Remembering The Day The Music Died – February 3, 1959

The Memorial for Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and Big Bopper

“Not a word was spoken – The church bells all were broken And, the three men I admire most: the Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost, they caught the last train for the coast the day the music died…”
On February 3, 1959, in Clear Lake, Iowa, a small plane crashed in a cornfield and took the lives of the Father, Son, and the holy ghost of Rock and Roll music. Remember today by playing Buddy Holley, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper.  Know the story of ‘American Pie’ before listening to the song.
“Do you believe in Rock and Roll? Can music save your mortal soul?” – Don McLean

About Ian Klink

As a filmmaker, writer, and artist, Ian Klink’s work includes the feature film Anybody’s Blues, his thesis film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands and the short story Aurora’s Pond for The Creeps Magazine. Klink shares his talents as a teacher of Digital Media Design and Film and Video Production in Delaware.

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