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2016: The Year The Music Died?

Do you remember the day the music died? Don McLean wrote a song about it (American Pie) using it as part of a larger metaphor about the 1960’s ‘loss of innocence’. 344 more words


The Famous Ritchie Valens Flip Coin

February 3 marks the anniversary of the day Buddy Holly, J.P. Richardson, and Ritchie Valens perished in a plane crash. You probably know the general outline of “the day the music died.” In early 1959, … 194 more words

Buddy Holly

BUDDY HOLLY (1936 – 1959)

American Musician

Holly was a major figure in the early Rock n Roll scene. He was killed in a plane crash at 22 years of age, along with Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper. 55 more words