Photo of Buddy Holly Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
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The headstone of Buddy Holly at the City of Lubbock Cemetery on November 8, 2008 in Lubbock, Texas. Februray 3, 2009 will be the 50th anniversary of what is referred to as 'The Day The Music Died' when musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie...More
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View of American rock and roll musician Buddy Holly's gravestone in Lubbock, Texas, 1975. The gravestone reads 'In loving memory of our own Burrdy Holly, September 7, 1936 - February 3, 1959.'
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View of the casket at the burial service for musician Jiles Perry Richardson Jr, better known as The Big Bopper (1930 - 1959), Beaumont, Texas, February 7, 1959. Richardson died in the same plane crash that killed fellow musiciains...More
A group of men view of the wreckage of a Beechcraft Bonanza airplane in a snowy field outside of Clear Lake, Iowa, early February 1959. The crash, on February 3, claimed the lives of American rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly,...More
The Daily Tribune newspaper reports the deaths of Buddy Holly, J. P. 'The Big Bopper' Richardson and Ritchie Valens
February 01, 2012 License
The wreckage of the plane crash that killed rock stars Buddy Holly (Charles Hardin Holley), Ritchie Valens (Richard Steven Valenzuela), and The Big Bopper (Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr.) On February 3, 1959 outside of Clearlake, Iowa.
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Ritchie Valens (Richard Steven Valenzuela) poses for his famous album cover session in July 1958 in Los Angeles, California.
Buddy Holly, performs on stage, playing Fender Stratocaster guitar, 25 March 1958.
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