Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Ritchie Valens was born this day in 1941

Richard Steven Valenzuela (Ritchie Valens) was born this day in 1941 in Pacoima, CA.  He tragically died 3 months before his 18th birthday along with Buddy Holly and "The Big Bopper" J.P. Richardson on February 3, 1959 while on the Winter Dance Party with fellow headliner Dion DiMucci.

"Ooh My Head"

"La Bamba"


"Come On, Let's Go"