Charles Hardin (Buddy) Holly

Born today in 1936, the gawky, geeky kid from Lubbock is Rock ‘n’ Roll royalty. Talented, prolific, ground-breaking. NPR has an interview with Peter Asher, who produced the new commemorative album, Listen to Me Asher Holly tribute

Rave On is my favorite, but I couldn’t find a video clip, so here’s Peggy Sue:

By the way, that clip’s from Arthur Murray’s Dance Party. Like the getups?

Later,

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