60 Years Since ‘The Day the Music Died’ in Clear Lake
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa -- This weekend rock 'n' roll will rule at the Surf Ballroom. It is the 60th anniversary of Buddy Holly’s last concert before he was killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake. Richie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson also died in the plane crash, while traveling to the next stop on the "Winter Dance Party Tour.”