Buddy Holly was an American singer and songwriter born in 1936 in Lubbock, Texas. Holly released the albums The “Chirping” Crickets, Buddy Holly and That’ll Be the Day. Some of his most notable singles include That’ll Be the Day and Oh Boy. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him 13th on their list of the 100 greatest artists of all time. On February 3, 1959, Holly was killed at the age of 22 in a plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa.