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Lenny Kaye


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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

By eMusic Artists, ContributorYou don't have to squint too hard to see the ways that being in love is a lot like being in a band. Both take patience and dedication. Both require open channels of communication. And… more »


The 10 Best Buddy Holly Songs You Don’t Know


By Lenny Kaye, ContributorIt's hard to fathom that Buddy Holly was only 22 years old when his remarkable sense of song was stilled. One of rock's first pioneers, his musicality had only begun to realize its potential, and the body of work that he left has resonated throughout subsequent eras and generations as a fount of inspiration. His classics — either in their original versions or the countless covers they've generated — are well celebrated, but Buddy's long hours in the studio, as he sought to keep up with his expansive talent, provides many gemstones beyond his greatest hits. In what would have been his 75th year on this planet, these you-don't-knows trace his evolutionary tale and revolutionary talent, and his singular mark of greatness. [All of these songs can be found on Not Fade Away: The Complete Studio Recordings and More — Ed.] Buddy Holly and Bob Montgomery, "Down the Line" By the… more »