Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent
1935 - 1971

Gene Vincent  American Singer


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American Singer Gene Vincent was born Vincent Eugene Craddock on 11th February, 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia and passed away on 12th Oct 1971 Newhall, California aged 36. He is most remembered for Be-Bop-A-Lula. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Gene Vincent is a member of the following lists: American rock singers, American singer-songwriters and 1935 births.


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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
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
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
Record Label Capitol, Columbia, Dandelion, Kama Sutra

Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 17, 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 considered a significant early example of rockabilly. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. He is sometimes referred to by his somewhat unusual nickname/moniker The Screaming End.

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