Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly. His 1956 top ten hit with his Blue Caps, “Be-Bop-A-Lula”, is considered a significant early example of rockabilly. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Enjoy Gene Vincent’s best quotes below.
“I’m a crack shot and I’ve won medals for shooting. But I don’t think I could shoot a person.”
“I hope my fans remember my name is Gene Vincent and not Gene Autry.”