Earl Sinks

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Birthday
1, 1940
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
May 13, 2017 (77)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1940
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
May 13, 2017 (77)

About

Singer-songwriter most famous for his time as a member of the band The Crickets in the late 50's and early 60's. He later became an actor in films like "Girl From Tobacco Row."

Before Fame

He performed alongside Bob Wills at age twelve before premiering as a solo artist in 1957.

Trivia

He went by a variety of pseudonyms over the course of career in showbusiness, including Sinks Mitchell, Snake Richards and Earl Richards.

Family Life

He has a son named Brandon Earl Sinks, who is also a musician.

Associated With

He replaced Buddy Holly as a member of The Crickets.

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