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William C. Hancock Jr. (known as Billy Hancock) (November 4, 1946 – January 22, 2018) was an American singer, guitarist, bassist and multi-instrumental recording artist. He has made many recordings, primarily in the rockabilly genre but also has a large body of recorded work in rock 'n' roll, blues, jazz, rhythm & blues, and country music. He was known for his songs "Shakin' That Rockabilly Fever" and "Wanted: True Rock 'n' Roll".

Hancock died in La Plata, Maryland on January 22, 2018 of complications from cirrhosis at the age of 71.

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