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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
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 Art And Kitsch 1
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Buddy Art And Kitsch 3
Buddy Art And Kitsch 4
Buddy Art And Kitsch 5
Buddy Art And Kitsch 6
Buddy Art And Kitsch 7
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
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Buddy Holly En Español 9
BUDDY HOLLY NEWS 1
BUDDY HOLLY NEWS 2
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BUDDY HOLLY NEWS 4
Buddy Holly Photos
Buddy Holly In Solingen
Buddy Holly Timeline
Buddy Holly Trail  2009 - 01
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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
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Canadian Fan Brian Wilson
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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
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Clear Lake 2010 - Bob
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Clovis 2010 -  Mary Kay
Clovis 2010 Preview
Clovis Music Fest CD
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Clovis 2008 - John Mueller
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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 2008
Dave Travis - Buddy's Song
Dortmund - Albert Lee 2009
Earl Sinks Story - Part 1
Earl Sinks Story - Part 2
Echo - Buddy's First Love
Elvis Fans Visit Lubbock
Every Day - DLP - France
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
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Jac's Cover Songs 5
Jac's Cover Songs 6
Japan CD - Rare
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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
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Musical Buddy on tour 2005
My Buddy Paul
My Buddy Holly Collection 1
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My Buddy Holly Collection 10
My Buddy Holly Collection 11
My Buddy Holly Collection 12
My Buddy Holly Collection 13
Nesman Interview 2003
New Musical Express 1961
Peggy Sue's Book 2008
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
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Tribute To Buddy
Up Up And Away
Visiting Buddy 2002
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Walk Of Fame - Bill Griggs
Worcester Memorial Pics
Young Fan Siobhan Daly
Xmas All Year Long
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IAN's  COLLECTION
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Buddy Holly Lives
         




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                            All fans of Buddy Holly are old and grey.

                                  That's what a lot of people think.

             I know a lot of young fans and would like to introduce to you

           a young actress from the UK, SIOBHAN DALY, a real Buddy nut.




                   

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Landläufig ist man der Meinung, alle Buddy Fans sind alt und grau. Ich kenne eine Menge junge Fans und möchte hier eine junge Schauspielerin aus Großbritannien vorstellen, die Buddy Holly sehr verehrt. Ihr Name ist SIOBHAN DALY.





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                        Siobhan  Daly






                   

                                         © 2009 Siobhan Daly.


                    For exclusive use on this website.  All rights reserved.





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                            THAT'LL  BE  THE  DAY









I can remember the first time I ever played a Buddy Holly record. I was a

child, way back in the 1980s, and I had raided my parents' vinyl collection

to find music to play on my brand new, first ever record player. A song

called 'That'll Be The Day' caught my eye and off I went to my room to

play this new treasure. I can remember sitting there and listening to music
 
like I had never heard before. What were these amazing rhythms? What was
 
this music that made me want to joyfully dance? Who was this man singing

in such a unique style? Why had I never heard this before or anything like

it? What gems had my parents been hiding from me?! In a world of 80s

techno sounds, the shock of hearing the brilliant harmonies and that pure
 
musical passion still sticks with me and thus began a life enriched by

the music of Buddy Holly.
  





              
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I am a young British actress with a passion for Buddy Holly. I confess.

I love Buddy and his music. I can quite happily listen to the same songs
 
and albums over and over again, back to back, singing at the top of my

voice. My friends are not so keen but I am an evangelist and I love telling
 
people about Buddy, why he's amazing, why they should start listening

with new ears to his music as soon as possible.





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I love challenging people with Buddy trivia. Where did the Beatles get the

inspiration for their name? What was the first song John Lennon learnt on

the guitar (via his mother's banjo)? Who wrote the Rolling Stones' first top

three hit? Who is the song 'American Pie' about (you'd be surprised how

many people don't know)? Who pioneered and popularised double
 
tracking, electric guitars, echo chambers, new musical techniques?

Who, who, who!





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                        Siobhan Daly





And seeing as I'm in a confessional mood, I don't mind telling my fellow fans

that I recently searched throughout London looking for a pair of glasses like
 
Buddy's. I studied photos. I set off on my journey. The nearest I could find -

and I was adamant about the front rivets - were RayBan Wayfarers. The

opticians tried to sell me Chanel, but I said absolutely not. I knew what I

was looking for. I had the opticians take out the sunglasses and put in

optical glass. They're great. I love the statement - I wear glasses and I'm

proud of it. My little sister wears glasses too. At first she was self-conscious,
 
but when she saw her sister wearing huge Buddy style frames she has

decided to be loud and proud also. While at her opticians, she was proudly
 
telling the staff about her big sister who wears Buddy Holly glasses and that
 
her favourite song is 'Everyday'. I know this as she often makes me sing it

to her. I feel so thrilled that a new generation is finding out about this

amazing man but also taking courage from him, even still.





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                         Buddy  Holly  Glasses





As a creative person, I can't tell you how much admiration and respect I
have for Buddy. Real creativity takes bravery, it takes people of strong
conviction to stand up and make a difference. Buddy did this and he was  
so young. He didn't listen to the small minded, negative people. He 
followed his heart and changed everything. It amazes me when I look at
modern performers to see how people are afraid to be different, but all
major creative changes come this way, and Buddy was doing it over fifty
years ago! I wish I could have experienced the impact of his music
firsthand in the 50s. What a shock it must have been! I often think of
Buddy before I perform or go for auditions. Sometimes I'm asked to play
the guitar at auditions and I always sing Buddy. It's part of my evangelism
and part of my inspiration. I've always got those roles.



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               Actress  Siobhan  Daly





I love the joy and excitement in Buddy's music. It's so fresh, it's so raw

and heartfelt. You can help but be drawn to that. If ever I'm feeling low,
 
I flick on a Buddy album. I'll be fine by the end of 'Rave On!', guaranteed!

I find it impossible to find a favourite track when I love so many. If I was
 
pushed, I might choose 'Moondreams', but there are just so many. Listening

to a Buddy album is like listening to a compilation of all my favourite music
 
in one place! Track after track is perfect aural delight. 'Everyday', 'It's

Raining in My Heart', 'Girl on My Mind', 'Peggy Sue Got Married', 'True Love
 
Ways', 'Oh Boy!' and there's more and more!

Even when Buddy didn't write the song, I always prefer his delivery. There's

just something about him that always makes me smile. He sings about things
 
we've all experienced - love, loss, romantic confusion, romantic anticipation!

- and always with a lightness of touch that you can't walk away from

without feeling better for.





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Like all of us, I wish he was still here. I wish we could have seen how things
 
had turned out. I wish we could have seen what artists he would have

produced, what new sounds he would have engineered. My heart aches for
 
his widowed bride, his family, his fans past, present and future, for his

promise and staggering potential. I still can't believe how much he had

accomplished by the age of 22.

He did more in those years than some people do in a lifetime. I'm grateful

that we have what we have. I'm thankful that he produced as much as he

did by February 1959. But I'm still sad. I was quite upset around the 50th

anniversary and I spoke to my mother - another fan - about it, who said
 
you know Buddy was one of the good guys, that's why it can be so hard

for us to accept what happened. He was making a positive difference in

this world with his music. In a society where so many people bring misery,
 
Buddy delighted in bringing us joy and excitement. My grandmother
 
distinctly remembers where she was the day she heard all those years

ago. She said she cried uncontrollably and she still cries when she hears
 
his music. Isn't that amazing, that four generations of people from one

family are still impacted by one man who chose to be true to himself,

still singing his songs, still dancing. Perhaps this is the biggest legacy

and testament to a life well lived.





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                          Siobhan Daly in the studio






And that's what I love about Buddy. When you've been touched by

his music, you understand. You have a common brotherhood around

the world. People who love pure, sincere joy and fun. Who laugh, dance

and cry. When I get to heaven, I hope Buddy is one of the first people
 
I meet as I want to say thank you. Thank you for giving us so much.

The world was a better place for it.





      





  Many thanks to Siobhan for her fine report, written with heart and soul.



  Vielen Dank an Siobhan für ihren mit viel Herzblut geschriebenen Bericht.










         
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