Feb. 3, 1959. Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper. R.I.P.
I was a kid the day the music died. Grew up real fast. That's what happens when idols crash and burn. "Bye, bye Miss American Pie." Bye, bye Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper. An era ended; a new one began. Things were never the same.—LINK