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The Big Bopper

The Big Bopper

Jiles Perry "J. P." Richardson, Jr., commonly known as The Big Bopper, was an American musician, songwriter and disc jockey, whose big rockabilly look, style, voice, and exuberant personality made him an early rock and roll star. He is best known for his 1958 recording of "Chantilly Lace". On February 3, 1959, Richardson died in a plane crash in Iowa, along with Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and pilot Roger Peterson. That event has become known as "The Day the Music Died" because it is so called in Don McLean's 1971 song "American Pie". ... more on Wikipedia

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