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The day the music died

The day the music died

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This past Sunday marked the 60th anniversary of the day a fiery plane crash in Iowa took the lives of three of rock ‘n’ roll’s most influential pioneers: Ritchie Valens, J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson and Buddy Holly.   Feb. 3 is known as “the day the music died” around the world, a name firs...