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Not Fade Away: Third Annual Buddy Holly Music Festival and Symposium
Lubbock, TX, August 2003


Not Fade Away:
Third Annual Buddy Holly Music Festival and Symposium
Lubbock, Texas, August 28-31, 2003

CALL FOR PAPERS

Not Fade Away: The Buddy Holly Symposium invites submissions for its third
meeting. The Symposium explores the emergence of Texas popular music, with
special attention to musical and cultural influences on early rock and
roll musicians, exemplified by Buddy Holly. We invite paper and panel
proposals on subjects including but not limited to: Texas Songwriters,
especially Buddy Holly; Rockabilly Then and Now; Global Influence of Buddy
Holly and Texas Rock; Border Radio; The Rock and Roll Guitar; Rock and
Roll Films; The Generations of Texas Music; Regional and Ethnic Influences
in Rock 'n' Roll: Country, Soul, Creole, Cajun, Tejano, etc.

Submission Guidelines:
The extended deadline for abstracts of proposed papers (20 minutes) or
panels (90 minutes) is May 19, 2003. Proposals should include a brief
description of the topic and contents of the presentation and note any
audiovisual equipment required. Please include a 1-2 paragraph bio.
Proposals should be mailed or e-mailed to Christopher Smith, Department of
Music, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
christopher.smith@ttu.edu.

For information about registration, accommodations, and the schedule of
events, visit the Symposium Web site at
http://www.buddyhollycenter.org/htm/symposium.htm.