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11:00 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

The "Surf" as Rock 'n Roll Icon

Fifty-three years ago Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson) gave their final performances at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake. The accident that followed turned the Surf into a rock 'n roll icon. On today's Talk of Iowa, we’ll remember the Winter Dance Party and discover what makes the Surf a special place.

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