Legal name: Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr.

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Jiles Perry Richardson Jr. (October 24, 1930 – February 3, 1959), known as The Big Bopper, was an American musician, songwriter and disc jockey. His best-known compositions include "Chantilly Lace" and "White Lightning", the latter of which became George Jones' first number one hit in 1959. Richardson was killed in an airplane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa, in 1959, along with fellow musicians Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens, and the pilot, Roger Peterson.

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1959Chantilly LaceThe Big Bopper43

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1989Hellooo Baby! The Best of the Big Bopper, 1954-1959The Big Bopper1
2010Hello Baby! You Know What I Like!The Big Bopper1

Single

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
Purple People Eater Meets Witch Doctor / Chantilly LaceThe Big Bopper1

EP

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1959Chantilly Lace Starring the Big BopperThe Big Bopper1

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