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Nice to visit

We used google maps to get there. Turned right as soon as we entered the cemetery. Drove right past... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
Danny P
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Pay Tribute

The grave is easy to find. I've been there more than once and there are always flowers. coins and... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
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Resting place of Buddy Holly.
2011 E 31st St, Lubbock, TX 79457-0001
+1 806-767-2270
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Buddy's grave is about as non-descript as can be imagined. There is really not much to see there except for the fact that his final resing place is with his parents.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 04DTS
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

We used google maps to get there. Turned right as soon as we entered the cemetery. Drove right past the grave marker. There is a large wooden sign imprinted with BUDDY HOLLY but no other directions. Well, it was right there. It is flush with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Danny P
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The grave is easy to find. I've been there more than once and there are always flowers. coins and other gifts left in tribute. You may find yourself singing some of his songs while you're there...I did. Also check out the stone angel near Holly...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CTAWilson
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

It is the final resting place of buddy holly! The tradition is to leave a pick so the music lives on! Just outside the cemetery is a field filled with prairie dogs. We went from a very sad pilgrimage to the joy of the prairie...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Some people love an old graveyard, like me, and some people are Buddy Holly fanatics willing to travel 5000 miles to pay homage to their musical hero. Like me. Therefore I wont try to describe the emotion felt, short of saying it was a lovely...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank damianbray
Reviewed December 21, 2017

That's it. Nothing spectacular. If you are from Lubbock, having family buried there, I imagine it is an entirely different experience. But then, what do you expect? It's a cemetery.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 189deenak
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Worth the drive. Small, hometown grave site. Emotional and a small insight to American Rock and Roll history.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

We expected it to be a bit more busy upon our arrival, it was actually very pleasant, quaint and quiet all around us, easy to get to and just much easier than expected.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John S
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Need to go to the Lubbock Cemetery to visit the well kept gravesite of Buddy Holley and his parents. Easy to find and so well kept up compared to other cemeteries I have visited. His grave is right on the street level and clearly marked....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tux2barney
Reviewed June 21, 2017

No trip to Lubbock would be complete without a trip to this Lubbock Landmark that is the final resting place of Buddy Holly (Holley). A memorable visit, and worthy of a trip for any music buff.

Date of experience: December 2016
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