We bee-bopped this week as we paid tribute to "The Day the Music Died", 3 February 1959, when a small charter plane crashed shortly after take off from an airfield near Mason City, Iowa. Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and JP "Big Bopper" Richardson were all killed.
Enjoy Set 160 from the 1950s.
Lover Please, written by Billy Swan, released by Clyde McPhatter in 1958
Hang Up My Rock and Roll Shoes, written by Chuck Willis, released by Chuck Willis in 1958
Come Softly To Me, written by Gretchen Christopher/Barbara Ellis/Gary Troxel, released by The Fleetwoods in 1959
Little Bitty Pretty One, written by Bobby Day, released by Thurston Harris in 1957
It Doesn't Matter Anymore, written by Paul Anka, released by Buddy Holly in 1958