Where Are Rock and Roll Heaven Buried Trivia
Where Are Rock and Roll Heaven Buried
is a online guide to more than 17 profiles of the lives, deaths, and final resting places of memorable
Rock & Roll figures.
LaVern Baker (rhythm and blues singer)
Father of Soul", commonly referred to as "The
Godfather of Soul", "Mr. Dynamite", the
"King of Funk", "Soul Brother #1" and
"The Hardest Working Man in Show Business", was an
American entertainer (singer and dancer).
was a highly successful American singer and
drummer. She and her brother, Richard, formed the popular 1970s duo
Dick Clark (American Bandstand)
was an American rock and
roll musician and an important influence on popular music during the
late 1950s, early 1960s, and beyond.
Cooke was an gospel, R&B, soul, and pop singer,
songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is considered to be one of the pioneers
and founders of soul music.
was one of the first American rock and roll musicians. He is
credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in
the mid-1950s with his group Bill Haley & His Comets and
their hit song "Rock Around the Clock".
was an American guitarist, singer and
songwriter whose guitar playing was a considerable influence on rock
Hardin Holley, known professionally as Buddy Holly was an
American singer-songwriter and a pioneer of rock and roll.
was an American singer, songwriter, and
music arranger, from Port Arthur, Texas. She rose to prominence in the
late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company,
and later as a solo artist. She was staying at the Landmark Motor Hotel
(since renamed the Highland Gardens Hotel).
was an singer, poet,
songwriter, writer, and film director. He is best known as the lead
singer and lyricist of The Doors, and is widely considered to be one of
the most charismatic frontmen in rock music history.
was an American singer, musician and actor. A cultural
icon, he is commonly referred to by his first name, and as the "The
King of Rock 'n' Roll" or "The King".
was an American soul singer. According to the website
of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (where he was inducted in 1989),
Redding's name is "synonymous with the term soul, music that arose
out of the black experience in America through the transmutation of
gospel and rhythm and blues into a form of funky, secular
"The Big Bopper" Richards
called JP by
his friends but commonly known as The Big Bopper, was an American
disc jockey, singer, and songwriter whose big voice and exuberant
personality made him an early rock and roll star. He is best known for
his recording of "Chantilly Lace".
Stubbles, better known by the stage name Levi Stubbs, was an
American baritone singer, best known as the lead vocalist of the Motown
R&B group The Four Tops.
Valens (Richard Steven Valenzuela) was an American singer,
songwriter and guitarist. A rock and roll pioneer and a forefather of
the Chicano rock movement, Valens' recording career lasted only eight