RIP: Bobby Vee, pop singer from the 1960s

RIP: Bobby Vee, pop singer from the 1960s

From The Guardian:

Pop idol Bobby Vee, the boyish, grinning 1960s singer whose career was born when he took a midwestern stage as a teenager to fill in after the 1959 plane crash that killed rock ’n’ roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and JP “The Big Bopper” Richardson, has died. He was 73.

Vee, whose hits included the chart-topping Take Good Care of My Baby and who helped a young Bob Dylan get his start, died Monday of advanced Alzheimer’s disease, said his son, Jeff Velline. Vee was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011, and performed his last show that year. […]

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