The Big Bopper, “Chantilly Lace”

Jiles Perry “J. P.” Richardson, Jr. (October 24, 1930 – February 3, 1959), commonly known as The Big Bopper, was an American musician, songwriter, and disc jockey, whose big rockabilly look, style, voice, and exuberant personality made him an early rock and roll star. He is best known for his 1958 recording of “Chantilly Lace”.   On […]

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What’s Your Name? by Don and Juan

It is considered one of the signature classics of the doo-wop vocal style. This song was recently nominated to the Doo-Wop Hall of Fame. “What’s Your Name” was also mentioned in the film “Flipped” 2010 by fictional characters portraying “Don and Juan”. In the 1998 film Slam, there is a brief scene where two police […]

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