Hear The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas’ Buddy Holly tribute song

Florence And The Machine, Cee Lo Green and Paul McCartney also feature on new tribute compilation

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‘Rave On’, a Buddy Holly cover song that The Strokes‘ singer Julian Casablancas has recorded for a new tribute album to the 1950s icon is now available online.

The frontman has recorded the track for a new compilation, which is titled ‘Rave On Buddy Holly’ and will be released on June 28 in the US.

Florence & The Machine, Cee Lo Green, Paul McCartney, Patti Smith and Fiona Apple have also contributed tracks to the compilation.



Buddy Holly died at the age of 22 in a 1959 plane crash.

The ‘Rave On Buddy Holly’ tracklisting is:

The Black Keys – ‘Dearest’
Fiona Apple & Jon Brion – ‘Every Day’
Paul McCartney – ‘It’s So Easy’
Florence And The Machine – ‘Not Fade Away’
Cee Lo Green – ‘(You’re So Square) Baby, I Don’t Care’
Karen Elson – ‘Crying, Waiting, Hoping’
Julian Casablancas – ‘Rave On’
Jenny O. – ‘I’m Gonna Love You Too’
Justin Townes Earle – ‘Maybe Baby’
She & Him – ‘Oh Boy’
Nick Lowe – ‘Changing All Those Changes’
Patti Smith – ‘Words Of Love’
My Morning Jacket – ‘True Love Ways’
Modest Mouse – ‘That’ll Be The Day’
Kid Rock – ‘Well… All Right’
The Detroit Cobras – ‘Heartbeat’
Lou Reed – ‘Peggy Sue’
John Doe – ‘Peggy Sue Got Married’
Graham Nash – ‘Raining In My Heart’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMluvV0-kv8


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