On This Day June 30th in Rock & Roll History

On this day June 30, 1957 Buddy Holly is set to record a song about his niece, Cindy Lou. But Jerry Allison, the drummer for Buddy Holly’s band, the Crickets, convinces Buddy to change the title to his girlfriend’s name, the girl Jerry Allison would later marry, “Peggy Sue” Gerron. The 45 of “Peggy Sue” can fetch $40.00 today but the 78 version is now worth up to $400.00.

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