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) - 5,866 plays
- Crazy Blues - (2:06) - 1,623 plays
- Chantilly Lace - Single Version - (2:23) - 561 plays
- Little Red Riding Hood - (2:08) - 556 plays
- Big Bopper's Wedding - (2:09) - 352 plays
- White Lightning - (2:12) - 459 plays
- Pink Petticoats - (2:13) - 268 plays
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- Walking Through My Dreams - (2:16) - 186 plays
- Someone Watching Over You - (2:32) - 101 plays