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Bobby Vee


Born - 30 April 1943, Fargo, North Dakota, USA
Died - 24 October 2016

Fuzzy-voiced, shock-haired American singer who had such hits as Take Good Care of My Baby, Rubber Ball and The Night Has a Thousand Eyes. Born Robert Vellone, he was also in a few films, a couple of them shot in the UK: Swingin' Along (1961), Play It Cool (1962), Just for Fun (1963), Girls on the Beach (1965) and C'Mon, Let's Live a Little (1967), his last. He died after a five-year battle with early-onset Alzheimer's Disease. His wife of more than 50 years died last year.