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5.0 out of 5 stars Couldn't put it down!, 1 Feb 2011
This review is from: Not Fade Away: The Life and Music of Buddy Holly (Hardcover)
Even though I didn't buy this book on Amazon, I have read it and I have to say it's one of the best books I've ever read. The problem with most biographies is that they all pretend to be the 'ultimate' biography. The writer usually pretends not to be a fan and in doing so, they end up putting the artist down all the time. John Gribbon however writes almost informally as though we know him. He even talks about which Buddy Holly songs he's got on his ipod! This informal style of writing makes it a light read, but also informative. In this book, John focusses on the most important subject in Buddy's life - his music!
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