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Check Out: Julian Casablancas pays tribute to Buddy Holly on “Rave On”

on May 14, 2011, 3:51am

rave on buddy holly artwork Check Out: Julian Casablancas pays tribute to Buddy Holly on Rave On

Following The Black Keys and Modest Mouse, our third preview from the forthcoming Buddy Holly tribute album Rave On Buddy Holly comes in the form of Julian Casablancas’ take on the title track. Originally written by Sonny West, Bill Tilghman, and Norman Petty in 1958, Holly’s version proved one of his final hits prior to his tragic death in 1959. Below, you can stream both Holly and Casablancas’ versions.

Rave On Buddy Holly hits streets on June 28th via Fantasy Records/Concord Music Group. Other contributors include Paul McCartney, My Morning Jacket, Fionna Apple, Cee-Lo Green, and Florence and the Machine.

Julian Casablancas – “Rave On”

Buddy Holly – “Rave On”

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