Eddie Cochran

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Birthday
3, 1938
Birthplace
Albert Lea, MN
Death Date
Apr 17, 1960 (21)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1938
Birthplace
Albert Lea, MN
Death Date
Apr 17, 1960 (21)

About

Rock 'n' roll pioneer whose rockabilly songs like "C'mon Everybody," "Somethin' Else," and "Summertime Blues."

Before Fame

He learned to play guitar by paying close attention to the country music he heard on the radio. His big break came when his family moved to California.

Trivia

His song "Twenty Flight Rock" played a pivotal role in the formation of The Beatles.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Minnesota but considered himself to be from Oklahoma because it was his parents' home state.

Associated With

His contributions to rock music have had a profound impact on musicians like Jack White.