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Billy ‘Crash’ Craddock


Referred to as Mr. Nation Rock and roll, Craddock was a rockabilly and nation singer who got a string of #1 strikes in the 1970s like “Rub It In” and “Ruby Baby.” After putting your signature on on with Columbia Information, he discovered himself promoted like a rockabilly and teenager idol vocalist in the vein of Elvis. He staged a return in the first 1970s, this time around like a nation vocalist with Cartwheel Information; he got his first five singles in the very best ten of the united states graphs. The solitary “Rub It In” also produced a crossover prevent for the pop graphs best twenty. He was created in Greensboro, NEW YORK and learned acoustic guitar from his old brother. One of is own earliest influences, aswell as the musician he attempted to emulate, was Hank Williams.

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Full Name Billy "Crash" Craddock
Date Of Birth June 16, 1939
Place Of Birth Greensboro, NC
Profession Country Singer
Nationality American
Siblings Ronald Craddock
Nominations Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Vocalist of the Year
Movies Country Fever Jukebox: Vol. 3
Star Sign Gemini

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1Known as "Mr. Country Rock" - one of the first male sex symbols in country music.



Convoy1978performer: "I Cheated on a Good Woman's Love"
The Porter Wagoner Show1968-1973TV Series performer - 2 episodes



Nashville Now1991TV SeriesHimself
Hee Haw1973-1988TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Special Guest
Nashville on the Road1975-1977TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
9th Annual Country Music Association Awards1975TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
New American Bandstand 19651958-1974TV SeriesHimself
The Porter Wagoner Show1968-1973TV SeriesHimself - Guest
That Good Ole Nashville Music1970TV SeriesHimself - Guest Performer
I've Got a Secret1960TV SeriesHimself - Guest

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