Manage episode 297244128 series 2622737
On February 3, 1959, a small plane carrying pop stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper crashed into an Iowa cornfield, killing all three instantly and inspiring Don McLean to write American Pie. We trudge into that cornfield, to see the place where the music died.
- See images from our jaunt to the death site here.
- Death site address: 315 St. and Gull Ave., Clear Lake, Iowa.
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