Numbered, Limited Edition - 550 Sets!
Deluxe 7" Box Set Containing Six 45rpm Singles!
February 3, 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the death of the great Buddy Holly, one of the best and most innovative figures in rock music history. Holly's impressive talent and advanced musical vision left a crucial legacy in the 1950's to the 1960's music transition. No other artist left such an imperative work of music in less time as Buddy Holly's before.
While worldwide musical icons like Bob Dylan, The Beatles or The Rolling Stones often mentioned Holly as their main and biggest influence, he was socially forgotten relatively soon. However, he has always been considered a cult figure among a loyal legion of fans and rock music experts around the world to this day.
This set is focused on Buddy's first steps in music, from starting as a Country and Western singer, his transition to Rockabilly and then to the foundation of The Crickets in early 1957. It brings together for the very first time relevant sessions that have never been compiled and released in this format before.
February 3, 1959 would come to be known as "the day the music died"; Maybe it didn't die, but it sure was heavily damaged on that day.
Note: Some tracks had been mastered from old acetates so their quality is far away from hi-fi but we had to keep them unaltered in order to maintain their original coolness.
• Numbered, Limited Edition - 550 Sets
• Deluxe 6-Disc Box Set
• Six 45rpm 7" Vinyl Singles
• Hard cardboard box set
• Some tracks mastered from old acetates
• Import - Spain
Buddy & Bob - Western & Bop
1. Gotta Get You Near Me Blues
2. You And I Are Through
1. DownThe Line
2. I Wanna Play House With You
The Wichita Falls '55 Demos:
1. Moonlight Baby
2. I Guess I Was Just A Fool
1. Love Me
2. Don't Come Back Knockin'
1. I'm Gonna Set My Foot Down
2. Changing All Those Changes
1. Rock-A-Bye Rock
2. It's Not My Fault
1. Rock Around With The Ollie Vee
2. That'll Be The Day (1st Version)
2. Girl On My Mind
Back To Clovis:
1. Brown Eyed Handsome Man
2. I'm Looking For Someone To Love
1. Ready Teddy
2. I'm Gonna Love You Too
Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma:
1. Rock Me My Baby
2. Maybe Baby
1. You've Got Love
2. An Empty Cup (And A Broken Date)