Jiles Perry "J. P." Richardson Jr. (October 24, 1930 – February 3, 1959), known as The Big Bopper, was an American musician, singer and songwriter whose ...


Three of the nation's top rock 'n roll singing stars – Ritchie Valens, J. P. (The Big Bopper) Richardson, and Buddy Holly – died today with their pilot in the crash of  ...


We look back at The Big Bopper's misunderstood and underappreciated musical legacy.

May 29, 2008 ... 1958.
Sep 11, 2008 ... Dick Clark Show 1958 (September 20 or November 22)
Feb 2, 2012 ... Subscribe http://goo.gl/Q2kKrD When Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson passed away on February 3rd, 1959 ...


Apr 2, 2014 ... J.P. Richardson, known as 'The Big Bopper,' had a rock hit with 1958's 'Chantilly Lace,' but died soon after in a plane crash with Buddy Holly ...


Apr 4, 2007 ... Jay Richardson was born almost three months after his father J.P. Richardson -- better known as the Big Bopper -- died in a violent Iowa plane ...


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