. - 2009 Surf Clear Lake
50th ann. - 2009 Radio/TV Shows
50th ann. - Blackpool Q. Hotel
50th ann. - Cavern Club
50th ann. - Doncaster
50th ann. - Excl. Philly Pics
50th ann. - Holy Rosary P.C.
50th ann. - Nieuwkoop Holland
50th ann. - Liverpool Huyton
50th ann. - Liverpool Ph. Hall
50th ann. - More Liverpool pics
50th ann. -  Radio Merseyside BBC
50th ann. - Rothschild Pavilion USA
50th ann. - Crystal Rock Ballr. USA
50th ann. - Evang. Pressedienst
50th ann. -  Artikel aus Kleve
58th ann. - BHC Lubbock TX
6 CD Buddy Holly Box-Set 2009
Aircraft Accident Report 1959
A new 10'' UK Buddy LP in 2009
A new 10" UK Buddy LP in 2010
A-Z  Buddy Holly & The Crickets
All Tour Programmes
Ariel Cyclone
Art And Kitsch 1
Art And Kitsch 2
Art And Kitsch 3
Art And Kitsch 4
Art And Kitsch 5
Art And Kitsch 6
Art And Kitsch 7
Art And Kitsch 8
Art And Kitsch 9
Augury Of Buddy's Death
Austrian Buddy Tribute
Beatles' Letter To The Crickets
Beechcraft Fragments
Berlin "That'll Be The Day"
Beverly Hills Auction 2010
Boudewijn Büch + Buddy
Buddy And Beyond Show
Buddy And The Cruisers
Buddy At Christmas
Buddy's Bio
Buddy's Birthday 2009
Buddy's Birthday Fan Trip 2009
'Buddy' Essen, 2009 (1)
'Buddy' Essen, MEH (2)
'Buddy' Essen, Vor-Premiere (3)
'Buddy' Essen, Off. Premiere (4)
'Buddy' Essen Bühnenbild (5)
'Buddy' Essen Offene Tür (6)
Buddy Fan David Agius, Malta
Buddy's  Mother Ella Holley
Buddy Holly En Español 1
Buddy Holly En Español 2
Buddy Holly En Español 3
Buddy Holly En Español 4
Buddy Holly En Español 5
Buddy Holly En Español 6
Buddy Holly En Español 7
Buddy Holly En Español 8
Buddy Holly En Español 9
Buddy Holly Photos
Buddy Holly In Solingen
Buddy Holly Timeline
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 01
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 02
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 03
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 04
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 05
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 06
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 07
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 08
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 09
Buddy Holly Trail   2009 - 10
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 11
Buddy Holly Trail 2016
Buddy In Birmingham 1958
Buddy Info Plus
Buddy In Liverpool 1958
Buddy + Hans On Air 2007
Buddy + Hans On Air  2008
Buddy Lyrics - A
Buddy Lyrics - B + C
Buddy Lyrics - D + E
Buddy Lyrics - F + G
Buddy Lyrics - H + I
Buddy Lyrics - J + K + L
Buddy Lyrics - M + N + O
Buddy Lyrics - P + Q + R
Buddy Lyrics - S + T
Buddy Lyrics - U  -  Z
Buddy On TV
Buddy Rock & Roll Show
Buddy Song List
Buddy's Plans
Buddy Statue Essen
Buddy Statue Lubbock
Canadian Fan Brian Wilson
CD's Down The Line - Rarities
CD's Memorial Collection
CD "Buddy Holly Reloaded"
CD  "Gotta Roll"
CD "Hollybilly"
CD "Listen to me" - Germany
CD "Not Fade Away"
CD  “Ohh!  Annie!”
CD "Stay All Night"
CD "WDP Buddy Holly" El Toro
Clear Lake 2007
Clear Lake 2008
Clear Lake 2008 - Larry
Clear Lake 2008 - Bob
Clear Lake 2008 - Shannon
Clear Lake - NY 2008 - Ian
Clear Lake 2010 - Bob
Clear Lake 2010 - Ian
Clear Lake 2010 - Clive
Clear Lake 2011 - Mary Kay
Clovis 2010 -  Mary Kay
Clovis 2010 Preview
Clovis Music Fest CD
Clovis 2009 Preview
Clovis 2008 Preview
Clovis 2008 - Suzie
Clovis 2008 - The Hagens 1
Clovis 2008 - The Hagens 2
Clovis 2008 - The Hagens 3
Clovis 2008 - Barry Holley
Clovis 2008 - John Mueller
Clovis 2008 - Johnny Rogers
Clovis 2007 - John Beecher
Clovis 2007 - John's Photos
Clovis 2007 - Sonny West
Clovis 2007 -  CNJ Reports
Clovis 2006/1 - John Beecher
Clovis 2006/2 - John Beecher
Clovis 2006/3 - John Beecher
Clovis 2006/4 - Alan Clark
Coroner's Report 1959
Crash Headlines 1959
Crash Site Fan Pics 1
Crash Site Fan Pics 2
Crickets 60's Pics
Crickets Last Performance
Dan Springall's Story
Dave Slater's Tribute CD
Dave Travis - Buddy's Song
Dortmund - Albert Lee
Earl Sinks Story - Part 1
Earl Sinks Story - Part 2
Echo - Buddy's First Love
Elvis Fans Visit Lubbock
Every Day - DLP - France
Fan Memories - 1 Berndt (D) (1)
Fan Memories - 2 Andreas (D)
Fan Memories - 3 Mike (USA)
Fan Memories - 4 Joachim (D)
Fan Memories - 5 Alfred (D)
Fan Memories - 6 Robert (UK)
Fan Memories - 7 Berndt (D) (2)
Fan Memories - 8 Rob (Canada)
Fan Memories - 9 Vic & Jack (UK)
Fan Memories - 10 Jan (NL)
Fan Memories - 11 (various)
Fan Memories - 12 (various)
Fan Memories - 13 Alan (UK)
Gerd Alzen 40 J. Memory Hits
German Buddy Fan Eberhard
Geoff Ashford's Tribute Song
George Oblin Story
Gerd's Ritchie Cassettes
Green Bay - T. Allsup Proclam.
Hans & Maria Elena on TV
Holley Family Photos
Hollywood Star For Buddy
Ian Wood Videos
Jac's Cover Song List
Jac's Bio
Jac's Cover Songs 1
Jac's Cover Songs 2
Jac's Cover Songs 3
Jac's Cover Songs 4
Jac's Cover Songs 5
Jac's Cover Songs 6
Japan CD - Rare
Jerry Naylor  1
Jerry Naylor 2
Jerry Naylor 3
Jerry Naylor 4
Jerry Naylor 5
Jerry Naylor 6
Jerry Naylor 2013
J.P. McDermott Story
Jump With Buddy Holly
Klaus - Crickets - Stars
Little Buddy Holly Photo
Liverpool Tribute 2009
Lubbock Photos 2006
Lubbock Photos 2008
Lubbock Photos 2010
Lubbock Photos 2011
My Buddy Holly Collection 1
My Buddy Holly Collection 2
My Buddy Holly Collection 3
My Buddy Holly Collection 4
My Buddy Holly Collection 5
My Buddy Holly Collection 6
My Buddy Holly Collection 7
My Buddy Holly Collection 8
My Buddy Holly Collection 9
My Buddy Holly Collection 10
My Buddy Holly Collection 11
My Buddy Holly Collection 12
My Buddy Holly Collection 13
Nesman Interview 2003
Peggy Sue's Book
Postcards To Buddy
Quotes About Buddy
Remembrance Ad
Riverside Monument
Rock 'n' Roll Museum
Rollercoaster Buddy LP+CD
Running Man 2-3-2008
Surf Ballroom Clear Lake IA
Surf Ballroom Poster 1959
Surf Ballroom 2016
Taryn - A True Buddy Fan
The 1959 WDP Film
The Cover Girls
The Final Day
The Last Tour Exhibition
The Shadows About Buddy
The Wieners Tribute Band NL
Till All Times End - Play
Tim M. Otto Story - 1
Tim M. Otto Story - 2
Tribute To Buddy
Up Up And Away
Visiting Buddy 2002
Visiting Buddy 2007 - 1
Visiting Buddy 2007 - 2
Walk Of Fame - Bill Griggs
Worcester Memorial Pics
Young Fan Siobhan Daly
Xmas All Year Long
V. I. P. ' s




                               BUDDY   HOLLY






Feb 3  Mason City Globe-Gazette, Io.

“ ROCKIN’ INTO HISTORY ! ” (Top-of-page photo) “ Delbert McClinton listens as

Dave Mason sings at the 50 Years Later concert Monday at the Surf Ballroom – Jeff

Heinz/The Globe Gazette. “ (Next pic, of ‘Bopper Jr’ with phone to ear) “ The Big

Bopper Jr. performs his father’s biggest hit, ‘Chantilly Lace.’ Jeff Heinz/The Globe

Gazette.” (Next pic, of stage-front fans) “ Rock ’n’ roll fans sing along at the 50

Years Later concert - Jeff Heinz/The Globe Gazette.” “ Fans and celebrities share in

the music and memories of the Winter Dance Party 50 Winters Later. By Peggy

Senzarino — Musical royalty turned out at the Surf Ballroom Monday night to honor

the memories of three young musicians who died in a plane crash 50 years ago.

Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. ‘The Big Bopper’ Richardson and pilot Roger

Peterson were killed when their plane crashed just north of the Mason City Municipal

Airport on Feb. 3, 1959.  Monday night’s 50 Winters Later concert at the Surf was

filled with tributes in song.” “ ‘ I wish I’d gotten to see him (Holly) play live,’ said

Dave Mason. ‘ He was a master of simplicity in song.’ See CONCERT, A2 ” “ Pretty

good week for Lake economy. By Mary Pieper Clear Lake — The economic impact of

the 50 Winters Later celebration is being felt at restaurants, hotels and other

businesses in Clear Lake and beyond. ‘Downtown over the weekend was packed,’

said Gary Bright, executive director of the Clear Lake Area Chamber…. See IMPACT,

A2. Re-live the memories at our Winter Dance Party site at globegazette.com.”


Feb 3  USA Today

“ Today marks the 50th anniversary of ‘the day the music died’  Buddy Holly was

just 22 when he was killed in a plane crash with Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper.”

Arkansas_Democrat_Gazette_BUDDY_HOLLY.jpgArk. Democrat Gazette


            PRESIDENT OBAMA and BUDDY HOLLY on first page

Feb 3  Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Ark.

“ Won’t fade away. Buddy Holly died 50 years ago today at 22, fixing his place

in our universe. ” 


Feb 3  Des Moines Register, Io.

“ That’ll be the day: ‘50s back in style… The Surf’s concert commemorating

Buddy Holly’s final show draws worldwide fans’… continued  inside on page 6A ”

– Kyle Munson. 


Feb 3  Quad City Times,Davenport/Rock Island/Moline/Bettendorf,Io-Ill.

“ Fans pay tribute to rockers’ legacies…continued inside in ‘Rockers|A3’ ” – Marco

Santana, The Associated Press – syndicated.


Feb 3  The Portland Press Herald, Mne.

“ ‘A long, long time ago…’ Do you recall what was revealed the day Buddy Holly

died ? … ‘Please see HOLLY, Back Page’ - Ray Routhier Staff Writer.” 


Feb 3  Morning Sentinel, Waterville, Mne.

“ 50 years later, Holly’s legacy still inspires…Ever since Don McLean’s 1971 No. 1 hit

“American Pie” put a name to Buddy Holly’s death, the event has become iconic,

and in some cases an epitaph for the golden age of Rock ‘n’ Roll…Please see HOLLY

A6 ”  – Ray Routhier Portland Press Herald (syndicated).



Feb 3   The Sun Journal, Lewiston, Mne.

“ It was 50 years ago today…That the music died…See HOLLY page A3’ ” – Ray

Routhier Portland Press Herald syndicated. 


Feb 3   Kennebec Journal, Mne.

“ Short career long legacy…singer 2 colleagues still influential half-century after

storied plane crash…please see HOLLY A6’, plus Sonny Curtis quote, ‘A lot of young

rock n roll guys felt threatened by Elvis. But Buddy wore glasses and was just a

normal old boy.’ ” – Ray Routhier Portland syndicated. 


Feb 3   The Boston Globe, Mas.

“ Today in G… 50 Years Of Loss ”


Feb 3  The Forum, Fargo-Moorhead, ND-Min.

“ The Day The Music Died: 50 Years Ago Today…Shadowed Details, Memories

emerge from fateful night of rock “ plus, “ Music Back Page’ ” – Dave Roepke.


Feb 3    St Cloud Times, Min.

“ An Echo, An Honor…Musical legends pay tribute to rock stars lost in 1959…

50 Winters the rise of a local legend…see CONCERT, A4 ” – Adam Hammer.


Feb 3    Metro Philadelphia, Pa.

“ Feb 3, 1959: the day the music died Page 14.”


Feb 3    The Dallas Morning News, Tx.

“ Buddy Holly’s Legacy Lives On. Today marks 50 years since a plane crash

killed Buddy Holly, but Holly’s legacy lives on ”.


Feb 3    Lubbock Avalanche Journal, Tx.

“ Charles Hardin Holley 1936 -1959 ” over photo of Graham Nash onstage at

The Surf with headline “ Legends Live On… Buddy Holly/fans swarm to small

Iowa town from around the world to witness star-studded talent. ” – syndicated

by Kyle Munson of The Des Moines Register.           



Feb 3   San Antonio Express News, Tx. 

“ In S.A. Life Not Fade Away Why Buddy Holly still matters 50 years after

‘the day the music died’. ”



Feb 4    Mason City Globe Gazette, Io. 

“ Online, 50 Winters Later… Scores of photos from this year’s Winter Dance

Concert, along with historical photos, previous news coverage and more,

all ...globegazette.com.”.


Feb 6   Clear Lake Mirror Reporter, Io.

“ Surf Ballroom receives landmark designation from R&R Hall of Fame 50 Winters

Later …Fans, families and performers make pilgrimage to the Surf for historical

anniversary event...” “ This is certainly one of the greatest moments in the

history of the Surf ” said Jeff Nicholas, president of the Surf Ballroom and

Museum. Nicholas gave ribute to early and present Surf owners and managers,

as well as fans around the world and the talented musicians who have played

at the Surf. “ But mostly this is about Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big

Bopper – their music and the men they were. ” Nicholas fought back tears as he

referenced ‘American Pie’ Don McLean’s 1971 tribute song to the fallen young

singers, and spoke of ‘the day the music died’. Just then Buddy Holly’s widow,

Maria Elena, rose from her front row seat to hand Nicholas a tissue and give him

a hug. A few moments later, she and Valens’ sister Connie Lemos joined Nicholas

and others to unveil the landmark plaque. “ Fifty years to the night Buddy Holly,

Ritchie Valens and J.P. ‘The Big Bopper’ Richardson rocked the Surf Ballroom at

The Winter Dance Party. ” With quotes from Connie who had first visited The Surf

in 1988 when a memorial was placed outside the ballroom, “ Iowa is a home away

from home - especially this place, I came in and expected Ritchie to come out and

say ‘where ya’ been ?’  It’s as if time has stood still here.” And from Maria Elena

Holly-Diaz, “ Fifty years is a long time, I think he’s pretty happy, and I know he’s

looking down and smiling on all of this.” 

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Feb 13   Clear Lake Mirror Reporter, Io.

“ City Council hears plan to promote musical legacy in Surf Ballroom district… The

‘Surf District/Buddy Holly Boulevard’ would create a gateway to the famous ballroom

from Highway 18 and enhance Buddy Holly Place....”