Valens, Ritchie Bands and Artists 1950s By Decade
Ritchie Valens, whose real name was Richard Valenzuela, was an early rock and roll star who died in a plane crash on February 3, 1959, near Mason City, Iowa that also took the lives of Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper. The movie "La Bamba" was based on his life.
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- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Ritchie Valens - Inductee profile, bibliography, and timeline.
- Collins' Oldies Website: Ritchie Valens - Lyrics from some of the artist's songs.
- Rockabilly Hall of Fame: Ritchie Valens - Review of the artist's music and short career.
- The Ritchie Valens Page - Fan site with photographs, biography, and links.
- Ritchie Valens - Includes biography and discography.
- History of Rock and Roll: Ritchie Valens - Features biography and photographs.
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