Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935-October 12, 1971), better 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 the Rock and Roll and Rockabilly Halls of Fame. Vincent Eugene Craddock was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on February 11, 1935. His early musical influences included country, rhythm and blues and gospel music. He showed his first real interest in music while his family lived in Munden Point, Princess Anne County (now Virginia Beach), Virginia, near the North Carolina line, where they ran a country store. He received his first guitar as a gift from a friend at the age of 12.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134972916
  • 9786134972918