The Ill Fated Winter Dance Party Begins

23 Jan

1959 Original Poster

On January 0n the 23rd , 1959, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. “The Big Bopper“, Dion and the Belmonts, Frankie Sardo, Waylon Jennings, Tommy Allsup and Carl Bunch set out on a 24 day tour barnstorming the Midwest. It became the most infamous tour in rock ‘n roll history. Sad… the music will die soon.

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