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M. Ward Raves On with Zooey Deschanel and Buddy Holly

Video: M. Ward – “Rave On” (Featuring Zooey Deschanel) The second single from Hold Time, “Rave On” is a breezy cover of the Buddy Holly classic (first recorded by Sonny West). Had Holly been neutered and forced at gunpoint into the studio with Phil Spector the results might sound similar to this. But as with … Continue reading M. Ward Raves On with Zooey Deschanel and Buddy Holly

Ten Songs By Musicians Who Died Too Soon

Great topic of debate here at Matadornights: Ten Songs By Musicians Who Died Too Soon. Their list includes: Elliot Smith “Needle In The Hay” Metallica “(Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth” (featuring the late Cliff Burton) Jeff Buckley “Halleluja (live at Sin-e)” Nirvana “Drain You (live in Seattle, WA, October 31, 1991)” Buddy Holly “Everyday” Chris Bell “I … Continue reading Ten Songs By Musicians Who Died Too Soon

No Foul Play in Day the Music Died Case

Forty eight years after Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the J. P. “Big Bopper” Richardson died in a plane crash in Mason City, Iowa, a well worn urban myth is put to rest. The rumor was that the pilot of the plane was shot (for unknown reasons) and that the Big Bopper actually survived the … Continue reading No Foul Play in Day the Music Died Case