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Stars unite for Buddy Holly tribute album

Some of music's hottest stars have teamed up for a special tribute record to legendary rock 'n' roll pioneer Buddy Holly. 

Holly died back in 1959, aged 22, in a tragic plane crash but his legacy has continued to influence music ever since.

The album will be a 19-track compilation of the 'Rave On' singer's best songs as performed by the likes of Cee Lo Green, Florence Welch and Kid Rock, amongst others. The tracklisting for the release is as follows:

‘Dearest’ - The Black Keys
‘Every Day’ - Fiona Apple & Jon Brion
‘It’s So Easy’ - Paul McCartney
‘Not Fade Away’ - Florence + The Machine
‘(You’re So Square) Baby, I Don’t Care’ - Cee Lo Green
‘Crying, Waiting, Hoping’ - Karen Elson
‘Rave On’ - Julian Casablancas
‘I’m Gonna Love You Too’ - Jenny O.
‘Maybe Baby’ - Justin Townes Earle
‘Oh Boy’ - She & Him
‘Changing All Those Changes’ - Nick Lowe
‘Words Of Love’ - Patti Smith
‘True Love Ways’ - My Morning Jacket
‘That’ll Be The Day’ - Modest Mouse
‘Well… All Right’ - Kid Rock
‘Heartbeat’ - The Detroit Cobras
‘Peggy Sue’ - Lou Reed
‘Peggy Sue Got Married’ - John Doe
‘Raining In My Heart’ - Graham Nash

This album, entitled 'Rave On Buddy Holly', will be released on June 28 through Fantasy Records/Concord Music Group and you can watch his performance of 'Peggy Sue' here: