1. February 3, 1959 was known as “The Day the Music Died”. An airplane carrying three pioneers of rock and roll music crashed near Clear Lake, Iowa. Who was NOT on the plane that sad night?

1. February 3, 1959 was known as “The Day the Music Died”. An airplane carrying three pioneers of rock and roll music crashed near Clear Lake, Iowa. Who was NOT on the plane that sad night?

…1. Buddy Holly
2. Waylon Jennings
3. Ritchie Valens
4. J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson
Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson and the pilot, Roger Peterson died in an airplane crash on February 3, 1959 near Clear Lake, Iowa. This crash was known as “The Day the Music Died”. These musicians chartered a plane to fly from Clear Lake, Iowa to Moorhead, Minnesota for their next performance. The plane crashed due to the wintry conditions in Iowa that night. Waylon Jennings was scheduled for this flight but gave his seat to J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson while Tommy Allsup, also scheduled for this flight, lost his seat on the airplane to Ritchie Valens on a coin toss. This tragedy was the subject of Don McLean’s 1971 hit song “American Pie”.

Waylon Jennings:


Conclusion: The answer of 1. February 3, 1959 was known as “The Day the Music Died”. An airplane carrying three pioneers of rock and roll music crashed near Clear Lake, Iowa. Who was NOT on the plane that sad night? is
Waylon Jennings:. If you have anything more to share then do share it in the comments as the more you share the more we get motivated.

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