Thursday, September 30, 2010

Buddy Holly&The Crickets - Words Of Love ~ 28 Classic Songs Plus Rarities & Versions


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... Read More...

Buddy Holly - 28 Classic Songs

01 - Words of Love
02 - That'll Be the Day
03 - Peggy Sue
04 - Think It Over
05 - True Love Ways
06 - What to Do
07 - Crying. Waiting. Hoping
08 - Well... All Right
09 - Love's Made a Fool of You
10 - Peggy Sue Got Married
11 - Valley of Tears
12 - Wishing
13 - Raining in My Heart
14 - Oh, Boy!
15 - Rave on
16 - Brown Eyed Handsome Man
17 - Bo Diddley
18 - It's So Easy
19 - It Doesn't Matter Anymore
20 - Maybe Baby
21 - Early in the Morning
22 - Love Is Strange
23 - Listen to Me
24 - I'm Gonna Love You Too
25 - Learning the Game
26 - Baby I Don't Care
27 - Heartbeat
28 - Everyday

Buddy Holly - Rarities & Versions

01 - Because I Love You
02 - Dearest (Um Um)
03 - Wait Till The Sun Shines Nelly
04 - Gone
05 - Rip It Up
06 - Honky Tonk
07 - Ain't Got No Home
08 - Holly Hop
09 - Mailman Bring Me No More Blues
10 - Not Fade Away
11 - Take Your Time
12 - Smokey Joe's Cafe
13 - Slippin' And Slidin' (fast version)
14 - Learning The Game (first version)
15 - Crying, Waitin, Hopin (first version)
16 - Dearest (version)
17 - Your'e The One
18 - Girl On My Mind
19 - That'll Be The Day (slow version)
20 - It's Too Late
21 - Think It Over
22 - Dearest (demo)
23 - Maybe Baby (first version)
24 - Because I Love You (first version)

...This is one of the finest collection of Buddy Holly you will ever find.

With all the classics you will find Peggy Sue, True Love Ways, Peggy Sue Got Married, Raining in My Heart, Oh Boy!, Rave On, Heartbeat & Everyday.

Then there is some of the lesser known ones which are What to Do, Valley of Tears, Early in the Morning, Love is Strange, I'm Gonna Love You Too & Learning the Game.

This is a classic collection which should be treasured for life... ~   W. Taylor
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