An Empty Cup A Broken Date:Buddy Holly And The Crickets. Album - The Chirping Crickets - on BRUNSWICK Records in 1957. INTRO: A #1. A D G One lonely night (one lonely night.) D G At this drive-in (at this drive-in.) D And now I know (and now I know.) A7 D G D What a fool I've been (what a fool I've been.) #2. A G She was to me (an empty cup a broken date.) D We had a date (a broken date an empty cup.) E Dbm E A date at seven I dreamed of heaven, A A7 now, it's way past eight. #3. D G She just drove by (she just drove by.) D G With another guy (with another guy.) D A D No wonder I (no wonder I) can't help but cry. G D (cry and cry.) INTERLUDE: A G D D G D (An empty cup a broken date..now, it's way G past eight. D A D (an empty cup a broken date.) #4. A To think, she never cared (an empty cup a G broken date.) D Just tears me up (a broken date an empty cup) E A Now, all I have to show for love is this empty cup. D G Just like this Coke (just like this Coke) D G My love is gone (my love is gone) D A D I've hit the bottom..now, I'm all alone. G D (all alone.) A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.