As you now know, Paul McCartney is coming to Lubbock on June 14th. During the press conference announcing the show, Mayor Glen Robertson said, “He reached out and said I want to play in the hometown of Buddy Holly.”

That's right. Buddy had such an influence on the former Beatle that HE asked US if he could play a show in Holly's hometown! You may know that the Beatles took their name as a tribute to their favorite artist and his band, the Crickets.

Here's a cool video of Paul doing covers of some of his favorite Buddy Holly songs: