Thursday, February 3, 2011

The Day The Music Died – Buddy Holly Remembered (Full Video)

The day the music died: In the succinct musical instruments, especially Holly fundamental trends in the rock and roll. 22 when he died in a plane crash in January 1959. Buddy Holly's legendary singer, player and composer, who died that day in 1959 when his excursion plane crashed following a show in Iowa. He died in a plane crash to immortality, as in the Music Died "in Don McLean song" American Pie.

He was only 22 years old, but he left behind a large amount of work that has had a profound influence on rock and roll. Rolling Stones recorded his song “Not Fade Away”, and “The Beatles” identified themselves as a tribute to the group of Holly, crickets. In 1978, actor.

Holly, born Charles Holley in Lubbock, Texas, and just 22 when he died, began singing country music with high school friends before switching to rock and roll after opening for various performers, including Elvis Presley. By the mid-1950s, Holly and his band had a regular radio show and toured internationally, playing hits like "Peggy Sue," "Oh, Boy!," "Maybe Baby" and "Early in the Morning."

Holly wrote all his own songs, many of which were released after his death and influenced such artists as Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney.Singer Don McLean memorialized Holly, Valens and Richardson in the 1972 No. 1 hit "American Pie," which refers to February 3, 1959 as "the day the music died."

On this day in 1959, rising American rock stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson are killed when their chartered Beechcraft Bonanza plane crashes in Iowa a few minutes after takeoff from Mason City on a flight headed for Moorehead, Minnesota. Investigators blamed the crash on bad weather and pilot error. Holly and his band, the Crickets, had just scored a No. 1 hit with "That'll Be the Day."

Don Mclean American Pie

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