Showcase (Buddy Holly album)

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Compilation album by
ReleasedMay 1964 (1964-05)
Recorded1956–1959 and 1963
StudioNorman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico
Genre Rock and roll, rockabilly
Label Coral
Producer Norman Petty
Buddy Holly chronology
Holly in the Hills
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic [1]
Record Mirror [2]

Showcase is a compilation album by American rock and roll singer Buddy Holly. The album was released as an LP record in both mono and stereo formats in May 1964 (see 1964 in music).

Showcase was Buddy Holly's fourth posthumously released album and the third album to feature previously unreleased material. The original recordings were overdubbed by the Fireballs in 1963.

The album was released on CD for the first time in 1992 by Castle Communications in the UK. [3]

Track listing

Side A

  1. "Shake, Rattle and Roll"
  2. "Rock Around with Ollie Vee"
  3. "Honky Tonk"
  4. "I Guess I Was Just a Fool"
  5. "(Ummm, Oh Yeah) Dearest"
  6. "You're the One"

Side B

  1. "Blue Suede Shoes"
  2. "Come Back Baby"
  3. "Rip It Up"
  4. "Love's Made a Fool of You"
  5. "Gone"
  6. "Girl On My Mind"



Chart (1964) Peak
UK Album Charts 3 [4]


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Buddy Holly: Showcase" (PDF). Record Mirror. No. 173. 4 July 1964. p. 12. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 April 2022. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  3. ^ Buddy Holly - Showcase Retrieved April 12, 2017
  4. ^ "Buddy Holly - Full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 25 March 2017.

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