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Not Fade Away is a song written in 1957 and on name of Norman Pettyand Charles Hardin. Charles Hardin was Buddy Holly; his real name was Charles Hardin Holley. Buddy Holly was also the one who recorded the song for the first time.

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Not Fade Away
Single from:

Buddy Holly

From the album:

The "Chirping" Crickets

A-side (and) Oh, Boy!
Released 27 October 1957
Type of carrier Vinyl single
Recording 27 May 1957
Genre Rock
Duration 2: 21
Tag Brunswick
Writer (s) Charles HardinNorman Petty
Composer (s) Charles Hardin, Norman Petty
Producer (s) Norman Petty
Buddy Holly
Peggy Sue

(1957)

Oh, Boy!

(1957)

Love Me

(1957)

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The American singer Buddy Holly and his band, The Crickets names the number for the first time on 27 May 1957. Jerry Allison, the drummer for The Crickets, later stated that he had written a part of the text, while the share of the producer Norman Petty, Buddy Holly, was minimal. The rhythmof the song was inspired by the music of Bo Diddley; It is the typical 'Bo Diddley-rhythm'.

In October 1957 as the number came out on single b-side of Oh, Boy!. The plate reached the tenth place in the Billboard Hot 100 and third in the UK Singles Chart in early 1958.

The number also came on an lp titled The "Chirping" Crickets, released in 1957.

Version of The Rolling Stones[Edit]Edit

Not Fade Away
Single from:

The Rolling Stones

B-side (s) Little by Little (UK)

I Wanna Be Your Man (US)

Released 21 February 1964 (UK)

6 March 1964 (USA)

Type of carrier Vinyl single
Recording 10 January 1964
Genre Rock
Duration 1: 48
Tag Decca F11845 (Uk)

London 45-LON 9657 (US)

Writer (s) Charles HardinNorman Petty
Composer (s) Charles Hardin, Norman Petty
Producer (s) Andrew Oldham
The Rolling Stones
I Wanna Be Your Man (UK)

(1963) – (US)

Not Fade Away

(1964)

It's All about Now (UK)

(1964) Tell Me (US) (1964)

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On 10 January 1964 took the English group The Rolling Stones the number into the Regent Sound Studios in London. Rumors want Phil Spectorwas present at the recordings and played maracas , but Bill Wyman denies this. [1the song was released on February 21, 1964 as the thirdsingle, as a successor of the Stones- I Wanna Be Your Man. The back was Little by Little, a song by Phil Spector and Nanker Phelge. Nanker Phelge was a pseudonym for the group as a collective. The plate reached the third place in the UK Singles Chart.

The song came on 6 March 1964 as single in the United States, this time with I Wanna Be Your Man as back. That song was previously unreleased in the us. The plate reached the 48th place in the Billboard Hot 100.

The number also came on England's Newest Hitmakers: The Rolling Stones, the US version of the lp The Rolling Stones, the British debut album of the group. The number is not on there. on the other hand, Mona (I Need You Baby) not on the American version.

The plate is released In Netherlands (with Little by Little on the back), but she was not a success. In Netherlands and France came, also in 1964, anep with the songs Not Fade AwayLittle by LittleStoned (mistakenly called the cover Stones ) and Poison Ivy. [2]

The Stones played Not Fade Away many times during their live performances, often as the opening number. It was also the opening song during their Voodoo Lounge Tour of 1994-95. The song is also on Voodoo Lounge Live, the registration of a concert during that tour.

Version of Rush[Edit]Edit

Not Fade Away
Single from:

Rush

B-side (s) You Can't Fight It
Released 1973
Type of carrier Vinyl single
Genre Hard rock
Duration 3: 13
Tag Moon Records
Writer (s) Charles HardinNorman Petty
Composer (s) Charles Hardin, Norman Petty
Producer (s) David Stock
Rush
Not Fade Away

(1973)

Finding My Way

(1974)

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In 1973 brought the rock band Rush Not Fade Away as his first single, with the b-side "You Can't Fight It. The plate is now a sought after collector's item, because both numbers never have appeared on a cd.

Other cover versions[Edit]Edit

There are in addition still cover versions of:

The song is live, but not on the plate, by, among others, Bruce SpringsteenBob DylanTom PettyJack WhiteSteve HillageJon Bon JoviPatti Smith and Simon and Garfunkel.

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