“THE BIG BOPPER”, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1930

Big-Bopper-   

                           Jiles Perry "J. P." Richardson, Jr.
  

                       (October 24, 1930 – February 3, 1959)


Richardson, also commonly known as The Big Bopper, was a
disc
jockey
, singer. He is best known for his recording of "Chantilly
Lace
".

Richardson was killed in a plane crash in Iowa, along with Buddy
Holly
and Ritchie Valens, a day that has become known as The Day
the Music
Died.




          crash victims




posted by Bob Karm in BIRTHDAY,HISTORY,MUSIC,RADIO,TV and have Comment (1)

One Response to ““THE BIG BOPPER”, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1930”

  1. MARTIN J. MCNALLY says:

    IT’S SEPTEMBER 20, 2014. I JUST SAW THIS VIDEO OF –THE BIG BOPPER– WILL NEVER FORGET THE DAY OF THE CRASH.. MUSIC LOST TRUE GREATS THAT DIED MUCH TO YOUNG.. THEY LIVE ON IN THE RECORDS THEY PRODUCED.. IMAGINE HOW IT WOULDA BEEN HAD THEY LIVED.. GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN !!!

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