Sonny West

Sonny West
1937 - 2017
Sonny West  American Singer

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Sonny West was previously married to Judy Jordan.


American Singer Sonny West was born Delbert West Jr. on 5th July, 1937 in Tennessee, USA and passed away on 24th May 2017 Tennessee, USA aged 79. He is most remembered for friend and bodyguard of the late singer Elvis Presley. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Sonny West is a member of the following lists: American rock singers, American singer-songwriters and 1937 births.


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First Name Sonny
Last Name West
Full Name at Birth Delbert West Jr.
Alternative Name Del "Sonny" West, Sonee West, Delbert "Sonny" West Jr., Sonny
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th July, 1937
Birthplace Tennessee, USA
Died 24th May, 2017
Place of Death Tennessee, USA
Cause of Death Stage Four Cancer Of The Tonsils, Lung Cancer, Heart Trouble, Pneumonia
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, actor, bodyguard
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame friend and bodyguard of the late singer Elvis Presley
Music Genre (Text) Rock and roll, rockabilly
Year(s) Active 1956–1961, 2001-present
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar
Record Label Nor-Va-Jak, Atlantic, Rollercoaster, Sleazy, Lance
Associated Acts Buddy Holly, The Crickets, Waylon Jennings

Joseph "Sonny" West (born July 30, 1937) is an American songwriter and musician, best known as the co-writer of two of Buddy Holly's biggest hits: "Oh, Boy!" and "Rave On".

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Sonny West79 CancerSinger
Judy Jordan61 TaurusActress


Elvis by the Presleys2005HimselfTV Movie
E! True Hollywood Story1996SelfTV Show
This Is Elvis1981HimselfMovie
Elvis on Tour1972HimselfMovie
Bigfoot1970Mike (as Sonny West)Movie
Elvis: That's the Way It Is1970Friend) (as Sonny West), Himself (Bodyguard, Memphis MafiaMovie
Stay Away, Joe1968Jackson He-CrowMovie
The Hellcats1968Snake (as Sonny West)Movie
The Navy vs. the Night Monsters1966(as Del West)Movie
Daniel Boone1964Brave #2TV Show
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964Guard at Thrush treasuryTV Show
Kid Galahad1962Bit PartMovie
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