Buddy Holly — 1959 Winter Dance Party Tour

Image of a black and white photograph of Waylon Jennings and Buddy Holly in a photo-booth in Grand Central Station, New York City, in January 1959.
Waylon Jennings and Buddy Holly photographed in a photo-booth in Grand Central Station, New York City, in January 1959 —Image Public Domain via Wikimedia.

23 January, 1959 was the start of the “Winter Dance Party” rock’n’roll tour and its first show would be at the Million Dollar Ballroom in Milwaukee. The tour was scheduled for 24 dates, ending on 15 February, and followed a gruelling schedule with gigs every night across three states, in towns and…

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