Tag: 1957

Peggy Sue

Not many songs can claim to be genuinely world-changing, but if any song can be held up as an historical artifact, it’s this one. The title of ‘historical artifact’ is a deeply unappealing one, especially for so delightful a song; it implies that the work … Continue reading Peggy Sue

Oh Boy!

I can’t help but feel jubilant now. For no other reason than some people just affect you that way. Yep, Buddy Holly warms my cynical soul. There’s a simplicity and an innocence to those old songs. As if Buddy Holly and his peers created rock’n’roll … Continue reading Oh Boy!