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Eddie Cochran
Birth: Oct. 3, 1938
Albert Lea
Freeborn County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1960
Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority
Somerset, England

Musician. Popular Rockabilly guitarist, singer and songwriter. Born Ray Edward Cochran. In 1956 he appeared in the musical comedy film, "The Girl Can't Help It". In 1957, he starred in "Untamed Youth" and performed his first hit, "Sittin' in the Balcony". His most famous song "Summertime Blues" was an important influence in the late 1950s. His confident guitar playig impressed such rockers as the Beatles and the Roling Stones. Cochran had several other hits during his brief career: "C'mon Everybody", Somethin' Else", "My Way", "Weekend" and "Nervous Breakdown". He was inducted into the Rock and Hall of Fame in 1987. (bio by: Babe) 
Family links: 
  Frank Cochran (1905 - 1962)
  Alice Cochran (1907 - 1994)

Cause of death: Auto accident 
1938 - 1960
"If mere word can console us for the loss of our beloved Eddie then our love for him was a false love."
A Tribute To Our Beloved Eddie Cochran
Heavenly music filled the air That very tragic day Something seemed to be missing tho
So I heard the creator say: "We need a master guitarist and singer. I know of but one alone. His name is Eddie Cochran. I think I'll call him home."
"I know the folks on earth won't mind For they will understand That the Lord loves perfection. Now we'll have a perfect band."
So as we go through life; now we now That perfection is our goal And we strive for this. So when we are called We'll feel free to go.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cypress)
Orange County
California, USA
Plot: Abiding Faith, Lot 2997
GPS (lat/lon): 33.83194, -118.05813
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 1570
Eddie Cochran
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Eddie Cochran
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Eddie Cochran
Added by: Denis Svoboda and Anneabe
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I missed Memorial Day and Flag Day, so I figured I might as well do them both now. Just too sick lately to do much, but I am always thinking of you and will always love you. I pray God takes me soon, not just so I can finally see you, but I'm too sick a...(Read more)
- Kaye
 Added: Jun. 20, 2017
As long as my heart beats, I will love you.
- Kaye
 Added: May. 23, 2017
I was only 8 yrs. old when you died, but I do remember you as your music was played a lot in our house. God bless you dear sir.
- oldiebutgoodie
 Added: May. 17, 2017
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