Born as Charles Hardin Holley on September 7, 1936. Holly has been described as “the single most influential creative force in early rock and roll”. He created and sang such hits as “Peggy Sue”, “Oh Boy”, and “Rave On”.
On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. Richardson, and pilot Roger Peterson were killed when their plane crashed into a cornfield outside Mason City, Iowa.
City of Lubbock Cemetery
2011 East 31st Street
Lubbock TX 79404