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Born July 7, 1941 in Billings, Montana. American Rock & Roll artist, contemporary with Ritchie Valens. Robert Lee "Chan" Romero (born July 7, 1941, Billings, Montana, United States) is an American rock and roll performer, best known for his 1959 song, "Hippy Hippy Shake" Life and career Romero's heritage was rather mixed. His father was of Spanish and Apache stock while his mother was a mix of Mexican, Cherokee and Irish. Both had migrated to Montana during the Great Depression, seeking employment as migrant farm workers. His nickname was bestowed on him by his grandfather. Since Romero often ran around without footwear, the nickname, from a Spanish phrase meaning "little boy with pig's feet" seemed appropriate. Romero cites a major turning point in his life in 1956. That was the year Elvis Presley performed "Hound Dog" on The Steve Allen Show. Presley was Romero's biggest influence prior to the arrival of Ritchie Valens on the Rock & Roll scene. The teenaged Chan Romero hitchhiked to East Los Angeles, California in 1958, where he wrote "Hippy Hippy Shake" and thus launched his career. An uncle introduced Romero and his music to an A&R representative from Specialty Records: Sonny Bono. Bono was particularly taken with a song called "My Little Ruby...  Read More

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