Rather than a clever name for a new band or album (which would work quite well, I think), this is in fact a tribute album. In celebration of his 75th Birthday, someone has put out this in memory of the great man himself. Step forward a diverse group of musicians with little in common apart from popularity, in order to show how far Buddy Holly's particular brand of rock and roll has permeated modern day music.
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Justin Townes Earle is releasing 'Maybe Baby', a cover of the classic song by Buddy Holly as part of a compilation album released for what would have been Buddy's 75th birthday celebrations later this year. The album, called 'Rave On, Buddy Holly', features covers of well known songs by the influential musician, performed by singers such as Karen Elson, Paul McCartney, Cee-Lo Green, Florence And The Machine, She & Him and many others. The album is set for release on June 28th through through Fantasy Records/Concord Music Group.
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