Mike, 70, from Plymouth, said: "Bopper
looked more like a pig than a dog when he arrived, he was that fat.
Gables Farm Dogs and Cats Home, in Plymouth, took Bopper
in from the RSPCA but say he is too large to fit in any of their kennels.
Glen Joseph gives his all in the role of Buddy, and his performance portraying the star's last concert at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, with Jason Blackwater (the Big Bopper
) and Will Pearce (Valens) is superb.
He burst into popularity in 1971 with his hit American Pie, about the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper
in a plane crash on February 3, 1959 - The Day The Music Died.
In which year did Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the 'Big Bopper
' die in a plane crash?
This hit musical follows the tragically short life of the inimitable glasses-wearing guitar god from his first recording contract through to his move to New York, concluding with his fatal tour of Midwest America when the plane he was sharing with Richie Valens and The Big Bopper
in February 1959 crashed in Iowa.
1959: Buddy Holly died in an air crash along with fellow rock'n' rollers Ritchie Valens and JP "Big Bopper
Saturday night at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, celebrity impersonators Brian Best, Ernie Valens and Scott Walker served up some very sincere flattery to honor early rockers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper
in a concert titled "Buddy, Bopper
, & Valens: Their Last Show - 50 Years Later!!"
The pair, who have yet to officially confirm their relationship, wowed the teeny bopper
crowd with a duet of her hit track Umbrella.
has a slide gate and flexible hose with a quick disconnect.
Word that the son of "The Big Bopper
" wants to dig up his body -- something about Buddy Holly's gun maybe being used in that tragic 1959 plane crash -- sent us scurrying for vintage Buddy and Bopper
It was only later, for example, that the deaths of Holly, the Big Bopper
and Richie Valens--in a plane that crashed on its way to a gig in Fargo, N.D., in 1959--came to symbolize the end of the early rock 'n' roll era.