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Sherry Baby

No songs are written
with my name, my face in mind;
no melody mine.

Sharona, Sherry,
Donna, and Paula as well
have been someone’s muse. 62 more words


Music from the past brings voices from the grave

The Big Bopper’s voice radiates over the speakers, telling a story about a girl who can make him “act real funny.”

The catchy tune may be just a little bit of what’s left of the Big Bopper, who died in 1959 in the same plane crash that also claimed the lives of Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens. 246 more words


Happy Cinco De Mayo

What’s Cinco de Mayo? Well, most American’s may know it as a day to slam margaritas and eat tacos, it’s actual a day celebrating a major battle in Mexican history. 317 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

Case remains closed in The Day the Music Died

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has declined a request to reopen the investigation of the Iowa plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. 83 more words


23rd April 2015: Ritchie Valens - La Bamba

Language – Spanish

Translation – ‘Bamba’ is a type of dance

A true classic, and it reminds me of my childhood :-)


JACK's Inside Track: American Pie

This is about the SONG, not the movie…although, this ONE time, at Band Camp…

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Movie Night:

La Bamba (1987)

“My mom reckons I’m going to be a star. And stars don’t fall from the sky.”