Bobby Vee

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Robert Thomas Velline, 30 April 1943, Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Vee’s first exposure to the rock ‘n’ roll scene occurred in macabre circumstances when his group, the Shadows, deputized for Buddy Holly after the singer was killed in an air crash in February 1959. Soon after, Vee’s group were discovered by famed producer Snuff Garrett and saw their independent record ‘Suzie Baby’ released on a major label, Liberty Records. Read more

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oldies
60s
pop
rock
male vocalists
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