Gene Vincent  American Singer

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Gene Vincent passed away on 12th Oct 1971 aged 36.


Gene Vincent is a 36 year old American Singer. Born Vincent Eugene Craddock on 11th February, 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia, he is famous for "Be-Bop-A-Lula" in a career that spans 1955–1971. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Gene Vincent is a member of the following lists: Singers from Virginia, Dandelion Records artists and American rockabilly musicians.


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    Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly. His 1956 top ten hit with his Blue Caps, "Be-Bop-A-Lula", is considere...

    First Name Gene
    Last Name Vincent
    Full Name at Birth Vincent Eugene Craddock
    Age 36 (age at death) years
    Birthday 11th February, 1935
    Birthplace Norfolk, Virginia
    Died 12th October, 1971
    Place of Death Newhall, California
    Cause of Death Bleeding ulcer
    Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
    Eye Color Brown - Dark
    Hair Color Brown - Dark
    Zodiac Sign Aquarius
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Singer, musician
    Occupation Singer
    Claim to Fame "Be-Bop-A-Lula"
    Music Genre (Text) Rockabilly, rock and roll, blues, country
    Music Genre Pop/Rock
    Year(s) Active 1955–1971
    Music Style Rock & Roll, Rockabilly
    Music Mood Brash, Rollicking, Bravado, Lively, Rebellious, Earnest, Boisterous, Freewheeling, Fun, Party/Celebratory, Earthy, Organic, Rowdy, Poignant, Rousing, Passionate, Wistful, Energetic, Yearning, Innocent, Amiable/Good-Natured
    Instrument Guitar, Vocals
    Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar
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