Buddy Holly was born September 7, 1936 Charles Hardin Holley, better known as Buddy Holly was born on Sept. 7, 1936, died in a plane crash in 1959 at the age of 22. Do you think the National Transportation Safety Board will reopen the 1959 plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the […]
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We lost a great musician early when Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr., better known as the Big Bopper lost his life along with Buddy Holly and Richie Valens in a plane crash Feb.3, 1959. His watch was not found at the crash site until spring when the snow melted in Iowa. This beautiful song by the Big Bopper’s […]
(See Vintage films) He died in a plane crash too soon, but he left a legacy of music in his short life
THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED Richie Valens, musician (May 13, 1941 – Feb. 3, 1959) died too early in his life on a fateful plane crash February 3, 1959 . His real name was Richard Steven Valenzuela This date will be forever called ‘The Day the Music Died.” Three promising musicians lost their lives. Roger Peterson, the […]