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Offline De Hill

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Peggy Sue
« on: October 03, 2018, 08:58:33 AM »
The real Peggy Sue, (Peggy Sue Gerrin) Died Monday, Oct. 1 at the hospital in Lubbock, Texas. She was 78.

I read her book "Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue?"

Sadly, another piece of childhood gone.
De Hill

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Re: Peggy Sue
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2018, 09:34:50 AM »
Yes, Jiminy I think.
I wouldn't take her to a dog fight even if she had a chance to win.
The worst part of growing old is remembering when you were young.

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Re: Peggy Sue
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2018, 11:44:29 AM »
I assume this is the Buddy Holly "Peggy Sue"?  Didn't she marry one of the Crickets??

Yes , She was the Buddy Holly Peggy Sue. She married the Cricket's drummer.
De Hill

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Re: Peggy Sue
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2018, 01:58:52 PM »
    Hi:

    If I remember correctly, The song "Peggy Sue" was written by the drummer of the Crickets just for that girl.

                                                                                             Boy you guys must be old!!!

                                                                                            Frank McCune

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Re: Peggy Sue
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2018, 03:21:54 PM »
I sat in the Sun Cafe (local teen hangout coffee 5 cents) and played all his records the week I learned he had been killed. Wurlitzer, 6 for a quarter. I'm 77. Still love his music. y1
Ty Marcucci

Offline john e. holliday

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Re: Peggy Sue
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2018, 04:16:18 PM »
Yes he was one of the greats taken way too early.  Didn't realize the Chief is older than my self. D>K
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Re: Peggy Sue
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2018, 06:19:33 PM »
The song, "Peggy Sue" was written by  Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, and Jerry Allison.

Allison only supplied the Name "Peggy Sue" to the song.
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Re: Peggy Sue
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2018, 04:30:07 PM »
The song, "Peggy Sue" was written by  Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, and Jerry Allison.

Allison only supplied the Name "Peggy Sue" to the song.

Dee is correct. It was originally penned as “Cindy Lou”

Larry, Buttafucco Stunt Team


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