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Pop star Bobby Vee dies at 73

Bobby Vee, a singer-songwriter who became one of the leading pop stars of the late 1950s and early ’60s, has died at age 73 of complications from Alzheimer’s. Vee died at a memory care facility in Rogers, Minn., where he had been living for the past 13 months, reports the St. Cloud Times. A Fargo native, Vee saw […]

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‘Teen Idol’: New play tells the story of Bobby Vee

The day the music died — when a plane carrying Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson crashed in Clearlake, Iowa — was also the day that a new young performer from Fargo would begin his rise to fame. That night, 15-year-old Bobby Vee replaced the lost stars in their scheduled performance, and […]

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