Country and Rockabilly music singer Eddie Bond died March 20, 2013, at his home in Bolivar, Tennessee. Bond was a celebrity in West Tennessee and East Arkansas areas, being recording artist, DJ, TV personality, promoter and producer. He did his first recordings in 1955 in Memphis for the Ekko label and is most famous today for his 1956 Mercury sides, including the Sonny Fisher cover "Rockin' Daddy."
Bond recorded countless singles and albums in six decades. He was inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and is regarded to be as one of the genre's pioneers.
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