Buddy Holly wowed audiences in the 1950’s, creating rock ‘n roll music for the ages that will live on forever. His life was cut short at just age 23 on February 3, 1959 when he tragically died in a plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa. Lost in the wreckage were two other passengers, talented rockers Ritchie Valens, and “The Big Bopper” J. P. Richardson.
Left to reminisce about the lost musical icon was Buddy Holly’s family, former band mates, friends, fans and others. Below are some interview videos and stories compiled by NIT for fans of Buddy Holly to watch and take a trip down memory lane: