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Written by Norman Petty

Album This song officially appears on the Holly Days Official album.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 1977
Sessions This song has been recorded during the following sessions

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Song facts

From Wikipedia:

“Moondreams” is a song written by Norman Petty and released in 1957 by The Norman Petty Trio.

Featured musicians are Petty on organ. Buddy Holly on guitar, Vi Petty on piano, Mike Mitchell on percussion and The Picks backing vocals.

The song was also released by Buddy Holly (posthumously) on The Buddy Holly Story, Vol. 2 and as B-side to “True Love Ways” (May 20, 1960) in the UK.

Officially appears on

Holly Days

Official album • Released in 1977

2:42 • Studio version


2 Buddies On Holly Days

Unofficial album

2:47 • Rough mix

Studio Rarities Vol. 1

Unofficial album • Released in 2014

2:48 • Outtake • Rough Mix

Wings At The Speed Of Sound - Ultimate Archive Collection

Unofficial album • Released in 2016

2:42 • Studio version

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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