On February 3, 1959, rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson are killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa. Though all of these men died young, their legacies remain a lingering presence in the history of music, partially Rock and Roll.

Book Title: The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963

Book Author: Ed Ward

ISBN Number: 125007116X

If you would prefer to purchase The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963, please consider supporting the Librarian’s Almanac through our Amazon Link.

Sign up LA News here:

Sign up to get news from LA first!