Buddy Holly

~ Recording by Weezer

Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album)WeezerAlbum
  • US1994-05-10
DGC RecordsDGCC 24629
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album)WeezerAlbum
  • US1994-05-10
DGC RecordsDGCD 24629
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album, BMG club release)WeezerAlbum
  • US1994-05-10
BMG Direct Marketing, Inc., DGC RecordsD 105943, DGCD-24629
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album)WeezerAlbum
  • DE1994-05-16
Geffen RecordsGED 24629, GEFD 24629
1.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerWeezer (Blue Album)WeezerAlbum
Geffen RecordsGEF 24629
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album)WeezerAlbum
DGC RecordsDGCSD 24629
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezerWeezerAlbum
DGC Records, Columbia House (direct-mailing distributor of club editions of releases)DGCD-24629
1.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerWeezerWeezerAlbum
DGC RecordsDGCD-24629
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezerWeezerAlbum
Geffen RecordsGEFD-24629
1.14Buddy Holly2:41WeezerReservoir RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • FR1995-01-01
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album)WeezerAlbum
  • JP1995-03-24
MCA Victor, Inc. (Japanese holding company, active 1991–1997; do not use as release label!)MVCG-172
1.1Buddy Holly (LP version)2:40WeezerBuddy HollyWeezerSingle
  • XE1995-04-14
Geffen RecordsGED 21978
1.16Buddy Holly2:40WeezerNow That’s What I Call Music! 31Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1995-07-31
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), PolyGram, Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries), NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series)7243 8 34771 2 8, CDNOW 31
1.16Buddy Holly2:40WeezerNow That’s What I Call Music! 31Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1995-07-31
NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series)TCNOW31
1.3Buddy Holly (LP version)2:40WeezerBuddy HollyWeezerSingle
Geffen RecordsGFSC 88
1.1Buddy Holly (LP version)2:40WeezerBuddy HollyWeezerSingle
Geffen RecordsGFS 88
1.1Buddy Holly (LP version)2:40WeezerBuddy HollyWeezerSingle
Geffen RecordsGFSC 88
1.1Buddy Holly (LP version)2:42WeezerBuddy HollyWeezerSingle
Geffen RecordsGEFDS 21968
1.1Buddy Holly (LP version)2:40WeezerBuddy HollyWeezerSingle
Geffen RecordsGFSTD 88
1.6Buddy Holly2:40WeezerMTV FreshVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)7243 8 36792 2 5
1.11Buddy Holly2:40WeezerNow!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • CA1996-03-26
EMI Music CanadaS21M 37637
1.7Buddy Holly2:40WeezerDe Afrekening 2000: The Lost TracksVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • BE1999-12-03
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”)545.522-2
2.14Buddy Holly2:40WeezerFetenhits: Party Rock ClassicsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2000-09-14
Polystar (Germany)
1.12Buddy Holly2:40WeezerMTV - 20 Years of Pop MusicVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2001-07-03
Maverick (WMG subsidiary, founded by Madonna, Veronica "Ronnie" Dashev, and Frederick DeMann)9 48144-2
2.13Buddy Holly2:39WeezerSounds Like Teen Spirit: Best of Alternative & Nu RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2001-11-01
2.13Buddy Holly2:39WeezerTeen SpiritVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Universal (plain logo: “Universal”), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)584 030 2
2.9Buddy Holly2:39WeezerLivid 2002: Livid Superstars of 2002 & Life Members 2001-1989Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • AU2002-09-23
Dew Process0693832, DEW90032
1.10Buddy Holly2:40WeezerIntroduced 100: 100 Issues Intro | Essential Music 1991–2002Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2002-12-02
1.1Buddy Holly2:40WeezerBig Shiny 90s, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • CA2003-12-09
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)0249813747
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album, Deluxe Edition)WeezerAlbum
  • US2004-03-23
Chronicles (a label under UMG’s Universal Music Enterprises division), Geffen RecordsB0002139-02
1.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerWeezer (Blue Album, Deluxe Edition)WeezerAlbum
  • GB2004-05-03
Geffen Records0602498619070
5.12Buddy Holly2:40WeezerWhatever: The ’90s Pop & Culture BoxVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2005-07-26
Rhino (reissue label)R2 79716
2.11Buddy Holly2:39WeezerThe AnthemsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2006-09-11
Universal Music TV (UK)9842770
1.12Buddy Holly2:41WeezerTop of the Spot 2006Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music Group (has logo with just "Universal Music Group")
1.5Buddy Holly2:40WeezerTop of the Spot: New Collection, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music Group (has logo with just "Universal Music Group")CDOG0067
6.15Buddy Holly2:42WeezerRock Classics Top 100Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music (plain logo: “Universal Music”)984 534-4
1.1Buddy Holly2:40WeezerSix HitsWeezerEP + Compilation
  • US2008-11-25
DGC Records, Interscope RecordsB0012344-02
5.1Buddy Holly2:41WeezerLife is Music: 100 onsterfelijke Studio Brussel songsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI Music Belgium2074502, 2074512, 2074522, 2074532, 2074542
2.16Buddy Holly2:42WeezerOne Shot 1994Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music Group (has logo with just "Universal Music Group")5307061
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerBlue / Green / RedWeezerAlbum + Compilation
  • MX2009-11-17
  • US2009-11-17
Geffen Records
1.4Buddy Holly (iTunes Originals version)2:39WeezeriTunes OriginalsWeezerOther + Compilation + Interview
  • US2010-11-09
DGC Records
1.7Buddy Holly?:??WeezerTop of the Spot 2010: New Collection, Volume 4Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.37Buddy Holly2:40WeezerAbsolute Modern Rock AnthemsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • SE2011-02-03
EVA Records (Sweden)4133
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album, Deluxe Edition)WeezerAlbum
  • DE2012-08-07
Geffen Records0600753279588
2.18Buddy Holly2:40WeezerAlle 40 goed - AlternativeVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • BE2012-08-24
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)50999 9723732 7
1.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerWeezer (Blue Album)WeezerAlbum
  • US2012-10-02
Mobile Fidelity Sound LabMFSL 1-390
3.17Buddy Holly2:39WeezerGreatest Guitar Riffs of All TimeVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2012-11-12
EMI TV, EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)5099972153420
3.7Buddy Holly2:38WeezerThe Only Rock Album You’ll Ever NeedVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • ZA2013-06-03
The Universal Music Record LabelDGCD 167
1.12Buddy Holly2:42WeezerSeriously 90sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2013-08-01
2.1Buddy Holly2:40WeezerTeenage DirtbagsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2013-08-19
Universal Music TV (UK)5344743
1.3Buddy Holly2:40WeezerGreatest Ever! Driving RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Union Square MusicGTSTCD073
2.7Buddy Holly2:40WeezerLatest & Greatest Guitar HeroesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
USM MediaUSMMTCD034
2.19Buddy Holly2:41WeezerLes Trésors du Rock de Philippe ManœuvreVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Parlophone France (aka Parlophone Music France)
3.2Buddy Holly2:40WeezerNow That’s What I Call Running 2014Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2014-03-10
NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series)CDNNNOW11
3.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerThe Ultimate Collection: 90s AnthemsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2014-04-07
Universal UMCULTMBX031
1.4Buddy Holly2:39Weezer5 Album SetWeezerAlbum + Compilation
  • AU2014-06-12
Universal Music Australia3780422
2.2Buddy Holly2:40WeezerGreatest Ever! Pop PunkVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2014-08-04
Union Square MusicGTSTCD091
1.21Buddy Holly2:39WeezerNOW! 25 Top Hits of the 1990’sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2014-08-19
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”)1127113
2.9Buddy Holly2:39WeezerNOW! 25 Top Hits of the 1990’sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • CA2014-10-07
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”)0254702182
2.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerWeezer (Blue Album, original master recording)WeezerAlbum
  • US2014-11-04
Geffen Records, Universal Music Special Markets, Mobile Fidelity Sound LabB0020684-06, UDSACD 2160
1.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerWeezer (Blue Album, original master recording)WeezerAlbum
  • US2014-11-04
Geffen Records, Universal Music Special Markets, Mobile Fidelity Sound LabB0020684-06, UDSACD 2160
2.11Buddy Holly2:39WeezerNow That’s What I Call RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
NOW (Virgin/Poly (Univ)/EMI compilation series)CDNNNOW14
1.10Buddy Holly2:40WeezerGreatest Ever! Driving SongsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2015-02-27
Union Square MusicGTSTCD097
1.2Buddy Holly2:40WeezerThe Best of Teenage DirtbagsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2015-09-11
Universal UMC
1.19Buddy Holly2:41WeezerSkate Punk AnthemsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2016-09-16
Universal Music TV (UK)
1.19Buddy Holly2:41WeezerSkate Punk AnthemsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2016-09-16
Universal Music on Demand
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezerWeezerAlbum
  • US2016-11-28
Geffen Records, UMe (imprint of Universal Music Enterprises)B0025152-01
1.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerWeezerWeezerAlbum
  • JP2017-05-17
Geffen RecordsUICY-78337
3.20Buddy Holly2:40Weezer101 90s HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2017-05-26
Spectrum Music (budget label)UMC10104
1.11Buddy Holly2:40Weezer90s MixtapeVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • XW2017-07-07
UMe (imprint of Universal Music Enterprises)
1.8Buddy Holly2:41WeezerRoad Trip Sing‐Along SongsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
UMe (imprint of Universal Music Enterprises)
2.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerMTV Rocks: Pop Punk vs. The WorldVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2018-01-19
Universal Music on Demand5381267
2.16Buddy Holly?:??WeezerFestival Anthems: The HeadlinersVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2018-05-25
Universal Music on Demand
1.35Buddy Holly2:39WeezerFestival Anthems: The HeadlinersVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2018-05-25
Universal Music on Demand
6.14Buddy Holly2:39WeezerRock - Road Trip - The Ultimate CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Union Square MusicULTIM5CD039
1.42Buddy Holly2:39WeezerThe Longest Snowboarding Album, Ever.Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2019-08-01
3.8Buddy Holly2:40WeezerStuBru - 35 Jaar De Afrekening - allemaal nr.1's uit 35 jaar De AfrekeningVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • BE2020-04-10
Universal Music Belgium539.104-0
1.41Buddy Holly2:40WeezerThe Boys of SummerVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • SE2020-05-06
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US)
1.57Buddy Holly2:41Weezer80’s and 90’s HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
FP
1.33Buddy Holly2:41WeezerRetro hitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • XW2020-06-12
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US)
1.3Buddy Holly2:41WeezerNo Such Thing as Dad RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
FP
1.6Buddy Holly2:41WeezerOi Yeah Nah!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • AU2020-07-10
  • NZ2020-07-10
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US)
1.78Buddy Holly2:41WeezerRock NowVarious ArtistsCompilation
FP
1.7Buddy Holly2:41WeezerRockin’ Summer Sound WavesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
FP
1.4Buddy Holly2:40WeezerWeezer (Target Exclusive)WeezerAlbum
  • US2020-09-25
Geffen Records, UMe (imprint of Universal Music Enterprises)B0028060-01
3.7Buddy Holly2:41WeezerFetenhits: Best of RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”)
1.11Buddy Holly2:40Weezer懐かしい青春ロックVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2020
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US)
3.4Buddy Holly2:40Weezer90s Anthems - The Ultimate CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Union Square ProductionULTIM5CD007
1.15Buddy Holly2:42Weezer1080° Borders HITSVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.4Buddy Holly2:42WeezerMastermix Classic Cuts 24: AlternativeVarious ArtistsAlbum + CompilationMusic Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)CC024
1.3Buddy Holly2:40WeezerMTV FreshVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Promotion
1.1Buddy Holly (LP version)2:42WeezerBuddy HollyWeezerSingle
  • US1994-09-07
DGC RecordsPRO-CD-4687
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album)WeezerAlbum
DGC RecordsDGCD-A-24629
1.4Buddy Holly2:39WeezerWeezer (Blue Album)WeezerAlbum
Geffen RecordsGEF 24629
1.3Buddy Holly2:41WeezerPrime CutsWeezerAlbum + Compilation
4.19Buddy Holly2:40WeezerClassic Cuts Presents: AnthemsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)BX042
1.3Buddy Holly2:39WeezerUltra HitsWeezerAlbum + Compilation
DGC Records2014-WZ-UH12
Bootleg
1.14Buddy Holly2:41WeezerAP: Storm the PlanetVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
[no label] (Special purpose label – white labels, self-published releases and other “no label” releases)
1.21Buddy Holly2:41WeezerBridal Shower: The SoundtrackVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
(unknown)
1.6Buddy Holly2:41WeezerHot Hits Pop, Volume 18Various ArtistsCompilation
  • -1994

Relationships

assistant engineer:Hal Belknap
David Heglmeier
Daniel Smith (engineer)
engineer:Chris Shaw (US producer & engineer)
producer:Ric Ocasek
bass guitar [bass]:Matt Sharp (Weezer/The Rentals)
drums (drum set):Patrick Wilson (Weezer/The Special Goodness)
guitar:Brian Bell (guitarist)
Rivers Cuomo (US singer, guitarist & songwriter of Weezer)
vocals:Brian Bell (guitarist)
Rivers Cuomo (US singer, guitarist & songwriter of Weezer)
Matt Sharp (Weezer/The Rentals)
phonographic copyright by:Geffen Records, Inc. (in 1994)
recorded at and mixed at:Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village, New York, New York, United States (from 1993-08 until 1993-09)
part of:Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 15) (order: 15)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 497) (order: 495)
recording of:Buddy Holly (Weezer) (from 1993-08 until 1993-09)

Buddy Holly (Weezer)

lyricist and composer:Rivers Cuomo (US singer, guitarist & songwriter of Weezer)
premiered by:Weezer (American rock band)
publisher:E.O. Smith Music
later translated parody versions:Puliukkohumppa
Pultsarihumppa