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buddy holly

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by bonj2, 3 Feb 2008.

  1. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    apparently he's dead! :biggrin:

    anyone like his music?
    sounds a bit fifties to me, but could get into it.
     
  2. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

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  3. Buddy Holly is one of the greats. What you have to remember when you listen to it, is that he pretty much invented it all. No one was using the electric guitar as a lead instrument until he came along, and certainly no one was using the same playing techniques he used, like, for instance, string bending. Ok, maybe I'm exaggerating a little but it's impossible to overstate his importance to popular music.
     
  4. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    Good to see all that reading The SUn is keeping you up-to-date with the latest in popular culture.
     
  5. Smokin Joe

    Smokin Joe Legendary Member

    Dead?

    I didn't even know he was ill :biggrin:
     
  6. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    Yeah, he went down with something really quickly
     
  7. Paulus

    Paulus Getting older by the minute

    Location:
    Barnet,
    He went down with someone called the big bopper!!!!! The mind boggles:ohmy:
     
  8. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Staff Member

    just to keep you up to date bonj:

    janis joplin
    karen carpenter
    jim morrison
    elvis presley
    kurt cobain
    bon scott
    lisa "left eye" lopez
    john lennon
    george harrison
    keith moon
    sid vicious
    ian curtis
    bob marley

    are all dead
     
  9. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    Buddy Holly is extremely cool. He was kind of like the morrissey of his day. I've got an album of a reggae band doing buddy holly covers.

    This is my favorite:


    View: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=GMezwtB1oCU
     
  10. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Staff Member

    great tribute (of sorts) here
     
  11. OP
    OP
    bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    JIMs dead! :biggrin: Nooooooo! :wacko::cry::biggrin:
     
  12. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    And the drummer from echo and the bunnymen
     
  13. Ashtrayhead

    Ashtrayhead Über Member

    Location:
    Belvedere, Kent.
    ....and Paul Raven out of Killing Joke
     
  14. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    Agree with RT Buddy Holly was a true innovator. Just one of the things he incorporated into his music was Burundi drumming which was later copied by a certain Stuart Goddard who you probably know better as Adam Ant.
     
  15. Melvil

    Melvil Standard nerd

    My girlfriend went to see the show 'buddy' last night and apparently it was excellent. I've always liked his songs, specially 'Rave on' (what a prophet, eh!)...also, without wanting to lower the tone too much, legend has it that he possessed an extremely large dong, the lucky old chap.