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    Buddy Holly

    RITCHIE VALENS

    Buddy Holly

    Buddy Holly and the Crickets

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

    Buddy Holly died February 3, 1959 at age 22 in a plane crash.

    Buddy Holly and The Crickets

    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

    John Cougar Mellencamp

    Chuck Berry - Rock'n'Roll

    February 3 - sadly known as The Day the Music Died - Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper all died in a plane crash in 1959.

    Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash - American legends.

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    Buddy Holly

    The Hollies - Carrie Anne

    Elvis Presley and B.B. King backstage at the WDIA Goodwill Revue at Ellis Auditorium on December 7, 1956.

    Nat King Cole was born on March 17, 1919, in Montgomery, Alabama.

    2/3/2013: Today in 1959  Singers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper were killed when their plane crashed near Clear Lake, Iowa, shortly after their last concert at the nearby Surf Ballroom.

    Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue

    Roberta Flack "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (1969)

    Janis Joplin