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Crash site stirs up mixed emotions

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – It’s known as the day the music died. On February 2 1959, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper and pilot Roger Peterson were killed in a plane crash after performing at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake. 146 more words



February 3, 1959 three young men who were flying to their next gig died in a plane crash.  Their bodies lay on a frozen field in Iowa.   326 more words

The Evolution of Rock: Why Christians Should Appreciate this Genre

This past Wednesday, February 3rd, was the 57th anniversary of what is called “The Day the Music Died” also known as the day that Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper were killed in a plane crash. 263 more words


Friday Song & Cover: La Bamba by Ritchie Valens, Los Lobos

Given that a sad anniversary, the 57th, graced us this week, should be no surprise that we’d reflect back to it in some way or another. 1,376 more words


This Week: The Day the Music Died

Saturday night at 7 PM on “The Grooveyard”, we’ll look back at the artists who died in the plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959, frequently called “The Day the Music Died”.  143 more words


Remembering Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens!

It’s the 57th anniversary of the Day The Music Died!

In 1959 high above Clear Lake, Iowa, a small plane carrying Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens went downward into a cornfield and crashed killing them instantly along with the pilot. 21 more words

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The Day The Music Died

57 years ago today, on February 3rd, 1959, is The Day The Music Died. Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper died in a plane crash north of Clear Lake, Iowa. 319 more words