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Rob Zombie Posted an Instagram TBT Photo From Lubbock

Rob Zombie has a ton of followers on Instagram. So when he posted an old picture from the Buddy Holly statue in Lubbock, our friends noticed.

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Peggy Sue Will Judge the Pin-Up Contest at the Tornado Alley Tattoo Expo [VIDEO]

This September at Lubbock's Clarion Hotel will be the Tornado Alley Tattoo Expo. And the actual Peggy Sue will be one of the judges for a pin-up contest.

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Lubbock High School Once Had Elvis AND Buddy Holly Play There (Long Before I Was There, Of Course)

I graduated Lubbock High School (barely) in the 1990s. (Trying to not date myself too much.) That school has some stories to tell!

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The Day the Music Died Events Announced for 2017

Fifty eight years have passed since Buddy Holly died in a tragic plane crash in Iowa. Lubbock's Buddy Holly Center is planning a day of events to honor the singer.

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The Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas
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Celebrate Buddy Holly’s Birthday With Pearl Jam [VIDEO]

On this day in 1936 Buddy Holly was born in Lubbock Texas. On October 18th 2000 Pearl Jam came to the Hub and gave us a little surprise in his honor.

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Buddy Holly’s 80th Birthday Bash Is September 7th at The Buddy Holly Center

In celebration of what would have been Buddy Holly's 80th birthday (September 7), the Buddy Holly Center is hosting an all-day bash to celebrate.

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Peter Frampton Covers Buddy Holly On Current Solo Tour [VIDEO]

Legendary musician Peter Frampton is apparently playing Holly's hit song "Peggy Sue" as part of his acoustic solo tour.

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5 Buddy Holly Facts You May Not Know

Here are five things you may not know about Buddy Holly.

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How KFMX Made Buddy Holly’s Crickets Smile

I have to confess one thing up front. At the time of most of these doings, I was pretty uninterested. I was a lot like a lot of other young people, my music mattered to me and anything that happened before then seemed somewhat irrelevant. Anyways, you may not realize it, but KFMX was WAY more instrumental in honoring Buddy and the Crickets than anybody realizes.

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The Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock Remembers Buddy Holly on The Day The Music Died

This year marks the 56th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and JP "The Big Bopper" Richardson, Jr.

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Paul McCartney Covers Buddy Holly’s ‘It’s So Easy’ in Lubbock [Watch]

Paul McCartney paid his respects to Lubbock, Texas native Buddy Holly with a touching cover of "It's So Easy."

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USA Today Puts Lubbock And Buddy Holly In The Spotlight

It is rough in the streets in Lubbock. The football team is stumblin', three Texas Tech fraternities have been suspended (the last for some real rape-y behavior) and the whole place is currently a mud pit.  With all those nonsense making headlines, it's good to see a positive spotlight on the town.

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