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Sixty-two years ago today (February 3), Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson died in a plane crash just outside of Clear Lake, Iowa. Decades later, “The Day The Music Died” remains one of the biggest tragedies and “What if?” scenarios in music history.

We’ll never know what future these musicians had in store, but we can find solace in the great songs they left behind.

In their honor, take a listen to these ten tracks below.