Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Three Stars Plaza: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper

Clear Lake, Iowa, near where Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper died in a 1959 plane crash, will dedicate Three Stars Plaza in their honor October 13. In addition, the city will dedicate Ritchie Valens Drive and J.P. Richardson Avenue, contiguous to the existing Buddy Holly Place. Together they will triangulate the Surf Ballroom, where the trio played their last concert. Buddy Holly Place will rededicated with updated signs.