Known for his rockabilly songs
“C'mon Everybody,” “Something Else,” “Twenty Flight Rock” and “Summertime Blues,”
Cochran was on a triumphant concert tour of Britain in the spring of 1960 when he was killed in a car accident. He died on April 16, 1960 when the taxi carrying him from a show in Bristol, England, crashed en route to the airport,
he was 21.