The Day the Music Died

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Many of us have hear the phrase “the day the music died” from the popular song “American Pie” by Don McLean. February 3, 1959 is the day that is known the music died because of a plane crash in Iowa. Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, and J.P “The Big Bopper” Richardson all had their lives cut short when the plane went down. Many people have heard their music through songs that have inspired many musical artists today. Their music is still heard by many people today who are unaware that the artist they are listening to lost their life in a horrific crash. February 3, 1959 is forever known as “The Day the Music Died.”

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