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Buddy Holly Family Not Happy With Dixie Chicks' Song

A reference to Buddy Holly on an upcoming Dixie Chicks album isn't setting right with brothers of the 1950s music legend.In "Lubbock or Leave It," Natalie Maines , a native of this West Texas city, sings: "I hear they hate me now/Just like they hated you./Maybe when I'm dead and gone/I'm gonna get a statue, too."Holly, whose statue is in downtown Lubbock, was born here and died in a plane crash along with singers Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson in Iowa in 1959.Holly's older brother, Larry O. Holley, said he doesn't know of anyone in Lubbock who hated his sibling."Older people in town thought rock 'n' roll was for kids," Holley said. "But no one hated Buddy."The song is on the fourth Dixie Chicks album, a May 23 national release titled "Taking the Long Way." The songwriting credit lists all three Chicks — Emily Robison, Martie Maguire and Maines — and Mike Campbell.Another brother, Travis Holley, said his brother was proud of Lubbock."He was loyal to his hometown, hi...

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