Not Fade Away was a song written by Norman Petty and Buddy Holly, and a 1958 popular song for Buddy Holly. Not Fade Away was remade in many versions by varied artists, particularly on the rock side. These are the popular versions. In 1964, The Rolling Stones received extensive airplay with the song. In 1971, and throughout its concert years, Grateful Dead performed the song. In 1973, the first single by Rush was Not Fade Away.
In 1981, Eric Hine made a dance version of the song. In 2007, Sheryl Crow was convinced to remake Not Fade Away by the cosmetic company Revlon. The title by Po' Boy Swing was a different song.