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Buddy Holly

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The Resume

    (September 7, 1936-February 3, 1959)
    Was the frontman for the band 'The Crickets'
    Wrote 'Oh Boy,' 'Peggy Sue,' 'That'll Be The Day' and 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On'
    Died in a plane crash

Why he might be annoying:

    He wore huge thick rimmed glasses.
    He had greasy hair.
    He walked over many people to get famous, and broke up almost every band he was ever in.
    His middle name was Hardin.
    He recorded his favorite Elvis song in 1955, but he was so mad at the way it sounded that he scratched up the record so it wouldn't play.
    A traffic ticket he got in 1955 was sold on eBay.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is a Rock and Roll pioneer.
    He died when the plane he was in (along with Ritchie Vallens and J.P. Richardson), crashed outside Clear Lake, Iowa. He died at age 22 (February 3, 1959).
    Buddy and Waylon Jennings reportedly joked about the plane crashing before Buddy got in it.
    He played as the opening act for Elvis Presley, Marty Robbins and Johnny Cash.
    Many of his early recordings have been lost over time.
    He learned how to play the guitar, piano and the violin at an early age.
    Many musicians sight Buddy Holly as an influence of their careers.
    Buddy claimed that he owed his entire career to Elvis.
    Don McLean's 'American Pie' song is about Buddy's plane crash.
    Weezer wrote a tribute song 'Buddy Holly' to him, primarily because their front man Rivers Cuomo looks like Buddy.

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