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Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup

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Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup: The Angel, Godalming

Live Review by Jerry Gilbert, Melody Maker, 28 February 1970

ARTHUR "BIG BOY" CRUDUP finally made it to the Angel, Godalming, on Sunday, where he was due to appear on the opening night of his ...

Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup: The original rock and roller

Profile and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Melody Maker, 14 March 1970

ARTHUR "BIG Boy" Crudup, the man responsible for firing Elvis Presley into one of the biggest crazes of all time, has been recording for over ...

Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup: No Payment For My Elvis Songs Says Crudup

Interview by James Johnson, New Musical Express, 20 February 1971

SIXTY-FIVE year old blues-man Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, whose songs 'That's Alright Mama' and 'My Baby Left Me' were hits for Elvis Presley back in ...

Arthur Big Boy Crudup: Roebuck Man (United Artists UAS29092)

Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 20 March 1971

Big Boy in Britain ...

Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup: Rock's Debt to Crudup

Report by Mike Jahn, Baltimore Sun, 20 February 1972

BLUES SINGER Arthur (Big Boy) Crudup has spent most of his 67 years staring at bad crops, worse bills, garbage trucks and empty promises. He ...

B.B. King and Guests: Philharmonic Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 1 July 1973

B.B. King's Blues Barn Creates Echoes of Past ...

Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup: Rock Me Mama: 22 Original Hits By The Godfather Of Rock & Roll

Sleeve notes by Colin Escott, Bluebird/RCA, 2003

"DOWN IN TUPELO," Elvis Presley famously remarked in June 1956, "I used to hear old Arthur Crudup bang his box the way I do now, ...

Rock'n'Roll and Race: One Nation Under a Beat

Retrospective by David Burke, Vintage Rock, December 2019

America was riven by racial conflict when rock'n'roll breached the colour line, uniting black and white youth in a precursor to the hard-won equalities of ...


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