Thursday, January 29, 2009

Upcoming 50th anniversary of "The Day the Music Died."

This coming Monday, February 2nd, marks the 50th anniversary of the day Buddy Holly (22), Big Bopper (28) & Richie Valens (17) tragically died, along w/ the pilot, in Clear Lake, IA after a performance @ the Surf Ballroom. The Surf Ballroom began its six-day celebration (Winter Dance Party! 50 Winters Later) of the anniversary yesterday. Their deaths occurred during a significant rock 'n roll transition from the American Elvis Presley & Jerry Lee Lewis era to the early British Invasion.

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