Imbalanced History Of Rock And Roll: The Day The Music Died

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Jan 31 2022 • 44 mins

February 3rd, 1959...encapsulated in song as "The Day The Music Died." The truth is always deeper (and sometimes darker) than the manner in which old school media portrayed major news stories. Given the difference in media cycles in the 1950's versus today, it might be hard to understand how slowly news traveled, and how few details were shared by news reports of the day, The media didn't know how much they didn't know. That's especially true in this case, the tragic airplane death of Rock n' Rollers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. Richardson, aka The Big Bopper. The tragic crash had immediate impact, but the long-term effect, in its aftermath, has grown through the decades. The Imbalanced Boys take a closer look at this history-altering event in music. Listen to this cool episode, and then get caught up here!!! Thanks to our sponsors: Welcome to Boldfoot Socks as our newest sponsor of the podcast! Check them out by clicking here, and enter the Code "History15" to save 15% on your order!!! And as always, thanks to Crooked Eye Brewery for their support of the podcast! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices