Today in Music History: The Day the Music Died

Fifty-two years ago today, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and the Big Bopper were all killed in a plane crash.  Of course, this infamous day was further immortalized in Don McLean's epic smash American Pie.  Here Buddy and the Crickets perform on the Arthur Murray Dance Party just over a year before the tragic day:

 

 

 

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