Music of Lubbock, Texas

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Lubbock sound is a genre of American music that began with the popularity of Lubbock, Texas native Buddy Holly. The sound, a form of rock and roll with country and blues roots was heard all over the United States and gave rise to many imitators. Holly pioneered the now-standard rock-band lineup of two guitars, bass and drums.[1]

Popular songs

Artists influenced by Buddy Holly and the Lubbock sound[edit]

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The spirit of Buddy Holly and Lubbock Sound are preserved in the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock's Depot District. The 2004 film Lubbock Lights showcased much of the music that is associated with the city of Lubbock.