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Don McLean’s American Pie Lyrics Sell For 1.2 Million [VIDEO]

Don McLean wrote and recorded this song and dedicated it to Buddy Holly after the awful plane crash that killed him. It also took the lives of Richie Valens, J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson and pilot Roger Peterson near Clear Lake, Iowa, on February 3, 1959.

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‘The Day The Music Died’ Investigation May Be Re-Opened [Video]

NTSB is considering re-opening the investigation into the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, , J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and pilot Roger Peterson near Clear Lake, Iowa, on February 3, 1959. 

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Do You Recall The Day The Music Died?

The day the music died.  Maybe you remember it?  It was Feb 3, 1959.  I missed it this year, maybe other things on my mind.  The date always sticks in my mind every year when the 3rd rolls around, just like Dec 7, and Sep 11. 

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The Day The Music Died [VIDEO]

Today is "The Day the Music Died", marked by Don McLean in his classic hit song, "American Pie". On February 3, 1959 budding stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "Big Bopper" Richardson died in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa

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Buddy Holly Concert On PBS

December 3rd. That'll be the day that PBS will show Buddy Holly's brithday concert. The concert was taped in Los Angeles on September 7th, what would have been Holly's 75th birthday. The star studded lineup includes Stevie Nicks, Chris Isaak, Graham Nash, Paul Anka, and Boz Scaggs

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Drummer For Buddy Holly Dies

Carl Bunch, drummer with Buddy Holly on his ill-fated “Winter Dance” party tour, died Saturday after a lengthy illness. He was 71. Carl had played with Ronnie Smith and the Poor Boys out of Clovis, New Mexico, which brought him to the attention of Buddy Holly. It was Carl who suggested Ronnie be brought aboard as a vocalist to replace Buddy Holly with the “Crickets” after Buddy’s fatal plane crash.

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