WHITE LIGHTNING

Latest update on 23/04/2014

Artist: Big Bopper
Author: J.P. Richardson
Label: Mercury
Year: 1958

J.P. Richardson, alias The Big Bopper, was more than just the third star in that plane crash along with Buddy & Ritchie: he introduced Chantilly Lace, wrote Running Bear (see there) and this. Posthumous release.

Covers:

1959:

George Jones [n°1 C&W; required 80 takes to nail it]

1960:

Eddie Cochran & Gene Vincent

1962:

Waylon Jennings

1969:

Gene Vincent

1969:

Corry Brokken [as Pen In Je Hand]

1972:

Shakin' Stevens

1978:

Dave Travis

1985:

Willie & The Poor Boys [as Revenue Man]

1991:

Fall

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