Top Ten Worst Days In Music History


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1 2/3/1959

This terrible day held the deaths of legends Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens, who only was in the plane because of a very unlucky coin toss win. Big Booper (29), Buddy Holly (22), and Ritchie Valens (17). This is the date we come to know as the Day the music died, and it very well did. - Beatlesboy9

Gotta go with this one because not only did it take 1 musical legend away from us, but 2 others, as well. So heartbreaking... - Donut

The song American Pie was written about this day. Some of the greatest died. And the sad part is one of Valen's biggest fears was of flying and you know how the story ends - happyhappyjoyjoy

Death Of Buddy Holly - FettiMC

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2 4/8/1994

Kurt Cobain killed himself because he predicted Justin Bieber's future.

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3 3/1/1994

This is so funny because the others here were deaths and his is the only one listed as birth Yes, this is one of the worst days in music history. If only that particular day didn't exist at all...

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4 12/8/1980

By far the worst day in the history of music. - Beatlesboy9

This is proof that crazed fans can commit such evil and terrible things.

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5 6/25/2009

If you disagree that this day isn't sad then go jump off a cliff into a pit of anacondas; TO SHOW NICKI MINAJ WHAT REAL MUSIC IS.

The day the King of Pop died:( why did this have to happen? - nintendofan126

Why Michael Jackson and not Justin Beiber?

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6 9/13/1996

Death Of Tupac Shakur - FettiMC

7 8/16/1977

Death Of Elvis Presley - FettiMC

8 3/9/1997

Death of Biggie Smalls

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9 9/18/1970

Death Of Jimi Hendrix - FettiMC

10 5/11/1981

Death Of Bob Marley - FettiMC

The Contenders

11 12/8/2004

Death of former Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell who was shot and killed by a crazy man while performing live

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12 11/29/2001 V 1 Comment
13 11/24/1991
14 4/21/2016

Death of Prince, one of the best musicians ever.

I swear, this day was June 25th 2009 all over again...

15 3/31/1995
16 1/18/2010

HOW IS THIS NOT #1? This was the day the music "actually" died. Justin Bieber's Baby got released that day, and that day can be called "The Audio Genocide". - Ededdneddyfan55

17 05/17/2017
18 07/20/2017

Death of Chester Bennington - Aha223

19 12/28/2009

Death of James Owen Sullivan aka The Reverend of Avenged Sevenfold

20 3/19/2012
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