Buddy Holly

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Learning about joy from the Germans | Brief letters
Brief letters: The opposite of schadenfreude | Marketing the moon | When rock’n’roll first paid a visit | Sole survivor

20, Feb, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Ziggy bows out, Madonna scares the pope and Dylan goes electric: 50 gigs that changed music
Five decades after David Bowie’s seminal tour, our music writers reflect on the concerts that have left a mark, from Billie Holiday to Billie Eilish

Laura Barton, Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Lloyd Bradley, John Fordham, Michael Hann, Alim Kheraj, Joe Muggs, Alexis Petridis, Dave Simpson and Laura Snapes

11, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Mac Davis obituary
Singer and songwriter who created Elvis Presley’s 1969 comeback hit In the Ghetto

Adam Sweeting

15, Oct, 2020 @12:12 PM

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Ricky Valance obituary
Sixties pop singer who had a No 1 hit with Tell Laura I Love Her

Spencer Leigh

16, Jun, 2020 @5:25 PM

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Live Aid to Sonic Death Monkey – the best gigs at the movies
As the Queen and Elton John biopics prove, great concert performances are at the heart of the best films about music. Here are 15 of the finest

Tom Fordy

29, May, 2019 @6:32 AM

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Beatles biographer Philip Norman: 'Yoko was waiting for me – with two lawyers'
He has charmed Elton John, angered Paul McCartney – and horrified Yoko Ono. What will he uncover about the ‘murky’ death of Jimi Hendrix? The great rock writer reveals the pain – and pleasure – of chasing stars

Philip Norman

11, Nov, 2018 @3:00 PM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs that made you fall in love with music
Saint Etienne, Buddy Holly, the Pogues and Motörhead are among artists sparking stories of a lifelong passion formed

Paul Hayes

15, Feb, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Buddy Holly: Rave On review – oh Peggy Sue, these old dudes still love you
Among vintage music documentary cliches there’s plenty to fire the pulse as Brian May, Don McLean and Robert Wyatt remember Holly’s music and legacy

Sam Wollaston

13, May, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about anticipation
This week’s playlist is the one you’ve been waiting for and includes tracks from Arctic Monkeys, Buddy Holly and P J Harvey

suzi

30, Jun, 2016 @11:00 AM

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The short life and mysterious death of Bobby Fuller, rock'n'roll king of Texas
If the I Fought the Law singer hadn’t died in strange circumstances just as his band was taking off, he might have altered the history of pop as we know it

Chris Campion

16, Jul, 2015 @5:53 PM

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The week in music: Race 'silos' on BBC radio, Hall & Oates smack down a cereal company and more
Our weekly music news roundup, from DJ Nihal’s scathing comments about a lack of diversity at BBC radio to a new museum exhibition about Björk and the Blurred Lines court case

Tshepo Mokoena

06, Mar, 2015 @4:38 PM

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Buddy Holly plane crash : officials consider reopening 1959 probe
US transportation safety board reviewing a request to reopen the inquiry into 1959 crash that killed Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper, Buddy Holly and pilot Roger Peterson

Ed Pilkington in New York

05, Mar, 2015 @8:29 AM

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