Oh Boy!

Composer: Sonny West / Bill Tilghman / Norman Petty

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no info Sonny West, 195?
no info Single, Buddy Holly, 1957
info Chirping Crickets, Buddy Holly, 1957
no info Hit Sound Of The Everly Brothers, Everly Brothers, 1967
no info Skeeter Davis Sings Buddy Holly, Skeeter Davis, 1967
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no info The Buddy Holly Story Soundtrack, 1978
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no info Lonnie On The Move, Lonnie Mack, 1992
no info Greatest Hits, Buddy Holly, 1995
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info Skeeter Davis Sings Buddy Holly / Skeeter Sings Dolly, Skeeter Davis, 1999
info 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Buddy Holly, 1999
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info Chained to a Memory 1966-1972, The Everly Brothers, 2006
info Authorized Bootleg: Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA, Feb 27, 1989, Neville Brothers, 2010


Originally recorded by Sonny West as All My Love.

West and Tilghman also wrote Rave On for Buddy Holly. Norman Petty was Holly's manager.

First released by Buddy Holly and The Crickets in October 1957 with Not Fade Away on the flip side of the single.
Oh Boy was one of the songs rehearsed by the Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan prior to the 1987 Dylan & The Dead tour but it was not performed live on the tour.