Arthur Crudup facts for kids
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|Also known as||Big Boy|
|Born||August 24, 1905|
|Died||March 28, 1974(aged 68)|
Life and career
Crudup sang gospel music and blues music. He played in a band called the Harmonizing Four in 1939. A record producer called Lester Melrose got him work with the Bluebird label.
Crudup stopped recording in the 1950s. His last Chicago recording was in 1951. He also recorded in 1952–54 for a radio station called WGST in Atlanta. In the 1960s he started recording again with Fire Records and Delmark Records.
He died because of heart disease and diabetes. He died in the Nassawadox hospital in Northampton County, Virginia, also on the Eastern Shore in 1974.
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Crudup's grave, in Franktown, Virginia
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