Famous entertainer and pianist Frankie Forddied in his home in the suburbs of New Orleans. The artist was 76 years old.
Forddied on September 28 in his native Louisiana. Reason of death was "natural causes", says the Daily Mail. Version friends 76-year-old artist, during the summer he could not walk and was confined to bed in consequence of the disease. It was the consequence of the accident: a few years ago, Ford was hit by a car.
Frankie Ford - a real legend of rock ' n ' roll. World celebrity came to him at the age of 19, in 1959, when he released the hit Sea Cruise. The song immediately fell to 14th place in the Billboard Hot 100. A place in the top hundred of the composition taken during 17 weeks. And already at such a young age he dared to set a record when they sold over a million copies of the record.
Songs in addition famous Ford You Talk Too Much, Alimony, Time After Time, Whiskey Heaven and Roberta. For over 50 years, the artist has relentlessly toured the US, and in 2010 has received place in the Hall of fame of Louisiana. On stage the last time Ford came out in 2013.
Frankie Ford born August 4, in the suburbs of New Orleans under the name of Gretna, Louisiana. Here he grew up. Ford was the adopted son of actors Vincent and Anna Guzzo, sang and danced from childhood, and in 5 years already debuted on stage. As a teenager he won a number of local, regional and national music competitions, sang and played in a band Syncopators.