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



Convoy 1978 performer: "I Cheated on a Good Woman's Love"
The Porter Wagoner Show 1968-1973 TV Series performer - 2 episodes



Nashville Now 1991 TV Series Himself
Hee Haw 1973-1988 TV Series Himself / Himself - Special Guest
Nashville on the Road 1975-1977 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
9th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1975 TV Special Himself - Presenter
New American Bandstand 1965 1958-1974 TV Series Himself
The Porter Wagoner Show 1968-1973 TV Series Himself - Guest
That Good Ole Nashville Music 1970 TV Series Himself - Guest Performer
I've Got a Secret 1960 TV Series Himself - Guest

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