Gene Vincent

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Vincent Eugene Craddock (or simply Gene Vincent; February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971) was an American musician. His music was rock and roll and rockabilly. He was notable for his 1956 classic single "Be-Bop-A-Lula". He had other hit songs, including "Race with the Devil".

Vincent was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He died in California from a stomach ulcer, age 36.