Today We Remember: February 3, 1959 – “The Day The Music Died”

Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard's website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee's Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday. Also, join Alan Seltzer on The Grooveyard Saturday night as we pay tribute to "The Day... Continue Reading →

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This Week: The Day the Music Died

February 3 will be the 54th anniversary of "The Day the Music Died", the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and JP Richardson, aka "The Big Bopper".  The plane crashed due to weather conditions and pilot error soon after takeoff after a concert in Clear Lake, Iowa.  Thursday night's edition of "The Grooveyard"... Continue Reading →

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