On this date fifty years ago, at least as Don McLean's song "American Pie" would have it, the Music died. O'Bviously it didn't - not when you had the Beatles, Stones, The Who, Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, and Bruce still to come. But on this day in 1959, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and the "Big Bopper" died in a plane crash.
Or did they?
According to an episode from the anthology series 'Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King' ("You Know They Got a Hell of a Band"), Buddy Holly is still alive and practically immortal.
Here's what he looks like in the TV Universe: