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  1. Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps is an album by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps. It was originally released in , four months after its predecessor, Bluejean Bop. It was released on the Capitol label. It was re-released on CD in Genre: Rock and roll.
  2. Gene Vincent, Soundtrack: Wild at Heart. Rock 'n' roll pioneer Gene Vincent was born Eugene Vincent Craddock (Vincent Eugene according to some biographers) on February 11, in Norfolk, Virginia. He quit school at the age of 17 to join the Navy. His naval career was ended following a motorcycle accident while on shore leave in Shortly thereafter he heard an up and coming singer Occupation: Soundtrack, Music Department, Actor.
  3. Singer. Born Vincent Eugene Craddock to Ezekiah Jackson Craddock and Mary Louise Craddock He grew up in Norfolk, Virginia. Gene got his first guitar at the age of He dropped out of school to join the navy in Three years later, while still in the navy, he Burial: Eternal Valley Memorial Park, Newhall, Los .
  4. Gene Vincent, Vincent Eugene Craddock in real life, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly. His top ten hit with his Blue Caps, “Be-Bop-A-Lula”, is considered a significant early example of rockabilly.
  5. Apr 26,  · Gene Vincent began his singing career after winning an Elvis Presley impersonation contest. Ironically, following the success of "Be Bop A Lula," he came to represent the black-leathered image of the early rock & roll delinquent more than Presley. Credit was due to his gritty Blue Caps, featuring Cliff Gallup, one of the first true guitar heroes/5(6).
  6. Jul 26,  · Gene Vincent only had one really big hit, "Be-Bop-a-Lula," which epitomized rockabilly at its prime in with its sharp guitar breaks, spare snare drums, fluttering echo, and Vincent's.
  7. Gene Vincent only had one really big hit, "Be-Bop-a-Lula," which epitomized rockabilly at its prime in with its sharp guitar breaks, spare snare drums, fluttering echo, and Vincent's breathless, sexy vocals. Yet his place as one of the great early rock & roll singers is secure, backed up by a wealth of fine smaller hits and non-hits that rate among the best rockabilly of all time.

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