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
- Chantilly Lace - (2:20) - 6,365 plays
- Crazy Blues - (2:06) - 1,940 plays
- Chantilly Lace - Single Version - (2:23) - 527 plays
- Little Red Riding Hood - (2:08) - 540 plays
- Big Bopper's Wedding - (2:09) - 348 plays
- White Lightning - (2:14) - 471 plays
- Pink Petticoats - (2:13) - 251 plays
- Purple People Eater Meets the Witch Doctor - (2:12) - 289 plays
- Walking Through My Dreams - (2:16) - 182 plays
- Someone Watching Over You - (2:32) - 110 plays