Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly

September 15, 2022

“Peggy Sue” was written by Jerry Allison, Norman Petty, and Buddy Holly. It would later be recorded and released by Buddy Holly on September 20, 1957. “Peggy Sue” was released on the album Buddy Holly in 1958. Unfortunately, the Coral record label overlooked the recording and release process with Norman Petty as the producer.

Here are a few fun facts about Buddy Holly and the single “Peggy Sue.”

Fun Facts

  • “Peggy Sue” was initially titled Cindy Luo after Holly’s niece; it would later be changed to Peggy Sue. She would later recall hearing the song at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium for the first time.
  • The lyrics to Peggy Sue were written by Jerry Allison, Norman Petty, and Buddy Holly.
  • “Peggy Sue” was released on September 20, 1957, by Coral records.
  • Buddy Holly recorded the song between June 29 and July 1, 1957.
  • Buddy Holly’s music career was cut short on February 3, 1959, when he was involved in a plane crash that took his life. He was only 22 years of age.

Lyrics 

If you knew Peggy Sue, then you’d know why I feel blue

About Peggy, ’bout Peggy Sue

Oh, well, I love you gal, yes, I love you Peggy Sue

Peggy Sue, Peggy Sue, pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty, Peggy Sue

Oh, my Peggy, my Peggy Sue

Oh, well, I love you gal, and I need you, Peggy Sue

I love you Peggy Sue, with a love so rare and true

Oh, Peggy, My Peggy Sue

Oh, well, I love you gal, yes, I want you, Peggy Sue

Peggy Sue, Peggy Sue, Oh how my heart years for you

Oh, Pa-he-ggy, my Pa-he-ggy Sue

Oh, well, I love you gal, and I need you, Peggy Sue

Oh, well, I love you gal, yes, I want you, Peggy Sue

2

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.