Now a celebration of the music that fuelled the ill-fated tour will visit Worthing's Pavilion Theatre, as Buddy Holly's Winter Dance Party Tour spokeswoman Gemma Nethersole explains.
"January 1959 saw Buddy Holly undertake his final tour.
"Tragically the tour was cut short in February when three of the stars took a plane in order to meet their gruelling tour schedule which plunged Buddy, Ritchie and the Big Bopper to their deaths in Iowa, USA."
*Buddy Holly's Winter Dance Party Tour, Pavilion Theatre, Worthing, Saturday, September 19, at 7.45pm.
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