Singer Johnny 'Running Bear' Preston dies in Beaumont hospital

There are 2 comments on the The Beaumont Enterprise story from Mar 4, 2011, titled Singer Johnny 'Running Bear' Preston dies in Beaumont hospital. In it, The Beaumont Enterprise reports that:

Port Arthur-born singer Johnny Preston died today in a Beaumont hospital . Preston, most known for his No.

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Andy Foote

United States

#1 Mar 4, 2011
I remember as kids in Port Arthur, we didn't understand why he changed his name from Courville to Preston, just because he had a big song.

Humble, TX

#2 Mar 21, 2012
You can't run from death!!!

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