Have guitar, will travel3 min read . Updated: 04 Dec 2015, 02:52 AM IST
The countless imitators of the Beatles, Stones and other big '60s acts were also the pioneers of punk
Compared to the “wild men" of rock ’n’ roll’s early years—Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent—Buddy Holly looked ordinary. With his horn-rimmed glasses and toothy grin, he looked like the classic nerd. But as it turned out, it worked to his advantage. For thousands of teenagers in America and later, Britain, here was a guy who was no different from them. What Holly could do, they figured that they could do as well.
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