It’s 50 years since, in Don McLain’s words, the day that music died.
That was the day a small plane crashed in Iowa killing rock ‘n’roll legends Buddy Holly, JP Richardson and Ritchie Valens.
I wasn’t quite one at the time but their music survived and was still popular when I was old enough for school dances and university hops in the 1970s.
Thanks to You Tube, here’s Holly’s band, The Crickets, with That’ll Be The Day
Correction: I’m a few days early, it wasn’t January 28th it was February 3rd.