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‘The Day the Music Died’: 1st-Hand Recollections of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper

For young rock ‘n’ roll fans, the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper was a huge shock. What was it like to actually see them?

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Buddy Holly: Well All Right!

He was a trendsetter who wrote and produced his own music and led his own band. We hear his influence on everyone from the Beatles and Rolling Stones, to more contemporary artists and we mourn what might have been

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Feb. 3, 1959: The Day the Music Died

It was the day when the new youthful music first met the cold fact of death.

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