There are still mysteries and controversy surrounding what many feel is the day the music died, Feb.3, 1959, when Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Richie Valens died in a plane crash. This week we talk with Gary Moore, author of the book “Hey Buddy” and he unveils what has not been told to us through the years.
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Additional random amazements discussed this week
- We also visit with a security guard in Nashville and hear about his Elvis sighting.
- Chris Epting explains what happened to the pyramid that traveled with rocker Todd Rundgren during the 1970s and in who’s backyard it is now standing.
- Edward Meyer, Ripley’s archivist tells us about a very large chunk of Elvis’s hair in the archives.
- Intern Abby unveils a very odd map of the US in which each state is identified by its biggest fault.
- Tim talks with the quirky CBS News correspondent Bill Geist as they walked through the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! odditorium in Orlando.
- Ralf is impressed with the fact that a president of a country has a hit rap song on the charts.