Buddy Holly

Ritchie Valens - Birth name Richard Steven Valenzuela Born May 13, 1941 Origin Pacoima, California, United States Died February 3, 1959 (aged 17) Grant Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States Genres rock and roll, chicano rock Occupations singer, songwriter and guitarist Instruments Guitar, vocals Years active 1957–1959 Labels Del-Fi Records Website www.ritchievalens.com

buddy holly. died too young. he reminds me of my sweetheart when he wears his glasses! 8)

Waylon Jennings and Buddy Holly

Bob Dylan, New York, Byrdcliff, 1968. Photo: Elliott Landy

Buddy Holly and the Crickets

Chuck Berry - Rock'n'Roll

1957 Grand ole opry. Elvis with Johnny Cash

On February 3rd 1959, 3 famous rock and rollers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Big Bopper Richardson were killed in a small single engine plane near Clear Lake, Iowa. It was later entitled The Day That Music Died50 years later thier music still lives on.

Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly. One of the first major stars to write his own lyrics.

John Denver - Birth name Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. Born December 31, 1943 Roswell, New Mexico Died October 12, 1997 (aged 53) Pacific Grove, California - Plane Crash

Jackie Wilson remains unmatched in the category of loosened-tie, high-energy rhythm & blues vocalists. The operatic drama in his voice, his on-the-beat phrasing and his clear, high range on late-Fifties hits like "Reet Petite" and "Lonely Teardrops" influenced everyone from Al Green to Elvis Presley.For a free mini course How To Avoid The 12 Biggest Singing Mistakes HowToSingSchool.com

Buddy Holly and The Crickets

Elton John, Dodger Stadium, 1975 by Terry O'Neill

Tony Bennett

Hank Williams Sr.

Marvin Gaye was one of the top artists of the twentieth century and highly influential in the music industry. After years of battling substance abuse, Gaye moved in with is parents to work on some personal and business issues. During a severe altercation, Marvin Gaye was killed by his father on April 1, 1984.

Stevie Wonder

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Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash - American legends.