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Not Fade Away: The Life and Music of Buddy Holly by [Gribbin, John]
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`If you want an introduction to the man and his music, you should read this charming and enthusiastic volume by John Gribbin.' -- Daily Express 'Buddy Holly and The Crickets had an electrifying effect on us as young lads in Liverpool ... things would definitely not have been the same without his huge talent. Love ya' Buddy!' -- Paul McCartney 'Buddy Holly and The Crickets had an electrifying effect on us as young lads in Liverpool. We were inspired to learn guitar by seeing him on television and listening to his records. `That'll Be The Day' blew our minds and Lord knows how long we took trying to learn the opening riff. His guitar and vocal style was massively influential on us as writers and players and things would definitely not have been the same without his huge talent. Love ya' Buddy! P.S. The name of his band, The Crickets, also influenced our choice of band name so those boys have a lot to answer for!' -- Paul McCartney `This new book provides the excuse to keep Holly's music-making memory and influences alive.' -- Screentrade Magazine

About the Author

John Gribbin’s numerous best-selling books include In Search of Schrödinger's Cat, Science: A History and The Universe: A Biography. He is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Sussex and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Not Fade Away is his first ever non-science title.

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  • File Size: 981 KB
  • Print Length: 244 pages
  • Publisher: Icon Books Ltd; UK ed. edition (February 1, 2012)
  • Publication Date: February 1, 2012
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0079LSK28
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #947,427 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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