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Gary Busey

Resurrects Buddy Holly in Malibu

8/28/2011 3:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Gary Busey
was nominated for an Academy Award in 1978 for his portrayal of Buddy Holly... and this week he resurrected the role at a karaoke bar in Malibu.

Busey busted out a rendition of "Maybe Baby" at Cafe' Habana Wednesday night -- and the crowd went nuts.

Check out Busey tearing it up in "The Buddy Holly Story" back in '78 (below).

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6 COMMENTS

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1.

dennis in sac    

One of my all time favorite movies!

1070 days ago
2.

Mike    

It was a great show...

The clip makes you realize from what heights one can fall in life...especially Hollywood.

1070 days ago
3.

Dale    

The crowd went nuts? I guess your definition of nuts means silent.

1070 days ago
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Everyones~A~Star    

Gary and buddy had more talent then 100% of Hollywoods "new" talent....missing the days when Stars...were artists....

1070 days ago
5.

Rage    

Awesome lol
Excellent flick and great talent!!
Feels sorry for Gary. After that accident, he's been going thru a hell most of us will never see.
KUDOS BRO!

1070 days ago
6.

thestupid    

Busey should stay in his house and STFU!!! Freakin guy is a total A-hole.

1069 days ago

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