60 years ago on February 3rd, rock n' roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa. It became known as "The Day the Music Died", after singer-songwriter Don McLean referred to it as such in his song, "American Pie". Listen to their classic songs on Freegal Music. To stream or download the selections, log in to Freegal Music with your library card. Listen up to 3 hours of free streaming every day, or download up to 5 songs for free every week.