John McCrea

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Birthday
25, 1964
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
California

About

Best known as a founder of Cake, a Sacramento-based alternative rock band, this singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and percussionist also championed environmental and social activist causes.

Before Fame

Before forming Cake, he recorded music with a group called John McCrea and the Roughousers. His first album with Cake, Motorcade of Generosity, was released in 1994.

Trivia

His band's album Comfort Eagle and song "Short Skirt/Long Jacket" were nominated for several California Music Awards.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Sacramento, California.

Associated With

He and Ben Folds collaborated on a track titled "Fred Jones, Part 2."