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03 Feb 09 One Door Closes, Another Opens

A flip of a coin, the flu, bad weather and an inexperienced pilot changed the face of music at 1:00 AM, fifty years ago today.

America woke up on February 3, 1959 to find that Charles Hardin Holley, Richard Steven Valenzuela and Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr. were killed in an early morning airplane accident.¬† Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and J.P. Richardson (the Big Bopper) had played at the Surf… Continue¬†reading

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