Buddy Holly - That'll Be The Day Lyrics

Well, that'll be the day when you say goodbye
Yes, that'll be the day when you make me cry
You say you gonna leave, you know it's a lie
'Cause that'll be the day when I die

Well, you give me all your lovin' and your turtle dovin'
All your hugs and kisses and your money, too
Well, you know you love me, baby
Still you tell me, maybe
That some day, well, I'll be blue

Well, that'll be the day when you say goodbye
Yes, that'll be the day when you make me cry
You say you gonna leave, you know it's a lie
'Cause that'll be the day when I die

Well, that'll be the day when you say goodbye
Yes, that'll be the day when you make me cry
You say you gonna leave, you know it's a lie
'Cause that'll be the day when I die

Well, when Cupid shot his dart
He shot it at your heart
So if we ever part and I leave you
You say you told me, an' you told me boldly
That someday, well, I'll be blue

Well, that'll be the day when you say goodbye
Yes, that'll be the day when you make me cry
You say you gonna leave, you know it's a lie
'Cause that'll be the day when I die

Well that'll be the day, ooh hoo
That'll be the day, ooh hoo
That'll be the day, ooh hoo
That'll be the day

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Buddy Holly That'll Be The Day Comments
  1. Terry Matson

    R.I.P. Buddy. You were so young and talented. :(

  2. Samuel White

    I love this song, it’s got a very rich history behind it. I just covered it !!

  3. Maria Lourdes Canama

    Wonderful song I Am From Phillipines CANAMA Family.

  4. Maria Lourdes Canama

    Wonderful song

  5. NintendoBoy 2009

    My brother is obsessed with 90s music, my other brother is obsessed with today's music, I'm obsessed with 50s and 60s music.

  6. grindupBaker

    I remember 1962 our Pure Mathematics master Graham Locke arguing with Michael Herman about whether Buddy Holly was The Late Great Buddy Holly & Graham practically screeching "You're the sort of boy who hangs around coffee bars and Picture! Houses!".

  7. Kinga Pierzchała

    nowhere boy♥️♥️

  8. Jack Miller

    One of my all time favorites.

  9. Ali Harvey

    Mark my words I will time travel and test two scenarios: preventing the crash, and if I told him his fate and asked him to travel with me to the future to make music (so people still assumed he died on the crash & history would be as normal). Would Buddy still be a hit today? We'll find out

  10. wildboyonamish

    Buddy holly songs still been played going into 2020 👌👌👌👍👍anyone else still listening 2019👍

  11. Steven Armstrong

    Buddy Holly would of been bigger than Elvis if he didn't die so young

  12. Fly Drive 2020

    This song always makes me think twice about not saying bye properly to my Boyfriend who is a pilot every time he leaves the house for a flight. Always done that and I think it is also because of how Buddy Holly died.

  13. Phil Jones

    2019. The music lives on

  14. Jack Randle

    cheers and have a merry Christmas 2019

  15. darcy burlingame

    I am only 50 and I love this kind of music

  16. Brian Kidd

    Me awl fellas favourite.. He was a Teddy boy in the 50s.. God rest his soul.. 30-10-1940-08-04-2008...one fault me dad had.. He was a bitter evertonian.. I am a red thru an thru..

  17. Ramses production

    So the Beatles ripped of Buddy Holly?

    Shady Dylan

    This one , let it be , twist and shout , I’ve personally always hated the Beatles to be honest

  18. Lieutenant Bonemeal

    Hey my favorite versions back!

  19. Matusalén Antes de cristo


  20. Wario’s nibbled off chest hair

    What a sad prediction

  21. kenny donachy

    I am not old I got this from a video

  22. gamer beast ali

    Your the best musician buddy Holly.
    The music is still here it never died

  23. Becki Yeah

    So sad he died so young his music truly dies live on tho I bought his albums recently after growing up listening to mums vinyl collection can’t belueve he was only 22 life is so unfair sometimes !

  24. Si Fi

    I was blown away by Buddy Holly as a child. I bought a cassette of his and later learned we share the same birthday. Magical man who changed the course of music.

  25. Colin Dale

    as crisp and clear as a diamond - understand every word - Buddy RIP - makes this rubbish today look like c--p

  26. Dead Frostie

    Love me some oldies, even if my friends think it's weird for a 16 yr old to listen to this 😂

    Ryan Waring2002

    Hello fellow Conrad

  27. shawn bopko

    this is how much paul mccartney and lennon made a cover of that ill be the day by holly but later beatles recored it in 1962 not a good recording

  28. מה אני עושה פה??? ?

    One of my favorite songs ever

  29. Peter B

    Best rockabilly ever!

  30. Douglas Lopes

    Buddy Holy é melhor que o Elvis Presley 👌

  31. Cousin IT

    Sure will.. . wtf

  32. Scott Fab

    Imagine what could have been :(

  33. Kasper Sørensen

    Andy Guitar day 10 anyone?

  34. This is Patrick

    I came here from American Pie lmao

  35. David Deanda

    Rest easy buddy we all gotta go but ur music is eternal💯

  36. Kip Sullivan

    Lubbock Tx!

  37. John Welsh

    Instead of going to bed I’m here at 3:47 in the morning listening to Buddy Holly.

  38. Patrick Doty

    When I die, I hope I can be transported into the 50's, and live a life there. It would be an experience that I can only dream of.

    Ryan Waring2002

    Can I come 2?😥

  39. Carlos Hackett

    The good die young.

  40. Doris Night

    I ain't letting you go...oh no...soulmates...and we are going to "mate"!!!! Lol. You pinky promised. I love you like crazy!!!

  41. Charles Bird

    Elvis payed for that plane crash

  42. Aurthur Refalo

    you the king

  43. J N

    I heard Merle Haggard say he gave his seat up on that plane ride and he took a bus instead. everybody died on that plane. Very sad story.

  44. Kacey Mackey

    im 20 and this music is timeless. Better than what Ive been listening to for years. This music will get ya in your feels

  45. Common Village idiot

    This is almost as good as shreksophone

    Common Village idiot

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  46. Jamison Forman

    My buddy Jim Dinkins died a year ago today. He loved Buddy Holly. He was only 26

  47. Mike AuBuchon

    Had the best of both worlds a dad that lived classic country ( real country music ) a mom who loved 50 & 60's rock n roll . Needless to say I have a lot of great music to choose from .

  48. linda walton

    my husband just went to be with his favorite artist after 54 years of marriage he did leave me the day he died

  49. Arty Munoz

    Who else is listening to this because buddy holly brought them here

  50. Katie Stait

    🎤 🎤 🎤 💕 💕 💕

  51. The Andrews Family

    My dad brought me here

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  53. Norman Grimm

    Buddy not only could sing but could play the hell out of a guitar.

  54. Zenjedi99v2

    O.G. rock & roll is what you're listening to now. Buddy Holly was a punk rocker before his time.

  55. nman4k

    Spotify brought me here. For some reason they have a terrible alternative version that I’ve never heard before and never want to hear again!

  56. Kris Scudder

    Love buddy holly.that was the day music died

  57. Gary Kerns

    This was released May 27, 1957 (62 years ago yesterday). Incidentally, that was a Monday, but it wasn't Memorial Day back then.

  58. Andreia Reminiec

    Eerie question : Did the song "that'll be the day" fore shadow
    Buddy Holly's death?

  59. Ryan Woods

    Without buddy holly, we may never get the Beatles

  60. Richard Schaefer

    Warning! This music has a beat and lyrics! What a concept!

  61. Heinrich the White

    One of the greatest American rock and roll artists of all times. Gotta love those glasses

  62. MrArronK

    So pure, so clean, awesome!

  63. Elvis Johnson

    Buddy Holly was one of the best. It's so sad his life ended so soon.

  64. johnnyt1969

    Mafia 2 Anyone

  65. Dunlap Music

    I love it when a girl gives me all her turtle dovin'

  66. ZY95

    Mafia 2 brought me here

  67. Microwave

    Rest in peace, buddy.

  68. Amanda Yauger

    Played this for my boyfriend and he laughed. He knew I'd never leave him......he died last week. My heart hurts.

    Saints Fan54

    Sorry for your loss that's utterly heart breaking

    Amanda Yauger

    @Saints Fan54 thanks. He was my best friend.

    Junk Finger

    Died of what?

  69. Juan Rojas

    I'm gonna name my band the flies

  70. bill chew

    He would still be a giant today

  71. TC1

    He's the reason I started wearing glasses and they look just like his

    Daniel Quiroz

    Congrats partner

  72. Mason Staten

    The Searchers starring John Wayne brought me here

  73. Alban Pfisterer

    Love Buddy Holly

  74. Clyde Barrow

    Genius, genius, GENIUS!! First white guy to play Harlems Apollo theater. They laughed at him, till he started playing. Brought down the house!

    Saints Fan54

    I'm pretty sure Dion & the Belmonts sang there first because in the documentary Dion dimucci did he said he introduced buddy and the crickets to the apollo

    Clyde Barrow

    @Saints Fan54 Wrong my friend. Google it

    Dean Wille

    Clyde Barrow That’s a great story

  75. Evin Leyshon

    The Hollies named their band as a tribute to buddy Holly not the Beatles in answer to a mistaken comment made on this platform and nevertheless the rock n roll pioneers and innovators hugely influenced the British invasion that saw the likes of the beatles The Searchers The Hollies The Mersybeats The Dave Clark Five and Gerry and the pacemakers to name a few

  76. David Hitztaler

    And you wrote your own songs..love it

  77. David Hitztaler

    Still missing you Buddy...but your music still makes me feel good..You were always true to your music..You would of loved the Beatles music..they learned music from you...miss you Buddy

  78. David Hitztaler

    One Great Man on this Planet Earth with a Great Heart for Music....A Great Guitarist..A Great Writer..A Great Imagination..a great talent...

  79. David Hitztaler

    Buddy Holly Forever !!!!!

  80. Joe Olivas

    That's it I'm forty years old I'm going back to the fifty's when. I walk the streets I'm just gonna bumping them wonderful oldies in my head that'll be the day fifty's must of been alot of fun😎😎😎😎😎😎😎🎷🎷🎷🎷🎷🎷🎸🎸🎸🎸🎷🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎷🎸🎸🎸🎸🎶🎶🎶🎵🎵🎵🎵🎵🎵

  81. Cheryl Maroz

    Every lying dude I have ever been in love with? I think of this, even say this to those men. great Buddy holly song.

  82. Buford Isaacs

    "when I die?"

  83. Gary Kerns

    Something about the last four notes, I just can't get enough of!

  84. hdhjdjdudideieidiei meier

    Buddy holly or the Beatles
    Like=the beatles

  85. Stoner happy420

    I’m still on ACID XD

  86. 1ranjeeves21

    woke up with this in my head

  87. The49ers 2000

    R.I.P Buddy Holly 60 yrs ago 🎶😞😇 !!!!!

  88. Erin Lacey

    The EU during Brexit.

  89. Chenee Thompson

    60 years ago this past february....😥😥😥😥

  90. Saff Abyza

    Legend ❤️

  91. Pattonmacarnold Tacoma

    Who's bumping this in 2019!

  92. rockandbluesfan 79

    As much as I respect Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and others, I truly believe Buddy was the real King of rock n roll.

  93. Nikolay Yanev

    I don't like 483 people

  94. Cheryl Maroz

    Great music, not white noise, real music.