The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Musical Drama  |   Release Date - May 18, 1978 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 114 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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From the time he was a high-school student in Lubbock, Texas until his tragic death at age 22 in 1959, Buddy Holly ignored the condemnation by townspeople and his conservative relatives and dedicated his life to the new music he became famous for performing: rock 'n roll. Gary Busey stars as Buddy Holly in this widely acclaimed big-screen biography and sings well enough on camera for the film's adapted musical score to win an Oscar. Among the classic songs by Buddy Holly and the Crickets which can be heard are: Oh Boy, That'll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, and Not Fade Away.

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rock-star, rags-to-riches, stars [celebrities], air-disaster, rock-music, music, snowstorm

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