THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF BOBBY FULLER; OR HOW THE LAW WON

By Courtney Jerk

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With a definitive version of a song written by former Cricket Sonny Curtis, Bobby Fuller (1942-1966) set himself and his band, the Bobby Fuller Four on top of the charts with the Top Ten hit “I Fought the Law,” along with a cover of Hollyís “Love’s Made a Fool of You.” Fuller, another Texas native, immediately drew comparisons to the late great Holly, and many critics projected that Bobby had a potentially fruitful and exciting career ahead of him, as the new duke of rock ní roll. Continue reading