Arthur Crudup

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Blues singer and song writer Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup was born on August 24, 1905 and died on March 28, 1974 from complications of heart disease and diabetes. He also recorded under other names including Percy Lee Crudup, as he is credited on Checker 754. He is associated with Sonny Boy Williamson II and Elmore James, with whom he often toured. He is famed as the originator of Presley’s “That’s all right”. His recordings for Checker were made in the early 1950s.

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