original metal plate in video size

The Real Buddy Holly Story
Paul McCartney's film of the life and music of Buddy Holly

In the quarter century since that fatal air crash, much has been presented to the world in the way of facts about the brief and brilliant career of Buddy Holly.

Yet at no point has anyone pooled the experiences, the memories and the opinions of those who were closest to him.

His family. The members of the Crickets. Fellow musicians on those pioneering rock and roll tours. People who came across him in all aspects of daily and musical life.

This film does just that. And, in putting the record straight, it paints an historic portrait charting his school life to the formation of the Crickets, the pilgrimage to Nashville with the fist 'demo' to the sell out tours of America, Canada and Europe.

Here also is historic film; the first recorded footage of Elvis Presley. Clips that capture Buddy, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis in those early concerts. Paul McCartney playing and paying tribute ton one of his great influences. And those few precious television appearances Buddy made; performances of songs that still sound just as fresh today.

It is left to Keith Richard to say it for all of us: "Buddy Holly was the start of everything."

Watch this film. You'll see what he means.
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VHS Video © 1986 MPL Communications Inc.
EMI MVNS 9911262 / Approx Running Time 90 Minutes
including a metal plate (see above) and 2 Music Cassettes


The Real Buddy Holly Story - Cassette 1
Side 1
Holly Hop
Down the line
Door to my heart
That'll be the day
I'm looking for someone to love
Last night
Words of love
Side 2
Peggy Sue
Oh Boy
Not fade away
Listen to me
I'm gonna love you too
Maybe Baby
You've got love
And empty cup

The Real Buddy Holly Story - Cassette 2
Side 1
Rave on
Take your time
Fool's Paradise
It's so easy
Lonesome tears
Real wild child (Ivan)
Side 2
Well ... all right
True love ways
Love's made a fool of you

© 1986 MCA Records Ltd.

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