Freddy Fender

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Birthday
4, 1937
Birthplace
San Benito, TX
Death Date
Oct 14, 2006 (69)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1937
Birthplace
San Benito, TX
Death Date
Oct 14, 2006 (69)

About

Texas-based Tejano country singer who sang the 1970s singles "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" and "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights."

Before Fame

He dropped out of school at age sixteen and served in the U.S. Marine Corps for three years.

Trivia

He also worked with the groups Los Super 7 and the Texas Tornados during his five-decade singing career.

Family Life

He was given a kidney by his daughter in 2002.

Associated With

He released a Spanish cover of Elvis Presley's hit "Don't Be Cruel" in 1957.

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