- Feb 3, 2011
Buddy Holly's tragic death on February 3rd, 1959 is known throughout the world as 'The Day The Music Died,' and though it may have occurred over 50 years ago, the legacy of this legend lives on.

In the spirit of this sad day in rock history, this top list explores some of the most fascinating innovations in rock and roll culture over the past few years. From awesome guitar art to rockstar genome mapping, years after 'The Day the Music Died,' the spirit of rock and roll continues to evolve.

A Tribute to The Day The Music Died: