Buddy Holly in 1957
|Birth name||Charles Hardin Holley|
|Born||September 7, 1936
Lubbock, Texas USA
|Died||February 3, 1959 (aged 22)|
|Genres||Rock and roll, rockabilly, pop|
|Years active||1956 – 1959|
|Associated acts||The Crickets|
Charles Hardin Holley or Buddy Holly (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959) was an American rock and roll singer, songwriter, and musician. He was from Lubbock, Texas. Buddy Holly is thought to be an important person in the history of Rock and Roll music and rockabilly music. Holly played several different types of instruments.
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