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Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas Walk of Fame

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Address: Corner of 19th St. and Crickets Ave., across from The Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, TX
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Was their also, June 2014

I forgot too say we were their also, we went all around the Buddy Holly attractions, sent some hours their , was especially nice meeting Mrs Maria Holly also, and unexpected... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Sandy G
Farina, Illinois
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Farina, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I forgot too say we were their also, we went all around the Buddy Holly attractions, sent some hours their , was especially nice meeting Mrs Maria Holly also, and unexpected pleasure for sure.

Thank Sandy G
Las Cruces
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was completely surprised by what we found at this location besides a bigger than life statue of Buddy Holly, the memorial wall contained plaques for all member of the West Texas Music Hall of fame. What a great history lesson for a music fan, lots of big names on this display. Still a work in progress, but worth finding.

Lubbock, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Primary emphasis here is a statue paying tribute to the infamous Buddy Holly. In addition plaques identify the award recipients of popular musicians who received such and placed into the Walk of Fame. It is peaceful and quiet presenting some photo ops for fans and others located only a partial block away from the museum dedicated to him.

Thank GeorgeTX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Amazing how much musical talent has originated in West Texas....the depot district and Buddy Holly Museum are all in same place,and are well worth the visit.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

With the title of this review out of the way, moving the statue to this location was VERY smart. It's too bad that it took so long to build this monument to Buddy Holly, but it took that long for his widow to shake down the City/County by forcing them to pay her to honor one of Lubbock's favorite sons.... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Arrived on Sunday after 6pm so we missed the Buddy Holly center but loved the statue and glasses. We also found his gravesite and childhood home. Highly recommended for those that enjoy the story of Buddy Holly.

1 Thank Rose H
Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We decided to pay homage to the Lubbock Walk of Fame and reflected on Buddy Holly's storied yet short career. He was a musical trail blazer and prolific writer. Nice statue for sure!

Thank Denise P
Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Neat little area to learn some of the history of Lubbock and Buddy Holly. There is a little museum, plenty of parking, plenty of food places nearby and if you come on the right Saturday - they have a Farmers Market selling all kinds of things from fruit to local crafts. Best of all, most things are free in the... More 

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Terrific monument to Buddy who sadly died far too young. The area is immaculately clean and well kept. Loved reading all the famous names along the wall. Amazing how much influence Buddy made on others particularly The Beatles. A visit to the centre across the road is a must, great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Visit the Buddy Holly Museum, then walk across the street to his statue. Here you will see Lubbock's music history. After our visit we walked another block to the Depot District for lunch.

Thank Peter L

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