It's amazing to me that Buddy Holly was considered enormously successful for only a couple of years before a plane crash took his life at the age of 22. His music would go on to inspire countless musicians, most notably The Beatles. Thanks to Paul McCartney--who organized a celebration of Holly's career in 1976, the year Holly would have turned 40--Buddy Holly Week is now an annual event. John Lennon is quoted as saying, "Buddy Holly made is easy to wear glasses. I WAS Buddy Holly."
Asking me to choose two favorite Buddy Holly songs is like asking a two-year old to sit still for five minutes, but I've tried my darndest: