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The Surf Ballroom: A rock icon

On February 2, 1959, the Winter Dance Party bands played at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Headliners included Buddy Holly, J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, and Ritchie Valens. The night was electric. Couples whirled around the dance floor to the exciting new music genre. Afterward, Holly, Richardson, and Valens left The Surf Ballroom […]

The Surf Ballroom: A rock icon