Desert Island Pick: Buddy Holly / The Definitive Collection

  • January 22, 2016
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At 26 tracks, 2006's The Definitive Collection is the best single-disc Buddy Holly collection available. It features all of Holly's best-loved songs: "That'll Be the Day," "Not Fade Away," "Everyday," "Oh Boy!," "Peggy Sue," "Maybe Baby," "Rave On," "Well...All Right," and many more.

On this day in 1959, Buddy Holly made his final recordings, alone with his guitar in his Greenwich Village apartment.