Tuesday, February 03, 2009


50th for the Day The Music Died. h/t BlondeSense for digging out the classic videos:

The Day The Music Died: 50 Years ago today

Don McLean: The Day The Music Died Ritchie Valens: La Bamba (music starts after 4:00) Buddy Holly: True Love Ways Big Bopper: Chantilly Lace[...]

Remembering Those Who Were There “The Day The Music Died”

Buddy Holly, was there: Ritchie Valens was there: The Big Bopper was there: Don McLean pays tribute: This is some actual footage from the crash scene. Don’t view if you are prone to greif over grim scenes. No one knows how the world would have been different if this tragedy had not happened, but at least the music lives [...]
Update 2:

Bad News on the Doorstep...Day Music Died...50 Years Ago

Many of us remember, and mourn (if that's not too strong a word), the day exactly half a century ago when great '50s rocker Buddy Holly, plus Richie Valens and the Big Bopper, died in that plane crash in Iowa [...]


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