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My love for American music and American movies is from an early age. I was 10 or 11 when I heard Fats Domino and Little Richard and Buddy Holly. And the movies, my dad used to take my brother and I to the movies every Friday. It was incredible: we got to see just about every movie that came out for a period of years.
Holly Hunter has been doing great work forever.
Petraeus is the finest general I have ever worked for; Holly Petraeus is a great American hero.
In New England, the pin oak thrives, its leaves tipping to a thorny point in a good-natured impression of its evergreen neighbor, the holly bush.
When Holly Madison, Hef’s former chief girlfriend, came out with a tell-all book about life in the Mansion, the most bizarre revelation was that, prior to the man’s infamous orgies, all of the live-in girlfriends were required to put on matching pink flannel pajamas.
If I can make a superfight so when I finish my career I can say, ‘You remember this fight with Ronda, with Holly Holm,’ something nice that I can talk about with my kids or my friends – I’m open to make superfights.
Somehow we just don’t make the same boisterous fun of Holy Week that we do of Christmas. No one plans to have a holly, jolly Easter.
I really feel fortunate to have been around then because there have been good and bad years in rock but the best years were ’55 to early ’61. I got to see Buddy Holly and everybody else.
Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?
I mean, I haven’t been completely lacking in some enjoyment of Chuck Berry or Buddy Holly. But I just didn’t pay attention to that period of music, obviously.
Grandma Holly told me at three years old that I had a voice of an angel, and I just never stopped singing.
I’m incredibly proud to have supported the confirmation of fellow Hoosier Holly A. Brady from Fort Wayne to serve as a United States district judge for the Northern District of Indiana.
I couldn’t sing without a guitar. I like the way it feels to sing and be holding a guitar, even if I’m not playing it that much. All my idols that I grew up liking always had a guitar on them, but they didn’t play it – Buddy Holly, John Lennon, Lou Reed, Elvis Costello. It’s like having a partner with you.
Early on I was more interested in gypsy jazz music until rock and roll came around and I listened to a lot of Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran and skiffle singer Lonnie Donegan.
I’m sure that if Ronda could take time off, go to the gym and train for three months for a fight with Holly Holm with absolutely no distractions, I don’t even want to imagine the Ronda Rousey we’re going to see come out. Again, we are talking top of the food chain, Olympic, amazing athlete.
You never know how they’re going to play out, but ‘Pork and Beans’ definitely had the same vibe as the ‘Buddy Holly’ video in that you just knew it was going to work.
The name Holly Fulton has become synonymous with daring, bold graphic prints which you just know if you wear you’ll have a brilliant time in.
I was raised on Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly and discovered the Stray Cats when I was 11 or 12 years old.
One summer I remember, I got exposed to Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly and Buddy Holly was a very very big, made a very big impression on me. Because of a lot of things, you know, the way he looked and his charisma.
Book sales and teens reading is always a fantastic thing, but we should also be celebrating and consuming the huge wealth of U.K. and U.K.-based writing and illustrating talent. Authors such as Charlie Higson, Darren Shan, Holly Smale, Tanya Byrne, Catherine Johnson, Sophie Mckenzie, to name but a few.
Holly and Hef were obviously the main relationship. We weren’t allowed to date or anything like that.
When I started, I just put my nose to the grindstone, had great trainers and opponents like Fit Finlay, Arn Anderson, Booker T, Umaga and Bob Holly, and good things started to happen.
At any given time I’m listening to the Cory Branan, Leonna Naess, Eve 6, the King’s Noyse, Sean Paul, Green Day, the BoDeans, Buddy Holly, Nowell Sing We Clear… the list goes on and on. But I rarely listen to music while I write. I start typing the lyrics.
I’m so wrapped up in my work that it’s often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
Buddy Holly had something very different from the other great early rock n’ roll stars, whether it was Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Bo Diddley. He came across as so ordinary, as such a nerd. You know, he was a big guy, and he carried a gun. He was anything but a nerd.
As a songwriter, oddly enough, my influences were people like Bob Dylan, The Velvet Underground, and Buddy Holly. Some psychedelic stuff, too.
When I was 14 years old, I had the opportunity to meet Buddy Holly. I asked him how he got that big, powerful sound out of his guitar amp. He said, ‘I blew a speaker and decided not to get it fixed.’
Eddie Cochran – I never got to see him live, but he could play. Him and Buddy Holly, they were the best guitarists. They could get a good raunchy beat going.
I was a teenage idol, but not the one that the girls would put up on their walls, like Fabian and Frankie Avalon. I was more cerebral, like a Roy Orbison or a Buddy Holly. I was one of the few who could write songs.
Ronda’s got phenomenal grappling, but the way she enters, she’s striking her way into the clinch, which is much harder to do on such a dynamic striker with all the movement Holly Holm possesses.
I think Phillip Schofield would be great on ‘Strictly.’ He got up on ‘This Morning’ once with Holly and did a bit of a boogie and he can dance, and he is entertaining, and he is such a nice guy.
I really like Holly Williams. I’ve said that a bunch, but her song ‘Drinkin’,’ I just love it.
Personal identity seems like it’s just such an American archetype, from Holly Golightly re-inventing herself in ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’ to Jay Gatsby in ‘The Great Gatsby.’ It seems like the sort of archetypal American issue. If you’re given the freedom to be anything, or be anyone, what do you do with it?
I don’t regret my time there at all. I wasn’t the main girlfriend in the relationship. Hef and Holly were the ones talking about possible marriage and having kids, and I knew I was never going to do that kind of thing with Hef.
Crazy people are my people? Really? I think that’s silly. That’s another one of those pigeonhole things. Lay somebody on an ironing board and put a scalding hot iron on them, get that going real good: ‘Oh, this is who Holly Hunter is.’
Holly Holm was a boxer for a long time, and Leslie Smith comes from muay thai. It’s different. Holly is more defensive, while Leslie comes forward.
I feel like if I had a spirit animal, it would be Holly Hunter.
I loved fashion, I really did, but I was not obsessed with it. I wanted to be behind the scenes, like in that movie ‘Broadcast News.’ Holly Hunter – her I wanted to be.
I always wanted to talk to Ronda about how she felt the night before that night that she lost to Holly Holm.