The Day the Music Died

The Daily Tribune newspaper reports the deaths of Buddy Holly, J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson and Ritchie Valens.

Rock and roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, “The Big Bopper” J. P. Richardson, and the pilot of a chartered plane, Roger Peterson, died in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959. In 1971 Don McLean named it “The Day the Music Died” in his song “American Pie.”

Here is “Rave On” from Buddy Holly.

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