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Died in plane crash, Feb. 1959

A very sad day. The day the music died! ~ On February rock & roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. "The Big Bopper" Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, together with pilot Roger Peterson.

The Day the Music Died Monument at the crash site. The Day the Music Died, so dubbed by a lyric in the Don McLean song "American Pie," is a reference to the deaths of rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, on February 3, 1959. Pilot Roger Peterson was also killed.

Discover The Day The Music Died Memorial in Clear Lake, Iowa: A giant pair of thick black glasses mark the tragic demise of a trio of rock and roll legends.

The site of the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper, and the pilot on February 3, 1959. I was fortunate to be able to visit this place. It is a humbling experience.

Celebrity Deaths>Site of the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Richie Valens & The Big Bopper, Iowa

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Buddy Holly And Valens death. The day the music died. Bye bye miss American pie.

The Plane Crash of 1959 - Richie - Buddy - Big Bopper aka THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED

♡♥The 3 singers killed in a plane crash on Feb were Buddy Holly Richie Valens 17 and the Big Bopper JP Richardson

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crash site Buddy Holley and Ritchie Valens to right of wreckage, Buddy in light coat; Valens in black coat.