Eric reminded me at dinner last night that the Rolling Stones got their start in America when this cover of a Buddy Holly tune made the charts. The Stones are celebrating 50 years in music.

Here is the Buddy Holly original.

And since Eric and I are long time Dead Heads this collection wouldn’t be complete without a Dead version. This one was at Alpine Valley (Wisconsin) in ’89. I was at that show with the first mate. If you listen very closely you can hear me in the audience. 😉

To all my friends and fans: Love for real not fade away.

And just because, another Alpine Valley Dead recording:

If I recall correctly we took our kids to this one. But it may have been a different one. I’ll have to consult the first mate.