He had so many hits in a very short span of time, and influenced countless other rock and roll greats - BUDDY HOLLY was born in Lubbock, Texas this day in 1936. Among his most famous songs are "Peggy Sue," "Oh Boy," "That'll Be the Day," "Maybe Baby," "Rave On," "Not Fade Away," "It's So Easy," "It Doesn't Matter Anymore," "Everyday," "Heartbeat," "Peggy Sue Got Married," and "Raining in My Heart." See a rare, live performance of "Peggy Sue" on The Ed Sullivan Show below.

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