The Day the Music Died
First Aired: February 3, 1999
A documentary about the Feb. 3, 1959, plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper (J.P Richardson). Also examined is the influence of their music on future generations. Included: talks with Gary Busey, Don McLean, disc jockey Bob Hale.
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- Rating: TV-14
- Premise: A much imitated (and frequently parodied) music-biography series that blends interviews and concert footage in a fast-paced style. It revived Meat Loaf's popularity, provided a poignant coda to Milli Vanilli's troubled career and generated considerable buz… (more)