The tragic 1959 plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson was rock and roll's first big tragedy. Strangely enough, 40 years later, the crash is still the subject of much controversery and conversation. On this page, discover for yourself the circumstances, stories and pictures of Feb. 3, 1959...a day the world mourned. And still does.
Recommended Reading|Links|Upcoming events
Photo credit: Elwin Musser