Buddy Holly

The Day The Music Died
The Day The Music Died
It happened 56 years ago today, some 10 hours and 31 minutes east of Cheyenne. It was 1959, when 22 year old Buddy Holly, was touring in an unheated tour bus so cold, his drummer had already been sent to the hospital for frostbite. Wanting to sleep in a warm bed and do some laundry, Buddy booked a single engine Beechcraft Bonanza to take them from a concert in Clear Lake, Iowa to their next “Winte