'The Buddy Holly Tribute' show, staring John Mueller as Buddy Holly comes to Brownwood this Saturday, August 3rd, 2013. The show will include dinner and the live concert featuring Mueller as the awesome Rock and Roll legend Buddy Holly. The cool part is this show benefits the West Texas Rehabilitation Center and tickets are still available.
It was 53 years ago today - February 3rd. 1959- that we lost Buddy Holly, Richie Valenz and JP "The Big Bopper" Richardson in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa. A day that came to be known as 'The Day The Music Died'.
Buddy Holly would have been 75 years old today (September 7th). His untimely death at the age of 22 in a plane crash remains one of the great losses in music history. Holly and fellow musicians Richie Valens and J.P. 'The Big Bopper' Richardson took off in a small private plane after playing a 'Winter Dance Party' tour stop at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 2nd 1959. The plan
Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico are to Texas music....what Sun Studios are to Memphis music . On a visit to the original building just across the Texas border in June of last year, I was struck by the similarities between the two historic recording venues.
Just as Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash would make history out of Sun; Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, and Waylon
Today marks 52 years since the death of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and JP 'The Big Bopper Richardson'. The plane crash that took their lives happened in the early morning hours after a February 2nd performance in Clear Lake, Iowa.
There have been countless tributes, stories, remembrances and vigils over the years...