Results for: Big Bopper

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Who gave up the seat for the big bopper?

Supposedly it was Waylon Jennings, who was a member of Buddy holly's back-up band, The Crickets, and later went on to have a solo career in country music.
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What is the song big boppers wedding about?

The Big Bopper , was an American disc jockey, singer, and songwriter whose big voice and exuberant personality made him an early rock and roll star.
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Who did not get on plane with big bopper?

Waylon Jennings lost the coin toss against Ritchie Valens for a spot on the plane. Fortuitously for him, that loss saved his life. (That is the movie version). Dion, of Dion a (MORE)
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Why is the Big Bopper important to the history of rock music?

Although the Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson) only had one hit, he is more remembered as being one of the three musicians killed in a plane crash just outside of Clear Lake, Iowa, (MORE)
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Did the Big Bopper Richardson ever get married?

Yes JP (Jape) the Big Bopper Richardson Jr. was born to Jiles Perry and Elsie Richardson in 1930 eldest of the three Rchardson boys, born in Sabine Pass Texas died 28 yrs late (MORE)
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How did big bopper get his name?

Richardson had seen the college students doing a dance called The Bop, and he decided to call himself "The Big Bopper"