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  1. Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham, Who Inspired a Hit Song, Dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | The New York Times

    Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham, who became part of Buddy Holly's circle of friends as a teenager and long reveled in having her name used as the title of one of his biggest hits, died on Monday in Lubbock, Tex. She was 78. As Ms.

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  2. Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly song fame, dies in TexasRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Sweetwater Reporter

    The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song "Peggy Sue" has died at a Lubbock hospital. Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham of Lubbock died Monday at University Medical Center.

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  3. Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly song fame, diesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Connecticut Post

    In this Jan. 11, 2008, file photo, Peggy Sue Gerron unveils her new book "What Ever Happened to Peggy Sue" during a press conference in Tyler, Texas. Gerron, the Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song "Peggy Sue" has died at a Lubbock hospital.

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  4. Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly song fame, dies in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Minot Daily News

    Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham of Lubbock died Monday at University Medical Center, according to UMC spokesman Eric Finley. She was 78. The family gave the hospital permission to confirm the death, but asked that no additional information be released, Finley said Tuesday.

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  5. The Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly Song Fame, Dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Billboard

    ... (Oct. 2). Peggy Sue Gerron in 2008 released her autobiography Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue?: A Memoir by Buddy Holly's Peggy Sue to mark the 50th anniversary of the song. Gerron, while promoting her autobiography, said material for the memoir came ...

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  6. Kate Hudson has third child and first daughter, named RaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Japan Times

    ... Instagram photos and videos, including a few with her mom, Goldie Hawn. The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song "Peggy Sue" has died at a Lubbock hospital. Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham of Lubbock died Monday at University Medical Center. ...

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  7. Peggy Sue, namesake of Buddy Holly rock classic, dies in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Reuters

    Peggy Sue Gerron, whose name has echoed in the annals of rock 'n' roll for six decades as the crush in the Buddy Holly classic song "Peggy Sue," has died at the age of 78 in Lubbock, Texas, where she and Holly went to high school, officials said. The 1957 song from Holly and his band the Crickets was an anthem of the early days of rock 'n' roll and inspired a sequel tune from Holly called "Peggy Sue Got Married," which was also the title of a 1986 movie.

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  8. 'Peggy Sue, Peggy Sue', immortalized by Buddy Holly, dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... through the airwaves over and over on its way to rock 'n' roll immortality. And she was in the crowd the night Buddy Holly and The Crickets played it for her for the first time at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, as she sunk down in her chair and ...

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  9. Peggy Sue Gerron, inspiration for Buddy Holly song, dies in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    Peggy Sue Gerron, who will be forever remembered in association with Buddy Holly because of his song bearing her name, died early Monday at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Friends in Texas and New Mexico, who particularly knew her as a ham radio enthusiast, remember how fascinated she would be in talking to people she had never met from around the world.

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  10. Pakistani traveller caught with child and bestiality pornography on his phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Daily Mail

    ... fter making history as first blind entrant She's a 46-year-old paralympian Peggy Sue dead at 78: Inspiration for Buddy Holly's classic song passes away in hospital in Lubbock, Texas The pair were pals in school

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  11. Peggy Sue, who inspired Buddy Holly song, dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Post-Standard

    Peggy Sue Gerron was 17 years old, a senior at a Catholic girls school, when the world heard her name radiate through the airwaves over and over on its way to rock 'n' roll immortality. And she was in the crowd the night Buddy Holly and The Crickets played it for her for the first time at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, as she sunk down in her chair and blushed while dozens of people screamed her name.

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  12. Lyrics to Buddy Holly's 1958 hit 'Peggy Sue'Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Mail

    Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham, 78, died on Monday at the University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas, according to UMC spokesman Eric Finley.

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  13. Peggy Sue, the inspiration for Buddy Holly's songs, dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Mail

    Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham, 78, died on Monday at the University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas, according to UMC spokesman Eric Finley Gerron was born in Olton, Texas, but moved to Lubbock where she attended high school and met Buddy Holly and his friend Holly would go on and eventually write a sequel song 'Peggy Sue Got Married' before dying in a February 3, 1959, plane crash in Iowa Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham, 78, died on Monday at the University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas, according to UMC spokesman Eric Finley. The family had given permission for the Lubbock resident's death to be shared but asked that other information be held confidential, at the moment.

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  14. Man, 90, 'shoved onto tracks 'no idea' why pusher tried to kill him'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Mail

    ... after learning Tom Brady's ex Bridget Moynahan was pregnant with his child Peggy Sue dead at 78: Inspiration for Buddy Holly's hit songs passes away in hospital Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham died on Monday Sofia Richie flaunts taut midriff in cropped ...

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  15. Taxi driver who 'raped a sleeping woman at a spa' is given bail ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Mail

    ... after learning Tom Brady's ex Bridget Moynahan was pregnant with his child Peggy Sue dead at 78: Inspiration for Buddy Holly's hit songs passes away in hospital Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham died on Monday Sofia Richie flaunts taut midriff in cropped ...

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  16. Buddy Holly's Real-Life 'Peggy Sue' Has Died at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Time

    ... said Tuesday. Peggy Sue Gerron in 2008 released her autobiography "Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue?: A Memoir by Buddy Holly's Peggy Sue" to mark the 50th anniversary of the song. Gerron, while promoting her autobiography, said material for the ...

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  17. Peggy Sue dies at age 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Peggy Sue Gerron was born on June 15, 1940, in Olton, Texas, and grew up in Lubbock, Texas. Sources say she passed away in a Lubbock hospital this morning at the age of 78. Peggy Sue was a high school senior when she was cast into the international spotlight by Buddy Holly's release of the namesake song that climbed to the top of 1957 Billboard Charts.

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  18. Peggy Sue Gerron, inspiration for Buddy Holly song, dies in LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Peggy Sue Gerron, who will be forever remembered in association with Buddy Holly because of his song bearing her name, died early Monday at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Friends in Texas and New Mexico, who particularly knew her as a ham radio enthusiast, remember how fascinated she would be in talking to people she had never met from around the world.

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  19. Peggy Sue dies at age 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | KFVS12

    Peggy Sue Gerron was born on June 15, 1940, in Olton, Texas, and grew up in Lubbock, Texas. Sources say she passed away in a Lubbock hospital this morning at the age of 78. Peggy Sue was a high school senior when she was cast into the international spotlight by Buddy Holly's release of the namesake song that climbed to the top of 1957 Billboard Charts.

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  20. Make your Heartbeat a little faster this Christmas with Buddy Holly and the Cricketers in Colwyn BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Bury Times

    THE towering legacy of one of rock's greatest stars and the festive season will be wrapped up together in Colwyn Bay this year. Still revered more than 50 years after his tragic and untimely death at just 22, the era defining music of Buddy Holly and the Crickets is coming to Theatr Colwyn on Monday, December 3. This breathtaking show has rock 'n' rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden over its 26 years and stars some of the finest actor-musicians in the UK.

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