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Throwback Thursday: Weezer ‘Buddy Holly’

‘Buddy Holly’ was written by Rivers Cuomo, lead singer of Weezer.

It was released as the second single from the band’s debut album ‘Weezer’ otherwise known as ’The Blue Album’ in 1994.

The single was released on what would have been Buddy Holly’s 58th birthday.

It reached #2 and #34 on the US Modern Rock Tracks chart and the US Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, respectively.

Rolling Stone ranked ‘Buddy Holly’ #499 in its 2010 list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

The single was certified gold by the RIAA in 2006.

VH1 ranked it as one of the 100 Greatest Songs Of The 90s at #59 in 2007.

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