Contact Us

Lyle Lovett Covers Buddy Holly — Exclusive Video Premiere

Universal Music

One of the most influential recording artists of all time is being honored, as today (Sept. 7) marks what would have been his 75th birthday. A compilation album called ‘Listen to Me: Buddy Holly‘ hit stores this week, featuring a who’s-who list of musicians performing their own versions of classic songs originally recorded by the late Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

Among those lending their voices to the new project are the legendary Stevie Nicks, Jackson Browne, Brian Wilson, Ringo Starr and Lyle Lovett, who recorded the Holly classic ‘Well All Right.’ “What people should know about Buddy Holly — it’s all right there in his songs,” Lyle tells The Boot. “The legacy he’s left is these great songs! And when you listen to just how complete they are and how they say everything they need to say in the course of two or three minutes, well, it tells you what a song should be.”

Watch the exclusive premiere of Lyle’s ‘Well All Right’ video, featuring footage from his recording session, below. Then visit our sister site, Spinner, to watch Ringo Starr cover Buddy Holly’s ‘Think It Over,’ along with Imelda May singing the rock legend’s ‘I’m Lookin’ for Someone to Love.’ The AOL Music Blog has Fall Out Boy‘s Patrick Stump singing Holly’s ‘Everyday,’ Cobra Starship covering ‘Peggy Sue,’ the Fray putting their own spin on ‘Take Your Time’ and Train‘s Pat Monahan doing ‘Maybe Baby.’ Watch all of the Buddy Holly tribute videos here, and buy the album here.

if(typeof AOLVP_cfg===’undefined’)AOLVP_cfg=[];AOLVP_cfg.push({id:’AOLVP_1148095303001′,’codever':0.1,’autoload':false,’autoplay':false,’displaymnads':true,’playerid':’89761511001′,’videoid':’1148095303001′,’width':476,’height':357,’playertype':’inline’,’stillurl':’dynamic’,’videolink':’#’,’videotitle':’dynamic’,’videodesc':”});

Recommended for You

Around the Web

Best of The Boot

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Boot quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!