14 Reasons Ritchie Valens Remains A Rock 'N' Roll Legend
Come on, let's go.
His music stands the test of time.
He wrote "Donna," which is probably the single sweetest tribute to a high school love.
He took a traditional song, "La Bamba," and made it all his own.
And he looked adorably uncomfortable posing in front of a glittery backdrop.
He made sacrifices in order to do what he loved.
Though his career was too brief, he continues to inspire artists decades after his death.
He was truly a musical genius.
He appeared in the rock 'n' roll classic Go, Johnny Go!
And he accomplished all this before even turning 18.
Dude had style.
La Bamba, a biopic about his career, family life, and death, is definitely worth your time.
Lou Diamond Phillips, you the real MVP.
Take a trip down memory lane that’ll make you feel nostalgia AF