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The Day The Music Died

The Day The Music Died

53 years ago today was the fatal airplane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa that took the lives of all on board including Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and ‘The Big Bopper’ Richardson. Read more in this USA Today article.

The event has been memorialized near Clear Lake and the Surf Ballroom, and also in the song ‘American Pie’ by Don McLean.

Someday I should go see the memorial…..such a sad thing….

The Day The Music Died was last modified: February 3rd, 2012 by Matt
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