Pacoima, California: The Day The Music Died Mural

Levi Ponce mural depicts dead rock legends and giant corn sprouting from the Iowa corn field where they crashed in a plane in 1959.

Address:
13433 Van Nuys Blvd, Pacoima, CA
Directions:
In Pacoima section, NW corner of Van Nuys Blvd. and Telfair Ave. next to Bobo's.
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Day the Music Died mural.

The Day The Music Died Mural

Levi Ponce's brand new mural with Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, JP The Big Bopper Richardson, Roger Peterson is masterfully painted at 13433 Van Nuys Rd next to the burger joint. A plethora of paintings. But this one tugs at our heart. Valens went to high school there.

[James Peuster, 01/30/2014]

The music died in a corn field near Clear Lake, Iowa on Feb. 3, 1959 after Valens, the Big Bopper and Holly performed at the Surf Ballroom.


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