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
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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
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