"I know my dad has talked about that many times and knew that he was very lucky to be here," son says. "It could have been the other way around"
Country icon was meant to be on the doomed plane that crashed on this day in 1959, killing Buddy Holly and three others
Buddy Holly's motorcycle brings in $450,000 at auction of Waylon Jennings' estate
'The Buddy Holly Country Tribute' features covers by Merle Haggard, T. Graham Brown, and narration by David Frizzell
The Comets, the Crickets, the Blue Caps, the Famous Flames, the Miracles and the Midnighters will be inducted
Elvis Presley, the Beatles, John Coltrane, Buddy Holly and other musical greats featured on postage stamps
Plus: Buddy Holly's plane crashes and Paul Simon's musical opens on Broadway
Stevie Nicks, Graham Nash, Lyle Lovett, Patrick Stump perform Holly's hits
Maria Elena on 'Listen To Me' and Her Early Loss
New compilation features Stevie Nicks, Brian Wilson, Ringo Starr and more
Watch the singer's video for his sweet version of 'Crying Waiting Hoping'
Listen to the Beach Boys mastermind's version of 'Listen to Me'
New disc will feature Ringo Starr, Brian Wilson and Stevie Nicks
McCartney, Cee Lo, the Black Keys, Kid Rock and more cut killer covers disc