FUNERAL OF BUDDY HOLLY ON THIS DATE IN 1959

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Buddy Holly’s funeral was held at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in his hometown of 
Lubbock,Texas.The service was officiated by Ben D. Johnson, who had presided at 
the Hollys’ wedding just months earlier. Among the pallbearers was Phil Everly.The
body was interred in the City of Lubbock Cemetery. Holly’s headstone carries the
correct spelling of his surname (Holley).

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PHIL EVERLY IS 72 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers, the most successful rock
and roll duo on the Hot 100 charts from 1957 to 1965. Phil 
along with his older brother Don had a strong influence on 
rock groups of the 1960’s. The Beatles and The Beach 
Boys developed their early singing styles by covering
Everly  Brothers songs. 

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A recent picture of Phil Everly (right) is seen here with Charlie Louvin

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