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Nearly 5 decades later, Bobby Fuller's death remains a mystery




Bobby Fuller, 1965
Bobby Fuller, 1965
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Bobby Fuller, 1965
Cover of the book, 'I Fought the Law: The Life and Strange Death of Bobby Fuller.'
Bobby Fuller, 1965
The Bobby Fuller Four
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Bobby Fuller, 1965
A promotional poster for the Bobby Fuller Four


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In December 1965, singer and guitarist Bobby Fuller released his version of a song first recorded by Sonny Curtis and the Crickets six years earlier, "I Fought the Law."

Just three months later, "I Fought the Law" cracked Billboard's Top 10, but Fuller wasn't able to enjoy that success for long.

Miriam Linna's new book, "I Fought the Law: The Life and Strange Death of Bobby Fuller," explores the musician's life, and sudden death.

Linna and Fuller's brother, Randell, who coauthored the book, tell more.