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Meeting Bob in the Strawberry Fields

I was sitting in Golden Gate park among the giant trees contemplating the ups and downs of the construction industry focusing mainly on the downs. … 1,429 more words

Creative Writing

Leaving on a Jet Plane

A successful artiste spends most of their time on a stage, in a hotel room or on an airplane. Living out of a suitcase and spending extended amounts of time away from friends and family are some of the tradeoffs artistes make for fame and fortune. 531 more words


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

It was 56 years ago when just after midnight in Iowa on February 3 three rock stars got on a small plane to fly to their next stop of their tour. 51 more words

Pop Culture

Today in history: The day the music died

February 3, 1959 has become one of the most mythic days in rock ‘n’ roll history. It’s the day the 1947 Beechcraft Bonanza 35 carrying… 26 more words

Weird News, Crazy Videos, And Conspiracy

A Look Back at February 3, 1959 -- "The Day the Music Died"

On February 3rd, 1959 musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa. 324 more words


The Day The Music Died 56 Years Ago Today

It was 56 years ago today (February 3rd, 1959) that Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson died in a plane crash after a performance in Clear Lake, Iowa. 1,787 more words


Listen to Ritchie Valens and his band rehearse "La Bamba"...

This is one of my favorite things to listen to. Ritchie in the studio teaching his band how to play “La Bamba” and they rehearse the song. 55 more words