The Buddy Holly Story (1978)/La Bamba (1987)
"The Buddy Holly Story" is the Oscar-winning biodrama of one of rock's first and most influential stars. Gary Busey stars as the horn-rimmed hero from Lubbock, Texas, who blended country and blues in hits like "That'll Be the Day," "Peggy Sue," and "Maybe, Baby"; he also performs the soundtrack. With Charles Martin Smith, Don Stroud. And, at the age of 17 he had three hit records and a brilliant future...until fate made him a legend. "La Bamba" chronicles the life of '50s rock and roller Ritchie Valens with Lou Diamond Phillips as VaValens, and music by Los Lobos, Brian Setzer and Marshall Crenshaw. Co-starring Esai Morales, Elizabeth Pen. 216 min. total on two discs. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
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