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BUDDY HOLLY <br> 23 All Time Greatest Hits <br> 1984 (Astan Records, German Import, Out of Print)

Details: Astan 20125, stereo, 2 record set, German Import, released 1984

Condition: Vinyl & Jacket VG++

Out of Print.

From the All Music Guide:

Buddy Holly is perhaps the most anomalous legend of '50s rock & roll -- he had his share of hits, and he achieved major rock & roll stardom, but his importance transcends any sales figures or even the particulars of any one song (or group of songs) that he wrote or recorded. Holly was unique, his legendary status and his impact on popular music all the more extraordinary for having been achieved in barely 18 months. Among his rivals, Bill Haley was there first and established rock & roll music; Elvis Presley objectified the sexuality implicit in the music, selling hundreds of millions of records in the process, and defined one aspect of the youth and charisma needed for stardom; and Chuck Berry defined the music's roots in blues along with some of the finer points of its sexuality, and its youthful orientation (and, in the process, intermixed all of these elements). Holly's influence was just as far-reaching as these others, if far more subtle and more distinctly musical in nature. In a career lasting from the spring of 1957 until the winter of 1958-1959 -- less time than Elvis had at the top before the army took him (and less time, in fact, than Elvis spent in the army) -- Holly became the single most influential creative force in early rock & roll.

The tracks are:
1. Peggy Sue
2. Not Fade Away
3. Maybe Baby
4. That'll Be the Day
5. Send Me Some Lovin'
6. Oh Boy
7. Every Day
8. It's Too Late
9. You've Got Love
10. Rock Me My Baby
11. Tell Me How
12. Rock Around With Ollie Vee
13. Love Me
14. I'm Changing All Those Changes
15. It's So Easy
16. Well... Alright
17. I'm Looking for Someone to Love
18. Ready Teddy
19. Rave On
20. Baby, I Don't Care
21. I'm Gonna Love You Too
22. Hearbeat
23. Peggy Sue Got Married

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