Buddy Knox

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Birthday
20, 1933
Birthplace
Happy, TX
Death Date
Feb 14, 1999 (65)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1933
Birthplace
Happy, TX
Death Date
Feb 14, 1999 (65)

About

Rockabilly singer and songwriter who recorded with Norman Petty and released the hit "Party Doll."

Before Fame

He loved country music, which led him to learn guitar and join an amateur vocal group during his college days.

Trivia

His song "Party Doll" was on the Billboard charts for twenty-three weeks straight and it played nonstop on the radio after a performance on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Family Life

He was born in a farming town near Happy, Texas where his mother and her siblings performed in a gospel group.

Associated With

His career mirrored that of Buddy Holly's, who came into popularity after Knox, but Holly received more recognition for his musical contributions.

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