National the day the Music Died Day

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National the day the Music Died Day
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National the day the Music Died Day

National The Day the Music Died Day, observed annually on February 3rd, reflects on one of the most somber moments in music history. This day pays tribute to the untimely deaths of Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, and J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) on February 3, 1959, in a tragic airplane accident in Iowa.

The impact of this heartbreaking incident endures, with individuals continuing to visit Clear Lake, Iowa, each year to honor the legacies of these talented musicians. The profound event is also immortalized in the 1972 hit "American Pie" by Don McLean.