Big Bopper

Big Bopper

Real Name:
Jiles Perry Richardson
Profile:
American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and disc jockey. He was an early star of rock and roll, probably best known for his recording of "Chantilly Lace". Killed in a plane crash, along with Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens, on what has become known as "The Day the Music Died".

b. October 24, 1930 (Sabine Pass, TX, USA)
d. February 3, 1959 (Clear Lake, IA, USA)
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Big Bopper Discography

Albums

MG 20402 The Big Bopper* Chantilly Lace (Album) Mercury MG 20402 US 1959 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

ZEP10004 Big Bopper The Big Bopper (EP) Mercury ZEP10004 UK 1958 Sell This Version
45-AMT 1017 Big Bopper Big Bopper's Wedding (Single) Mercury 45-AMT 1017 UK 1958 Sell This Version
71416X45 The Big Bopper* Walking Through My Dreams Mercury 71416X45 US 1958 Sell This Version
45-AMT 1002 Big Bopper Chantilly Lace (Single) Mercury 45-AMT 1002 UK 1958 Sell This Version
B 45-804 Big Bopper Big Bopper's Wedding(7", Single, Met) Mercury B 45-804 Sweden 1958 Sell This Version
45302 Big Bopper With The Echoes (16) Big Bopper With The Echoes (16) - Monkey Song (You Made A Monkey Out Of Me)(7", Single) Mercury 45302 Australia 1959 Sell This Version
45-AMT 1046 Big Bopper It's The Truth Ruth (Single) Mercury 45-AMT 1046 UK 1959 Sell This Version
EP-1-2007 The Big Bopper* Chantilly Lace(7", EP) Mercury EP-1-2007 Australia 1959 Sell This Version
14208 Big Bopper Little Red Riding Hood/Big Bopper's Wedding/Purple People Eater Meets Witch Doctor/Chantilly Lace(7", EP) Mercury 14208 France 1959 Sell This Version
CS-6009 Big Bopper Chantilly Lace / Big Bopper's Wedding (Single) Mercury CS-6009 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
6052 612 Diamonds* / Big Bopper / Platters* Diamonds* / Big Bopper / Platters* - Little Darlin / Chantilly Lace / The Great Pretender(7", Single) Mercury 6052 612 UK 1974 Sell This Version
OG 9483 The Big Bopper* / Freddie Bell And The Bell Boys* The Big Bopper* / Freddie Bell And The Bell Boys* - Chantilly Lace / Giddy Up A Ding Dong (Single) Old Gold (2) OG 9483 UK 1985 Sell This Version
4104 Big Bopper / Sheb Wooley Big Bopper / Sheb Wooley - Chantilly Lace / The Purple People Eater Eric Records 4104 US 1986 Sell This Version
SR83 Big Bopper Crazy Blues / White Lightning(7", Single) Sleazy Records SR83 Spain 2015 Sell This Version
TOP 029 Big Bopper / Leroy Van Dyke Big Bopper / Leroy Van Dyke - Chantilly Lace / Walk On By(7", RE) Mercury TOP 029 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
1008 J.P. Richardson* Chantilly Lace / Purple People Eater Meets the Witch Doctor(7", Single, Mono) D Records 1008 US Unknown Sell This Version
COL 4234 Big Bopper / Crew Cuts* Big Bopper / Crew Cuts* - Chantilly Lace / Sh-Boom(7", RE) Collectables COL 4234 US Unknown Sell This Version
45-1008 Big Bopper Chantilly Lace(7") D 45-1008 US Unknown Sell This Version
015-82 Big Bopper, The Crests Big Bopper, The Crests - Chantilly Lace / A Year Ago Tonite(7") ARC Records 015-82 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

1020 Big Bopper Oh, Baby That`s What I Like(LP, Comp) Star (28) 1020 1984 Sell This Version
R1 70164 The Big Bopper* Hellooo Baby! The Best Of The Big Bopper 1954 - 1959 (Comp, Album) Rhino Records (2) R1 70164 US 1989 Sell This Version
MCD 32338 Buddy Holly, The Crickets (2), The Big Bopper*, Ritchie Valens Buddy Holly, The Crickets (2), The Big Bopper*, Ritchie Valens - The Real Buddy Holly Story(CD, Comp) MCA Records MCD 32338 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
554 906-2 Big Bopper The Best Of(CD, Comp) Spectrum 554 906-2 UK 1999 Sell This Version
38293 Buddy Holly & Ritchie Valens & Big Bopper Buddy Holly & Ritchie Valens & Big Bopper - Heartbeats - The Original Recordings(2xCD, Comp) Delta (18) 38293 UK 2009 Sell This Version