Aliases: The Crickets.
The best album credited to Buddy Holly taking into account any aliases or variations is The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets which is ranked number 711 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,602.
Buddy Holly is ranked number 345 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,890.
- See also:
- Buddy Holly & Bob Montgomery
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This artist is rated in the top 6% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 78.4/100, a mean average of 79.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.2/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 17.2.
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A huge influence on most of what followed. Particularly The Beatles. He wrote his own songs in a era when cover versions were the norm. A giant. Would have been interesting to see and hear how he developed in the 60's.
Holly only started to play rock 'n' roll after he saw Elvis perform in Lubbock, Texas. And although he tried sometimes (as on Ready Teddy), he never sounded wild or angry. Real nice rock 'n' roll, with the empathis on roll.
If you ask me, this man would have been even bigger than the Beatles had he not passed away so early. Now THAT is what you call a tragedy.
Tottally agree with nightfly
While Elvis was one of the greatest singers ever and Chuck Berry the best writer of real rock and roll music, Buddy Holly was a singer-songwriter in the truest sense, far ahead of his time, and maybe the most talented of all 50's icons. What kind of music would Mozart or Beethoven write if they lived today? What if Buddy had been there in 1966 and 1967??
One of the landmark founding fathers of rock and roll. Without his early death, he'd the top artist of the 50s.
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