Gene Vincent

Rockabilly, Musical Artist

1935 – 1971

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Who was Gene Vincent?

Vincent Eugene Craddock, known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly. His 1956 top ten hit with his Blue Caps, "Be-Bop-A-Lula", is considered a significant early example of rockabilly. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

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Born
Feb 11, 1935
Norfolk
Also known as
  • Gene Vincent & the Blue Caps
  • Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
  • Vincent, Gene
  • Vincent Eugene Craddock
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Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Buddhism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Norfolk
Died
Oct 12, 1971
Newhall
Resting place
Eternal Valley Memorial Park

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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