Listen: Paul McCartney On Buddy Holly’s ‘It’s So Easy’

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Rave On Buddy Holly features 19 cover versions of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Buddy Holly[/lastfm]‘s greatest hits. The star-studded cast of musicians includes long standing rock ‘n’ roll heavyweights like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Patti Smith[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lou Reed[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Graham Nash[/lastfm], as well as current indie and garage rock artists [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Black Keys[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]My Morning Jacket[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Modest Mouse[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Florence and the Machine[/lastfm].

McCartney took a little walk in to crazy town with his version of “It’s So Easy.” It features wailing vocals and what can only be described as a bizarre rap break.


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Rave On Buddy Holly track listing:

1. “Dearest” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Black Keys[/lastfm] (2:06)
2. “Every Day” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Fiona Apple[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jon Brion[/lastfm] (2:19)
3. “It’s So Easy” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] (4:35)
4. “Not Fade Away” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Florence + The Machine[/lastfm] (4:02)
5. “(You’re So Square) Baby, I Don’t Care” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Cee Lo Green[/lastfm] (1:31)
6. “Crying, Waiting, Hoping” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Karen Elson[/lastfm] (2:25)
7. “Rave On” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Julian Casablancas[/lastfm] (1:55)
8. “I’m Gonna Love You Too” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jenny O.[/lastfm] (2:11)
9. “Maybe Baby” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Townes Earle[/lastfm] (2:06)
10. “Oh Boy” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]She & Him[/lastfm] (2:18)
11. “Changing All Those Changes” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nick Lowe[/lastfm] (1:41)
12. “Words Of Love” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Patti Smith[/lastfm] (3:20)
13. “True Love Ways” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]My Morning Jacket[/lastfm] (3:25)
14. “That’ll Be The Day” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Modest Mouse[/lastfm] (2:15)
15. “Well…All Right” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kid Rock[/lastfm] (2:09)
16. “Heartbeat” -[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Detroit Cobras[/lastfm] (2:20)
17. “Peggy Sue” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lou Reed[/lastfm] (3:19)
18. “Peggy Sue Got Married” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Doe[/lastfm] (3:57)
19. “Raining In My Heart” – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Graham Nash[/lastfm] (3:30)

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