The Daily Mirror

Larry Harnisch reflects on Los Angeles history

« Previous Post | The Daily Mirror Home | Next Post »

Ritchie Valens and ‘Donna’




 
 
  Feb. 5, 1959, Donna Ludwig  


Feb. 5, 1959: Here’s a story I neglected to post in my original coverage of “The Day the Music Died,” an interview with Donna Ludwig of Granada Hills, the subject of Ritchie Valens’ song “Donna.” 

The Times said: While in one of their long telephone conversations one night last September, Donna said, she chided him about writing that promised song for her. "While we were talking, right there on the telephone, he wrote the words to 'Donna' and he read them to me.

"He called me the next night and sang the song to me and played the guitar. It was wonderful. I didn't believe it was going to be recorded."




 
  Feb. 5, 1959, Donna Ludwig  


 
Post a comment
If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate.
Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

If you have a TypeKey or TypePad account, please Sign In





Comments (0)

Connect

Recommended on Facebook


Advertisement

In Case You Missed It...



Recent Posts
The Daily Mirror Is Moving |  June 16, 2011, 2:42 am »
Movieland Mystery Photo |  June 11, 2011, 9:26 am »
Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated] |  June 11, 2011, 8:06 am »
Found on EBay 1909 Mayor's Race |  June 9, 2011, 2:33 pm »


Categories


Archives