The highlight might very well have been Frizzell's first live performance of "Maria Elena," a song he had been commissioned to write for the December birthday of the widow of the late
Backed by rhythm guitarist
"I think they thought I was just a friend when we started this project," Frizzell said.
"Now they feel I'm another ambassador for the memory of Buddy."
It was this foundation that asked him to write the song for
Credited to Frizzell & Friends, the project is a CD called "Buddy Holly Country Tribute: Remember Me."
Performing on the same CD with Frizzell are
The CD was supposed to officially debut
However, before heading home to
Frizzell also performed "Remember Me," and "That'll Be the Day."
Before leaving, Frizzell made time to sign books and recordings brought by fans.
He appeared to have a good time remembering not only his earlier visits to
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