Monday, October 15, 2012

On the Anniversary of Buddy Holly Opening for Elvis, Some Vintage Video

Posted By on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 12:25 PM

On this day fifty-seven years ago, October 15th, 1955, Buddy Holly opened for Elvis Presley in Lubbock, TX, an important milestone in his brief career. Having just a brief 4-year career, Holly influenced most major acts of the '60's and was one of the first to use the standard 4-instrument (guitar, guitar, bass, drums) band which is still popular until today.

Here is some old footage of Buddy Hollly, Elvis, Johnny Cash and others in the early days of inventing rock and roll:

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