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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Bill Allen dies

Singer and Rockabilly Hall of Fame member Bill Allen died February 22, 2013, at the age of 75. Born Wilfred Allen Snivley, he was most famous among rockabilly collectors for his "Please Give Me Something" on Imperial. He also previously recorded for Eldorado and performed his whole life in the Akron, Ohio, area as well as in other US states.

1 comment:

Josh said...

i always hoped to see him make a sort of come back. another cool one from ohio is johnny fay and the blazers, and he started to play again recently