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PLAYLIST: The Day The Music Died

February 3, 1959 will always be one of the saddest days in music, and 59 years after a plane crash killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, we still ask the question that haunts all the musicians that left us too soon:  “What if?”

We’ll never know what future these musicians had in store, but we can find solace in the great songs they left behind.  In their honor, we suggest you turn up the playlist below.


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“The Day The Music Died” – Track Listing

“Peggy Sue”
“La Bamba”
“Chantilly Lace”
“That’ll Be The Day”
“That’s What I’m Talking About”
“Rave On”
“Come On, Let’s Go”
“White Lightnin’” (written by Big Bopper, performed by George Jones)

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.