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Old 02-04-2009, 06:39 AM
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Default Re: 50 Years Ago Today

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Originally Posted by GRUNTERSDAD View Post
That happened on Feb. 3, 1959, exactly 50 years ago this Tuesday.

It was the most infamous plane crash in rock and roll history, aided somewhat in that distinction by Don McLean’s wistful ballad, “American Pie,” in which he referred to the event as “the day the music died.”
a sad day to be sure, nobodys feet could resist The Big Bopper, i'm a little young for "American Pie" ( i was probably a toddler ), i did'nt realize the song was about their deaths, gonna have to have a listen now...
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