Four page (consisting of one folded piece of paper) playbill for Buddy Holly's last performance before his death in the infamous February 3rd plane crash. Front page gives date and place of February 2nd performance, back gives the details of planned performances from Jan 23 to Febrary 15, centre pages give promotion for Buddy Holly, J P "The Big Boppa" Richardson, Ritchie Valens, Dion and the Belmonts and "extra attraction" Frankie Sardo". Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J P Richardson opted to take a flight to their next venue, rather than endure a freezing bus ride of 380 miles, and the plane crashed. Slight indentations to the paper, no tears or marks. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Surf Ballroom Clear Lake Iowa Winter ...
Publication Date: 1959
Book Condition: Very Good
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