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Buddy Holly – Everyday

Buddy Holly

Everyday” is a song written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty, recorded by Buddy Holly and the Crickets on May 29, 1957 and released on September 20, 1957 as the B-side to “Peggy Sue“. On the original single the Crickets are not mentioned, but it is known that Holly plays acoustic guitar; drummer Jerry Allison slaps his hands on his lap for percussion, Joe B. Mauldin plays a standup acoustic bass and producer Norman Petty’s wife, Vi, plays the celeste (a keyboard instrument with a glockenspiel-like tone, used in such classical pieces as “Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy” from The Nutcracker). The song length is an economical 2 minutes and 5 seconds. The song is ranked #236 on the Rolling Stone magazine‘s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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