Arthur Crudup

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Birthday
24, 1905
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Mar 28, 1974 (68)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1905
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Mar 28, 1974 (68)

About

Mississippi blues singer who was called The Father of Rock and Roll for his influence of Elvis Presley.

Before Fame

He began singing in church choirs and played the blues at local events, but it was not until he moved to Chicago that he established his own sound and signed a record deal.

Trivia

Elvis recorded Crudup's "That's All Right" for his debut record on the Sun label, and later did the same for Crudup's "My Baby Left Me" and "So Glad You're Mine."

Family Life

He grew up in Forest, Mississippi.

Associated With

In addition to Elvis, B.B. King was another musician who covered Crudup's songs.

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