13 musicians who died in plane crashes

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Glenn Miller - 1944

Buddy Holly

The Big Bopper

Ritchie Valens - all together in 1959

Patsy Cline - 1963

Jim Reeves - 1964

Otis Redding - 1967

Ronnie van Zant

Steve Gaines

Cassie Gaines (all Lynryd Skynryd) - 1977

Rick Nelson - 1985

Stevie Ray Vaughan - 1990 (plus three members of Eric Clapton's entourage in a helicopter crash)

John Denver - 1997

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