Why Eddie Cochran Was A Badass Rocker

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The Man Who Changed The Pickup, Bridge, And Pick Guard On His Gretsch!

Eddie Cochran was a badass because he was a pioneer of rock n’ roll. He was that guy from the 21st-century rockabilly followers worship like he was a God. He got inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame right away – just two years after they started inducting people.

He was a genius guitarist, and we can even say that he’s closer to Jimi Hendrix. Eddie Cochran single-handedly shifts the direction of guitar playing, because he was a gearhead in many ways.

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Sadly, he was overshadowed by several guitarists such as Charlie Christian, Django Reinhardt, Les Paul, B.B. King, Pete Townshend, Jimi Hendrix, and Eddie Van Halen when it comes to axe-slinging. But the man behind the “Summertime Blues,” surely influenced these dudes mentioned.

Rock N’ Roll lost him at a very young age – he was one of the first great stars of rock & roll stars – his life was cut short when he died in an auto accident in 1960.