Peggy Sue Gerron - who was married to Holly's drummer - was said to have inspired the 1957 track and insists she enjoyed a close relationship with the singer. And now Gerron is set to release Whatever Happened to Peggy Sue? - a book about the time she spent with Holly.
But Maria Elena Holly - who married the star in 1958 - was infuriated by the book's claims that her late husband longed to run away with Gerron and has launched a lawsuit in a bid to stop it being published. - more on this story