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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 the three stars was a huge shock. What was it like to actually see them?

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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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