February 3rd, 1959. Buddy Holly plane crash photos.

On this day, in 1959, rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Buddy Holly died in a plane crash along with fellow stars Ritchie Valens and JP ‘The Big Bopper’ Richardson. Their plane went near Clear Lake, Iowa, while the trio were in the middle of a three- week tour across the American Midwest. Watch the news here.

Buddy has left the building.

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2 comments

  1. Tra l'altro pare che… “Scampò al disastro il chitarrista di Holly, Tommy Allsup, che perse il posto sull'aereo, a favore di Valens, dopo il lancio di una monetina.” e se non sbaglio nel film “La Bamba” hanno anche inserito la scena.

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