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Published Date: 2/13/2015
Waylon Jennings first entered a recording studio in 1958 thanks to help from Buddy Holly, who hired Jennings to play bass for the "Winter Dance Party Tour" in 1959. The ill-fated tour ended with a plane crash that claimed the lives of Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P....
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Published Date: 2/3/2015
56 years ago, rockers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson died aboard a small plane that crashed into an icy Iowa field. Music would never be quite the same. On the anniversary of their deaths, test your knowledge of the genre they helped...
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Published Date: 6/22/2014
The idea that celebrities die in groups of three has permeated popular culture. Of course the "Rule of Three" isn’t based on any scientific evidence...
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Published Date: 3/14/2014
When a celebrity dies young, we're sad to see a life end too soon – and often haunted by the life and career that could've been. We remember legends and budding stars from film, television, music and sports gone much too soon with a photo gallery of 30 celebrities who...
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Published Date: 2/3/2014
Fifty-five years ago today, a small plane crash in an icy Iowa field became one of the defining moments of rock 'n' roll history...
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Published Date: 2/3/2014
On the anniversary of the deaths of Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens, we highlight a few of the many popular musicians who've died in airplane crashes.
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