TODAY in the PAST: February 3rd, 1959
Plane Crash of 1959 Takes the Lives of Buddy, Richie and The Big Hopper
On February 3, 1959, in a tragic plane crash, the world of music lost the legendary Buddy Holly, the talented Mexican-American singer Richie Valence and the cheerful American DJ and singer The Big Bopper. To remember them, we selected three memorable titles from these three wonderful artists we lost too young.
Buddy Holly – Everyday
Ritchie Valens – La Bamba (original version)
The Big Bopper – Chantilly Lace