The Day the Music Died (and a Bonus)


I don’t have anything to add to what I said about the Super Bowl yesterday, except this”

Gladys Knight is just as perfect as she was all those many years ago when we were all singing along. Perfect.

You can watch it here since the NFL will not allow anyone else to show it.

And something connected. Sixty years ago last Sunday was “The Day the Music Died” in Don McLean’s perfect phrase. That night Buddy Holly, weary of his cold and constantly malfunctioning tour bus chartered an aircraft to take him to the next town. His bass player, Waylon Jennings, gave his place to The Big Bopper. They were joined by Ritchie Valens.

The £ Independent says this:

Twelve years later, on his single “American Pie”, Don McLean dubbed the tragedy “the day the music died”. It was an apt description; all three singers on board had talent…

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