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Jackie Lee Cochran


Although not simply because instantly recognizable simply because certain various other rockabilly artists, vocalist Jackie Lee Cochran was among the genre’s first supporters, issuing many overlooked singles in the later ’50s. Delivered in Dalton, GA, in the first ’30s, Cochran grew up both in Louisiana and Tx. He was drawn to music and performing via country performers he noticed on regional radio, and made a decision to relocate to LA within the middle-’50s, where he quickly became a presented designer on Cliffie Stone’s Hometown Jamboree. This ultimately resulted in a agreement with Decca Information, for whom Cochran slice many singles for. When rockabilly’s recognition started to dwindle in the first ’60s, Cochran continuing to execute, as his concert events showcased a multitude of musical designs: nation, pop, blues, rockabilly, and rock and roll & roll. Through the ’70s, Cochran used the nickname “Waukeen” (like a tribute to his American-Indian history), and continuing to tour. Arrive the ’80s, Cochran started issuing full-length albums on the relatively regular basis: 1980’s Swamp Fox, 1985’s Fiddle Match Guy, and 1987’s Jack port the Kitty. In 1997, a 20-monitor compilation of tunes that Cochran documented with renowned rockabilly maker Ronny Weiser back the ’70s was released, entitled Rockabilly Music. On March 15, 1998, Jack port “Waukeen” Cochran passed away in his rest in his Burbank, CA, house, at age 64.

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Full Name Jackie Lee Cochran
Died March 15, 1998, California, United States
Profession Singer
Music Songs Mama Don't You Think I Know, Georgia Lee Brown, Riverside Jump, Jack The Cat, Hip Shakin' Mama, Out Across the Tracks, Ruby Pearl, Buy a Car, Billy Is A Rocker, Pity Me, I Wanna See You, Rockabilly Music, Rockabilly Legend, Fiddle Fit Man, Bop Town, That Gal's Wicked, They Oughta Call You Miss Heartbreak, Swamp Fox, Trouble Is Her Name, Dear Mom and Dad, Hungry Hill, Greasy Dollar Bill, Don't Be Long, Boogie Woogie Man Gonna Getcha, Walkin' Cryin' Blues, I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shine, Getting Myself Back Together, Good Rockin' Tonight, Hug 'n' Kiss Me, Why Don't I Leave You Alone, Baby Do, Rock 'n' Roll Refrain
Albums Fiddle Fit Man, Swamp Fox, Rockabilly Legend !!!, Fiddle Fit Man / Tearing Up The Border, I Want You, Rockabilly Music, Riverside Jump, The Rollin' Rock Recordings, The Rollin’ Rock Recordings, Rockabilly Wild Cat!, Jack The Cat: The Jackie Lee Cochran Story, The 1985 Sessions Including Fiddle Fit Man And Tearin' Up The Border, Classics by Jackie Lee Cochran

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Dogtown 1997 performer: "Sundown Boogie", "Talk Your Heart", "Bop Town", "Getting Myself Back Together" - as Jackie Lee Cochran / writer: "Sundown Boogie", "Talk Your Heart", "Bop Town", "Getting Myself Back Together" - as Jackie Lee Cochran
Young, Hot 'n Nasty Teenage Cruisers 1977 performer: "Hungry Hill"



Young, Hot 'n Nasty Teenage Cruisers 1977 Himself (as Waukeen Cochran)

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