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Tommy Allsup dies at 85

 

January 12, 2017

Tony Bullocks

Tommy Allsup performs one of his songs during an interview at the Curry County Chamber of Commerce to promote the 2007 Clovis Music Festival. Allsup's family confirmed his death Wednesday.

The man on the other side of the coin from The Day The Music Died passed away.

The death of guitarist and former Buddy Holly bandmate Tommy Allsup, 85, was confirmed Wednesday by his family.

The death of Allsup, a frequent contributor to the Clov...



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