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Behind the Music : The Day the Music Died
by Martin Huxley, Quinton Skinner
Book Description: Their lives were cut brutally short...yet the legacy has on lived on for four decades. They were three of rock 'n' roll's brightest stars, touring together in a music revue that was as grueling as it was magical. Dilapidated school buses that frequently broke down and rarely had heat carried them hundreds of miles across the Midwest with its unforgiving cold. Hoping to get a decent night's sleep, a hot meal, and a chance to clean the clothes they'd been wearing for weeks, Buddy Holly chartered a plane. 

On February 3, 1959, Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper, and Buddy Holly boarded a small plane bound for rock 'n' roll heaven. This is their story, told by the family members, bandmates, and witnesses who lived it. Including material not seen in the original VH1 broadcast, Behind the Music: the Day the Music Died is a compelling record of one of rock 'n' roll's defining moments.
Paperback: 160 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.34 x 9.14 x 6.14
Pocket Books; ISBN: 0671039628; (October 31, )

Remembering Buddy: The Definitive Biography of Buddy Holly
by John Goldrosen, John Beecher
"The best rock biography that's ever been written." -- Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone

Buddy Holly : A Biography
by Ellis Amburn
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The Buddy Holly Story
by John Tobler
Book Description: When Buddy Holly died in 1959, the whole word mourned. His career lasted three short years and he had an outstanding impact on rock'n'roll. Yet he was only 22 when he died. In The Buddy Holly Story, rock journalist and broadcaster John Tobler takes a perceptive look at the short and legendary career of the bespectacled young Texan. Illustrated with more than 120 photographs, this large format biography explores in words and pictures Buddy Holly's life and personality, and the...
Paperback: 96 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.28 x 11.72 x 8.18
Publisher: Plexus Pub; Reprint edition
ISBN: 0859650359

Memories of Buddy Holly : In the Words of His Friends, His Fans and Himself
by Jim Dawson
Publisher: Big Nickel Publications; (November ) 

Buddy : The Biography of Buddy Holly
by Philip Norman
ASIN: 0330352237 
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The Real Buddy Holly Story (VHS)
Produced by Paul McCartney
Format: Black & White, Color, NTSC
Rated: NR 
Studio: White Star

The Day the Music Died: The Last Tour of Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens
by Larry Lehmer 
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