Buddy Holly Lives! His Life And His Music - The Legacy and The Legend

Books | Piano, Vocal & Guitar

Publisher: Wise Publications
Artist: Buddy Holly
Format: Sheet Music | Songbook
February 3rd 2009, saw the 50th anniversary of the death of Buddy Holly. Though he died in a plane crash in 1959 at the age of just 22, his short career proved to be one of the most influential in the turbulent history of Rock'N'Roll. For acts ranging from The Beatles and The Rolling Stones to The Hollies and Waylon Jennings, Buddy's band and music were truly inspirational.

Here is a timely celebration of Buddy Holly featuring a classic biography from 1972 plus a brand new assessment of his legacy as reflected on stage and screen as well as in tributes from performers as diverse as Blondie, Eric Clapton, The Mavericks, Steeleye Span and The Flaming Groovies. This terrific publication is illustrated by a host photographs featuring both classic publicity shots to intimate and revealing portraits of the young star.

Holly's songs have become indisputable classics and here, in brand new engravings, arranged for Piano, Voice and Guitar, are thirty-three of the very best of them making Buddy Holly Lives! a fitting tribute to a Rock'N'Roll giant.
ISBN: 9781847729651
Published on: 29 January 2009
No of pages: 160
Language: English
Catalogue No: AM996721

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        Buddy Holly Lives! His Life And His Music - The Legacy and The Legend reviews verified by reevooReevoo

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        Scores 9.2 out of 10 based on 5 reviews
        10 out of 10


        Newbury GB Aged Buddy Holly Fan
        All the hits you can name and many you can't .
        Biography was interesting but lengthy
        Confirmed purchase: 03 October 2017
        Published on: 17 October 2017
        9 out of 10


        Telford. GB Ocassional and untallented player.
        Besides containing many of Buddy's great songs there is a lot of information about Buddy.
        I do prefer music to be written in guitar tab but this is just a personal preference.
        Confirmed purchase: 21 September 2017
        Published on: 07 October 2017
        10 out of 10


        manchester GB
        very good music book, easy to read. plus photo's and wright up's on Buddy. A must for every Buddy fan
        Confirmed purchase: 09 February 2015
        Published on: 23 February 2015

        Musicroom Reviews

        I bought it as a Christmas present. I'm no expert but it seemed comprehensive and really good value. It suffices to say that my friend was absolutely delighted with it.
        Anonymous - ()
        Excellent value for money in the sale. Nostalgic piano playing with nice arrangements.
        Anonymous - (Benfleet, United Kingdom)

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