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) - 5,037 plays
- Chantilly Lace - Single Version - (2:23) - 535 plays
- Little Red Riding Hood - (2:08) - 510 plays
- White Lightning - (2:12) - 517 plays
- Big Bopper's Wedding - (2:09) - 405 plays
- Purple People Eater Meets The Witch Doctor - (2:12) - 367 plays
- Pink Petticoats - (2:13) - 666 plays
- Crazy Blues - (2:06) - 219 plays
- Walking Through My Dreams - (2:16) - 200 plays
- It's The Truth Ruth - (2:15) - 139 plays