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    Backyard Blues Band

    Ritchie’s brother,
    and his band
    The Backyard Blues.

    Foundation page

    Non-profit organization created to inspire, connect, and bring youths closer to their dreams of a career in the music industry.

    Legend Gold Records

    Owner, Pat Woertink, is a great friend of the Ritchie Valens Family. Personalized Ritchie Valens or other favorite artist Gold Framed Record or Records.

    Iowa Rock'n Roll Music Association
    Iowa Rock'n Roll Music Association

    Ritchie was inducted into the Iowa Rock n Roll Hall Fame in 2007, as an Out of State Inductee, Re- the infamy of the Day the Music Died.

    Sting Ray Anthony
    Sting Ray Anthony

    Ritchie Valens' Tribute Artist.

    Buddy Holly impersonator/entertainer
    Buddy Holly


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    Don't wait in line! Get your tickets now for Come On Let's Go Ritchie Valens Day, "Sock Hop" on May 13, 2017.

    Proceeds from BrownPaperTickets to benefit the Ritchie Valens Foundation.

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