Peggy Sue

Song composer(s)

Holly, Buddy / Petty, Norman / Allison, Jerry

Grateful Dead Recordings

Not recorded by the Dead

Dead Related Recordings

No Dead related recordings entered

Other Recordings

Single : Buddy Holly (1957)
Buddy Holly : Buddy Holly (1958)
Rockin' 50's Rock 'n' Roll : Crickets (1970)
Rock 'n' Roll : John Lennon (1975)
Who Are Those Guys : New Riders Of The Purple Sage (1977)
M.I.U. Album : Beach Boys (1978)
I've Always Been Crazy : Waylon Jennings (1978)
Greatest Hits : Buddy Holly (1995)
Growling Guitar : Link Wray (19??)

Performance History

Performed once only - with members of Jefferson Airplane on 7th September 1969.


Originally written as Cindy Lou but supposedly changed in honour of Jerry Allison's fiancee Peggy Sue Gerow.

Origonally released by Buddy Holly & The Crickets in September 1957 with Everyday as the B-side of the single.