Buddy Holly

The Day Buddy Holly, Crickets Played Portland

October 22, 2016

Share This:PORTLAND, OREGON – October 22, 1957 Buddy Holly and The Crickets arrived in Portland, Oregon to appear live on High Time, a local TV teen dance show, and performed that night at the Paramount Theater along with an all-star cast as part of the Biggest Show of Stars ’57, which included Fats Domino, Everly Brothers, Paul Anka, Chuck Berry, Frankie Lyman, The Drifters. Read more about that day the […]

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Visionary Heart by Dion

June 28, 2016

Share This:‘Visionary Heart’ a song from the album ‘New York is My Home’ was written for Buddy Holly by his friend Dion.

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Buddy Holly – The Last Show

February 2, 2016

February 2, 1959
The Winter Dance Party Arrives in Clear Lake, Iowa

Scan of Original Winter Dance Party Poster Surf Ballroom

On this frozen night in 1959 the Winter Dance Party, featuring headliners Buddy Holly and the Crickets, arrived at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. The show also included Frankie Sardo, Dion and the Belmonts, J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, and new teen sensation Ritchie Valens.

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