A Rock ‘n’ Roll Tragedy Unresolved

On July 18, 1966, the music world was shocked by the untimely death of Bobby Fuller, frontman of The Bobby Fuller Four. Bobby was found dead in a car parked outside his Hollywood apartment. The circumstances surrounding the 23-year-old singer’s death have remained shrouded in mystery for decades.¬†Was it a murder, suicide, or a tragic accident? While authorities stated that asphyxia due to gasoline inhalation was the official cause of death, persistent speculation and lingering doubts leave some convinced that Bobby Fuller met a more sinister fate.

Bobby Fuller’s death occurred within months of “I Fought the Law” reaching the top 10 in the USA and becoming The Bobby Fuller Four’s biggest hit.

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