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Notfadeaway: Remembering Buddy Holly

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Notfadeaway: Remembering Buddy Holly

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Buddy Holly

We gave it a B-

Various Artists Notfadeaway: Remembering Buddy Holly (Decca) The Mavericks, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Los Lobos are among the contributors to this overdue tribute. Since it would take a consummate bungler to ruin a Holly song, most of this sounds, well, all right. The only bum note is struck by the Hollies, who electronically (and presumptuously) alter Holly’s ’58 vocal from ”Peggy Sue Got Married” to suit their new arrangement. Imagine doing something like that to John Lennon. B-