January 2016

Buddy Holly In Nashville, January 26 1956

January 26, 2016

On this day in 1956, Buddy Holly recorded his first songs for Decca Records in Nashville Tennessee.

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Greetings from Nashville, Buddy Holly

January 25, 2016

On this day in 1956, Buddy Holly along with Sonny Curtis and Don Guess arrived in Nashville, Tennessee. The next day would be the beginning of Buddy’s short but prolific recording career.

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Buddy Holly History, January 23 1956

January 23, 2016

On this day 60 years ago, January 23 1956, a 20-year-old Buddy Holly along with guitarist Sonny Curtis and bass player Don Guess loaded their gear into Buddy’s parent’s Buick (strapping the upright bass to the roof of the car!) and left Lubbock for Nashville hoping they might cut a record and become rock and roll stars.

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