The Big Bopper
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Jiles Perry (J.P.) Richardson, Jr. (October 24, 1930 – February 3, 1959), called Jape by friends but commonly known as The Big Bopper, was a disc jockey who parlayed a big voice and exuberant personality into a career as an early rock and roll star. He is best known for his hit song "Chantilly Lace". Richardson was born in Sabine Pass, Texas, the oldest son of Jiles Perry, Sr. and Elise (Stalsby) Richardson. His father was an oil field worker and driller.
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Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- LyricsHello, baby
Yeah, this is the Big Bopper speakin'
Oh, you sweet thing
Do I what? Will I what?
Oh baby, you know what I like
- Chantilly Lace - Single Version - (2:23) - 603 plays
- Little Red Riding Hood - (2:08) - 546 plays
- White Lightning - (2:12) - 501 plays
- Big Bopper's Wedding - (2:09) - 396 plays
- Purple People Eater Meets The Witch Doctor - (2:12) - 350 plays
- Pink Petticoats - (2:13) - 470 plays
- Crazy Blues - (2:06) - 229 plays
- Walking Through My Dreams - (2:16) - 200 plays
- Monkey Song (You Made A Monkey Out of Me) - (2:13) - 141 plays