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Early rock and roll pioneer Gene Vincent died from a ruptured stomach lining on October 12, 1971 at the age of 36. He was interred at this cemetery shortly thereafter.
Gene Vincent lived a storied life, with adventures including being in the car crash that killed Eddie Cochran, shooting at Gary Glitter in a German hotel room, and playing with the Beatles at Shea Stadium.
The writer of "Be-Bop-A-Lula", Gene Vincent is in both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.