Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Anniversary: The Day the Music Died

On this day 50 years ago a plane crash killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and pilot Roger Peterson. Valens was only 17, Holly was 22. Don McLean named the day "The Day the Music Died" in his song "American Pie". Below is Buddy Holly and The Crickets, "Peggy Sue" from 1958.