the 1971,singerDon MacLeansang a song about 'the day the music died' this was a tribute to----------?

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  • ?
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    1 decade ago
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    The song is a triute to Buddy Holly and a recounting of "The Day the Music Died" — the 1959 plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper. In the song lyrics there are numerous references to many songs >>>>> Notable references in the song

    Ritchie Valens

    The Big Bopper

    Buddy Holly

    The Father, The Son and The Holy Ghost

    María Elena Holly - his widowed bride

    "(Who Wrote) The Book of Love" - The Monotones

    "Lonely Teenager" - Dion

    "(White Sport Coat and a) Pink Carnation" - Marty Robbins

    Bob Dylan - the jester

    Elvis Presley - the king

    Connie Francis or Queen Elizabeth II - the queen

    James Dean

    Vladimir Lenin - However, Official Lyrics show this to be John Lennon, a play on words

    Karl Marx - Could also be Groucho Marx

    The Beatles - The Quartet

    "Helter Skelter" - Charles Manson

    "Eight Miles High" - The Byrds

    "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" - (The Marching Band) - The Beatles- ( the seargents played a marching tune)

    The Space Race - "A generation lost in space"

    The Rolling Stones - Jack Flash and "moss grows fat on a Rolling Stone"

    Mick Jagger - Satan

    Hell's Angels

    Altamont Free Concert

    Janis Joplin or Billie Holiday - Girl Who Sang the Blues

  • joppy
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Technically, "classical" song ended around 1830; in spite of the undeniable fact that, "sophisticated" song, that's what you're conversing approximately, continues to be alive and nicely...and that i do no longer say that to sound snobby, yet that's how that's. i often is the 1st to admit that submit-tonal song is extremely of an gained flavor; in spite of the undeniable fact that, as quickly as you detect out approximately its shape, prolonged and unconventional harmonies, melodic form (or lack thereof), it extremely is truly beautiful. That being mentioned, maximum laypeople won't like submit-tonal song, no count number what number cases they pay attention to it. that's the sound output of the musical academic. that does no longer mean that in case you do not have a doctorate in song, you will no longer like it...in spite of the undeniable fact that it does mean which you're able to be able to desire to learn approximately its heritage and intricacies formerly it starts turning out to be to be relaxing to you. LC-B

  • 1 decade ago

    Buddy Holly

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