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Buddy's Last Song

(Marv Hamilton)
October 13, 2006
Marv Hamilton
Buddy’s Last Song


Rockin’ the Heartland, drivin’ ‘em wild
Miles apart from his bride with a brand new child
Bus rides through the Midwest gettin' cold and long
When Buddy Holly wrote his last song, oh yeah

With Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper too
“Bebopaloola” and “Peggy Sue”
A chartered plane they called “American Pie”
Who’d of thought then that they were all gonna’ die, oh no!

Imagine they’re all here together
It’s really easy if you try
And that the beat goes on forever
And that the music never dies, oh no!
That’ll be the day

The Crickets, and Whalen, and Bobby Vee
The Beatles, Chuck Berry and Brenda Lee
Buddy’s Last Song, “Tell Me How to Keep Your Love”
The beat goes on now, baby, just like the love

In that frosty field in ‘59
Just 22, and frozen there in time
Along with Elvis and Fats and Jerry Lee
Buddy said everything, “Peggy Sue”, everything
Is destiny

Imagine they’re all here together
It’s really easy if you try
And that the beat goes on forever
And that the music never dies, oh no!
That’ll be the day
When I die
And not fade away



Words and Music Marv Hamilton, 2002
marv@marvmusic.com
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