WORDS OF LOVE

Latest update on 18/01/2016

Artist: Diamonds
Author: Buddy Holly
Label: Mercury
Year: 1957

Released shortly before Buddy's non-charting version; hit US. It was Ralph Peer's decision to let The Diamonds have a first go with it. Maria Elena Santiago, Buddy's widiw, worked as receptionist for Peer-Southern at their Brill Building headoffice.

Covers:

1957:

Buddy Holly [author on Coral single; oldest recording]

1964:

Beatles [vocal: John & George]

1980:

Ian Gomm

2009:

Pat DiNizio

2011:

Patti Smith [on Rave On Buddy Holly]

2011:

Jeff Lynne

Paul McCartney's MPL company holds the rights to the Buddy Holly catalogue.

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