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The Buddy Holly Story

The Buddy Holly Story(1978)

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  • The members of the Crickets had already sold their portrayal rights to the producer of a different Buddy Holly movie, so fictitious names had to be used for the Crickets here. Also, for story simplifcation, the three Crickets were reduced to two.
  • The actors played their own instruments live during the filming of the production numbers.


  • Holz (2008-02-07)

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    Yellow centerlines on roads and highways are shown in several scenes. Yellow lines were not introduced until the mid sixties.

  • Holz (2009-04-10)

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    In a rehearsal scene for "Everyday", Buddy mentions he would like to add the glockenspiel to the song. What was actually played in the studio version was the piano-like celesta. The sound of the celesta is akin to that of the glockenspiel, but with a much softer and more subtle timbre.

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