Reminiscing (Buddy Holly album)

Reminiscing is a compilation album by American rock and roll icon Buddy Holly. The album was released as an LP record in both mono and stereo formats in February 1963 (see 1963 in music).[1]

Reminiscing
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Compilation album by
ReleasedFebruary 1963 (1963-02)[1]
Recorded1956–1959 and 1962 at Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico[2][3]
GenreRock and roll, rockabilly
Length24:49 (original)
40:13 (reissue)
LabelCoral
ProducerNorman Petty
Buddy Holly chronology
The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. 2
(1960)
Reminiscing
(1963)
Showcase
(1964)
Singles from Reminiscing
  1. "Reminiscing"
    Released: August 1962
  2. "Bo Diddley"
    Released: March 1963
  3. "Brown Eyed Handsome Man"
    Released: July 1963
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[4]

Reminiscing was Buddy Holly's third posthumously released album and the second album to feature previously unreleased material. The original recordings were overdubbed by the Fireballs in 1962[1] and many of the undubbed recordings appeared on For the First Time Anywhere in 1983.[2][3]

Track listingEdit

Original album
Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Reminiscing"King Curtis1:57
2."Slippin' and Slidin'"Little Richard, Eddie Bo, Al Collins, James Smith3:29
3."Bo Diddley"Ellas McDaniel2:23
4."Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie"Harry Von Tilzer, Andrew B. Sterling1:57
5."Baby, Won't You Come Out Tonight"Buddy Holly, Don Guess1:55
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Brown Eyed Handsome Man"Chuck Berry2:07
2."Because I Love You"Buddy Holly2:41
3."It's Not My Fault"Ben Hall, Weldon Myrick1:52
4."I'm Gonna Set My Foot Down"Buddy Holly2:19
5."Changing All Those Changes"Buddy Holly1:44
6."Rock-A-Bye Rock"Buddy Holly2:22
1999 Bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Come Back Baby"Buddy Holly, Norman Petty1:48
2."Maybe Baby" (original take)Buddy Holly, Norman Petty1:58
3."Rock-A-Bye Rock"Buddy Holly2:23
4."It's Not My Fault" (1983 overdubbed version)Hall, Myrick1:21
5."Brown Eyed Handsome Man"Chuck Berry2:03
6."Slippin' and Slidin'" (single version)Richard, Bo, Collins, Smith3:32
7."Bo Diddley" (overdubbed version)Elias McDaniel2:22

PersonnelEdit

The following people contributed to Reminiscing:[2][3]

ChartsEdit

AlbumEdit

Year Chart Position
1963 UK Albums Chart 2[5]
1963 Billboard 200 40[6]

Release historyEdit

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States February 1963 Coral Records mono LP CRL 57426
stereo LP CRL 757426
United Kingdom March 1963 Coral Records mono LP LVA 9212
United States February 1989 MCA Records Cassette MCAC 1826
CD MCAD 1826
United Kingdom November 1992 Castle Records CD CLACD 308
Japan 1999 MCA Records CD UICY-112099

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Rolontz, Robert, ed. (February 16, 1963). "Album Reviews: Reminiscing by Buddy Holly". Billboard. Vol. 75 no. 7. p. 25. Retrieved February 28, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Buddy Holly (1993). The Buddy Holly Collection: 50 Classic Recordings (CD liner). United States: MCA Records. MCAD2-10883.
  3. ^ a b c Buddy Holly (2008). Memorial Collection (CD liner). United States: Decca Records/Geffen Records. B0011337-02.
  4. ^ Allmusic review
  5. ^ "Archive Chart for 13th April 1963". Official Charts Company. United Kingdom. Retrieved February 28, 2011.
  6. ^ "Charts & Awards: Buddy Holly – Billboard Albums". Allmusic. United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 28, 2011.

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