Song Review – The Big Bopper – Chantilly Lace

April 4, 2015 | Posted in MOVIES, RADIO, ROCK, VINYL RECORDS | By

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Jiles Perry Richardson wrote the song himself, and recorded under the name, Big Bopper. It became his biggest, and in most countries, his only hit. He was tragically killed the following year in the same plane crash that took Ritchie Valens and Buddy Holly from us. Richardson’s overt sexual call was a sharp, loud contrast to Buddy Holly’s gentle romantic style in songs like True Love Ways.

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