Today in 1959, Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens all died in a plane crash shortly after take-off from Clear Lake, Iowa
Remembering Johnny 'guitar' Watson, born today in 1935
Dave Davies (The Kinks) was born today in 1947
Melanie Safka is 72 today
Today in 1960, Frank Sinatra launched Reprise Records, the first label owned exclusively by artists
On this day in 1969, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr hired Allen Klein to manage The Beatles over the objections of Paul McCartney marking the beginning of the end.