Buddy Holly 2011 birthday bash includes new star on Walk Of Fame - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Buddy Holly 2011 birthday bash includes new star on Walk Of Fame

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Happy birthday, Buddy Holly.  This coming Wednesday would be Holly's 75th birthday if he had lived to see it.  That won't stop the celebration as Holly gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which will include celebrity appearances from Phil Everly, Peter Asher, and Gary Busey. 

There are rumors the Paul McCartney will show up as well.  We'll find out Wednesday.  Also the City of Los Angeles has declared his birthday as Buddy Holly Day. 

Holly, born and raised in Lubbock, is credited with changing the face of Rock and Roll music with such hits as Peggy Sue and That Will Be The Day.  Countless stars such as the Rolling Stones and Linda Ronstadt re-recorded Holly songs into top 40 hits. 

KCBD NewsChannel 11 is making arrangements to get video of the festivities on Wednesday and broadcast them on that evening at 5, 6 & 10.

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