Buddy Holly's demo for "Words of Love"

Piglisi sez, "Experimenting with double-tracking his voice and guitar, Buddy Holly recorded a demo for a song he'd composed (by himself, despite his producer/manager taking half the songwriting credit). A scratchy acetate survives."

Buddy Holly - Words Of Love ('Echo Chamber Demo')

See also:

* Buddy Holly's first-ever recording, from 1949
* Rave On Buddy Holly: tribute album streaming now
* Buddy Holly's secretly recorded contract negotiation with Decca
* What was in Buddy Holly's plane-crash overnight bag?

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4 Responses to “Buddy Holly's demo for "Words of Love"”

  1. B E Pratt says:

    That’s lovely! I was going to say that perhaps someone could engineer it to clean up the sound, but it is pretty nifty as is.

  2. jaytkay says:

    Lovely is the word! Thanks, Cory!

  3. D3 says:

    Haunting and touching.

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