List of songs recorded by Buddy Holly

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Buddy Holly was an American musician and singer-songwriter whose career spanned from 1952 to 1959. This list includes songs that he recorded as a group leader or a solo artist that have been officially released in various formats. Year indicates when the recording was first released commercially.

List of songs with songwriter(s), original release, year, and other release(s) on albums
Song Artist Credited
songwriter(s)
Original album release Year Other release(s)
on albums
" Ain't Got No Home" Buddy Holly [a] Clarence "Frogman" Henry Giant 1969
"Baby, Won't You Come Out Tonight" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly, Don Guess Reminiscing 1963
"Because I Love You" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly Reminiscing 1963
"Blue Days, Black Nights"
(a.k.a. "Blue Days")
Buddy Holly Ben Hall That'll Be the Day 1956
" Blue Monday" Buddy Holly [a] Dave Bartholomew Giant 1969
" Blue Suede Shoes" Buddy Holly [a] Carl Perkins Showcase 1964
" Bo Diddley" Buddy Holly [a] Ellas McDaniel Reminiscing 1963
" Brown Eyed Handsome Man" Buddy Holly [a] Chuck Berry Reminiscing 1963
"Come Back Baby" Buddy Holly [a] Norman Petty Showcase 1964
" Crying, Waiting, Hoping" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1959
"Don't Come Back Knockin'" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Sue Parrish That'll Be the Day 1958
"Door to My Heart" Buddy Holly [a] Bob Montgomery Holly in the Hills 1965
"Down the Line" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly, Bob Montgomery, Norman Petty Holly in the Hills 1965
" Early in the Morning" Buddy Holly Bobby Darin, Woody Harris The Buddy Holly Story 1959
"An Empty Cup (And a Broken Date)" The Crickets Roy Orbison, Norman Petty The "Chirping" Crickets 1957
" Everyday" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Norman Petty Buddy Holly 1958 The Buddy Holly Story
"Flower of My Heart" Buddy Holly [a] Don Guess, Bob Montgomery Holly in the Hills 1965
"Fool's Paradise" Buddy Holly [a] Sonny Le Claire, Horace Linsley, Norman Petty Holly in the Hills 1965
"Gambled My Heart" Buddy Holly [a] Bob Montgomery Holly in the Hills 1965
"Girl on My Mind" Buddy Holly & The Three Tunes Don Guess That'll Be the Day 1958 Showcase [a]
" Gone" Buddy Holly [a] Smokey Rogers Showcase 1964
" Good Rockin' Tonight" Buddy Holly [a] Roy Brown Giant 1969
"Gotta Get You Near Me Blues" Buddy Holly [a] Bob Montgomery Holly in the Hills 1965
" Have You Ever Been Lonely (Have You Ever Been Blue)" Buddy Holly [a] Peter De Rose, George Brown Giant 1969
" Heartbeat" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Bob Montgomery The Buddy Holly Story 1958
"Holly Hop" Buddy Holly [a] Ella Holley Giant 1969
" Honky Tonk" Buddy Holly [a] Bill Doggett, Shep Shepherd, Clifford Scott, Billy Butler Showcase 1964
"I Guess I Was Just a Fool" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly Showcase 1964
" I Wanna Play House with You" Buddy Holly [a] Arthur Gunter Holly in the Hills 1965
"I’m Changing All Those Changes" Buddy Holly & The Three Tunes Buddy Holly That'll Be the Day 1958 Reminiscing [a] [b]
" I'm Gonna Love You Too" Buddy Holly Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty Buddy Holly 1958
"I'm Gonna Set My Foot Down" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly Reminiscing 1963
"I'm Looking for Someone to Love" The Crickets Buddy Holly, Norman Petty The "Chirping" Crickets 1957
" It Doesn't Matter Anymore" Buddy Holly Paul Anka The Buddy Holly Story 1959
"It's Not My Fault" Buddy Holly [a] Ben Hall, Weldon Myrick Reminiscing 1963
" It's So Easy!" The Crickets Buddy Holly, Norman Petty The Buddy Holly Story 1958
"It's Too Late" The Crickets Chuck Willis The "Chirping" Crickets 1957
"Last Night" The Crickets Joe B. Mauldin, Norman Petty The "Chirping" Crickets 1957
"Learning the Game" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1960
"Listen to Me" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Norman Petty Buddy Holly 1958
"Little Baby" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, C.W. Kendall Jr. Buddy Holly 1958 The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II
"Lonesome Tears" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly Holly in the Hills 1965
"Look at Me" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty Buddy Holly 1958
" Love Is Strange" Buddy Holly [a] Mickey Baker, Sylvia Vanderpool, Ethel Smith Giant 1969
" Love Me" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Sue Parrish That'll Be the Day 1956
" Love's Made a Fool of You" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly, Bob Montgomery Showcase 1964
" Mailman, Bring Me No More Blues" Buddy Holly Ruth Roberts, Bill Katz, Stanley Clayton Buddy Holly 1958
" Maybe Baby" The Crickets Buddy Holly, Norman Petty The "Chirping" Crickets 1957 The Buddy Holly Story
"Midnight Shift" Buddy Holly Earl Lee, Jimmie Ainsworth That'll Be the Day 1958
"Modern Don Juan" Buddy Holly Don Guess, Jack Neal That'll Be the Day 1956
" Moondreams" Buddy Holly Norman Petty The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1960
" Not Fade Away" The Crickets Buddy Holly, Norman Petty The "Chirping" Crickets 1957
"Now We're One" Buddy Holly Bobby Darin The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1960
" Oh, Boy" The Crickets Sonny West, Bill Tilghman, Norman Petty The "Chirping" Crickets 1957 The Buddy Holly Story
" Peggy Sue" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty Buddy Holly 1958 The Buddy Holly Story
" Peggy Sue Got Married" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1959
" Raining in My Heart" Buddy Holly Felice and Boudleaux Bryant The Buddy Holly Story 1959
" Rave On!" Buddy Holly Sonny West, Bill Tilghman, Norman Petty Buddy Holly 1958 The Buddy Holly Story
" Ready Teddy" Buddy Holly Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco Buddy Holly 1958
"Reminiscing" Buddy Holly [a] King Curtis Reminiscing 1962
" Rip It Up" Buddy Holly [a] Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco Showcase 1964
"Rock-A-Bye Rock" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly Reminiscing 1963
"Rock Around with Ollie Vee" Buddy Holly & The Three Tunes Sonny Curtis That'll Be the Day 1957 Showcase [a]
"Rock Me My Baby" The Crickets Shorty Long, Susan Heather The "Chirping" Crickets 1957
" Send Me Some Lovin'" The Crickets John Marascalco, Leo Price The "Chirping" Crickets 1957
" Shake, Rattle and Roll" Buddy Holly [a] Charles E. Calhoun Showcase 1964
" Slippin' and Slidin'" Buddy Holly [a] Little Richard, Eddie Bo, Al Collins, James Smith Reminiscing 1963 Giant
"Smokey Joe's Cafe" Buddy Holly [a] Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller Giant 1969
"Soft Place in My Heart" Buddy Holly [a] Bob Montgomery, Norman Petty Holly in the Hills 1965
"Take Your Time" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Norman Petty The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1958
"Tell Me How" The Crickets Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, Jerry Allison The "Chirping" Crickets 1957
"That Makes It Tough" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1960
" That'll Be the Day" The Crickets Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty The "Chirping" Crickets 1957 That'll Be the Day [c]

The Buddy Holly Story

"That's What They Say" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1960
" Think It Over" The Crickets Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, Jerry Allison The Buddy Holly Story 1958
"Ting-A-Ling" Buddy Holly & The Three Tunes Ahmet Ertegun That'll Be the Day 1958
" True Love Ways" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Norman Petty The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1960
"(Ummm, Oh Yeah) Dearest" Buddy Holly [a] Mickey Baker, Ellas McDaniel Showcase 1964 Giant
" Valley of Tears" Buddy Holly Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew Buddy Holly 1958
" Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" Buddy Holly [a] Harry Von Tilzer, Andrew B. Sterling Reminiscing 1963
"Well...All Right" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty, Joe B. Mauldin The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1958
"What to Do" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. II 1960 Holly in the Hills [a]
"Wishing" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly, Bob Montgomery Holly in the Hills 1959
" Words of Love" Buddy Holly Buddy Holly Buddy Holly 1958
"You And I Are Through" Buddy Holly [a] Bob Montgomery Holly in the Hills 1965
"You Are My One Desire" Buddy Holly Don Guess That'll Be the Day 1958
" You're So Square (Baby I Don't Care)" Buddy Holly Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller Buddy Holly 1958
"You're the One" Buddy Holly [a] Buddy Holly, Slim Corbin, Waylon Jennings Showcase 1964 Giant
"You've Got Love'" The Crickets Roy Orbison, Johnny Wilson, Norman Petty The "Chirping" Crickets 1957

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap Includes overdubs by The Fireballs
  2. ^ Titled "Changing All Those Changes"
  3. ^ Decca recording credited to Buddy Holly & The Three Tunes