• Eddie Cochran is a legend of early rock music
  • He had huge success in the 1950s
  • But Eddie sadly died young in 1960

Eddie Cochran was born on October 3rd, 1938, in Albert Lea, Minnesota as Ray Edward Cochran and very quickly started taking music lessons and later learned to play the guitar.

In 1952, his family moved out to Bell Gardens, California near Los Angeles and formed a band with a few friends.

Also interesting:

This Is Eddie Cochran's Cause Of Death

During his first year in high school, Eddie dropped out to become a professional musician and met Hank Cochran, a country musician, to whom he was not related. Nevertheless, they recorded and performed as the Cochran Brothers...

Watch the video above to learn more!