Buddy Holly

Special Events Will Honor Buddy Holly [VIDEO]
Friday, February 3rd, 1959 is known in the music world as "the day the music died"-- in reference to Don McLean's song, "American Pie" and the death of Lubbock native-turned-superstar Buddy Holly. Entertainers Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper(J.P. Richardson) died alo…
Birthday of Buddy Holly Observed in Lubbock [VIDEO]
This "Man of Music" is probably the best known native-born Lubbockite. Buddy Holly's birthday is Wednesday, September 7. If a tragic plane crash in 1959 hadn't cut his life short, Buddy would be 75 this year. A special commemoration of his birthday will be held as a celebration a…
Lubbock Has A Kissing Wall
Jerusalem has it's Wailing Wall, Ireland has the Blarney Stone and now, Lubbock, combines the two with a Kissing Wall. Well, it's now OFFICIALLY a Kissing Wall, but it's an oversized mural of the great Buddy Holly on the outside wall of Texas Discount Furniture at 19th and Buddy Holl…