The 50th Anniversary of The Day the Music Died

It was 50 years ago today that rock legends Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper perished in a plane crash. A tragic event that is now referred to as the “day the music died” according to the famous lyrics in Don McLean’s song, American Pie.

Thousands of fans gathered for a week long celebration at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake Iowa to commemorate the lives of these talented musicians. This was the […]

By | 2014-02-17T09:10:12-04:00 February 4th, 2009|Music|Comments Off on The 50th Anniversary of The Day the Music Died