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Tragic Details Found In The Big Bopper's Autopsy Report

On February 2, 1959, The Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens, and Buddy Holly had just played a gig in Clear Lake, Iowa, and they were scheduled to travel to Moorhead, Minnesota next. Prior to that, the musicians had been traveling in a freezing tour bus, and Holly decided to charter a plane to get to their next gig. The three boarded a small Beechcraft Bonanza plane at approximately 12:30 a.m. on February 3. Shortly after takeoff, the plane crashed into a cornfield just a few miles from the airport...

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    Tragic Details Found In The Big Bopper's Autopsy Report - Grunge

    Tragic Details Found In The Big Bopper's Autopsy Report - Grunge

    On February 2, 1959, The Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens, and Buddy Holly had just played a gig in Clear Lake, Iowa, and they were scheduled to travel to Moorhead, Minnesota next. Prior to that, the musicians had been traveling in a freezing tour bus, and Holly decided to charter a plane to get to their next gig. The three boarded a small Beechcraft Bonanza plane...

    The Truth About Buddy Holly's Famous Glasses - Grunge

    The Truth About Buddy Holly's Famous Glasses - Grunge

    Known for his signature "hiccup technique" and "horn-rimmed glasses," Buddy Holly's distinct vocals and clean-cut look would forever remain a part of his legacy. When his autopsy was released, it was revealed that he had 2 cufflinks and the "top portion of a ballpoint pen" on him (via Cooper Toons). Holly's iconic glasses, the ones he was so famous for...

    The Untold Truth Of Ritchie Valens - Grunge

    The Untold Truth Of Ritchie Valens - Grunge

    Ritchie Valens was one of rock n' roll's earliest and most promising stars. A pop music titan while still just a teenager, he emerged in 1958 as a talent to be reckoned with, combining a voice that was at turns soulful and peppy with a preternatural talent for playing the guitar with precision and speed. By early 1959, Valens had shown off his skills with...

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