Cliff Gallup

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Birthday
17, 1930
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Oct 9, 1988 (58)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1930
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Oct 9, 1988 (58)

About

Lead guitarist with Gene Vincent and his Blue Caps whose short tenure with the band impacted the sound of the group.

Before Fame

A local DJ nicknamed Sheriff Tex Davis discovered him in a talent show and put together a band for him.

Trivia

He was the Director of Maintenance and Transportation for the Virginia City School System in Chesapeake in 1988.

Family Life

He grew up around Norfolk, Virginia.

Associated With

His biggest hit with the Blue Caps, "Be Bop-a-Lula," has been covered by everyone from Foghat to Jerry Lee Lewis.