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Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup (also known as "Pop" Crudup) (August 24, 1905 – March 28, 1976) was a singer and guitarist. He is best known outside blues circles for writing songs later covered by Elvis Presley (and since covered by dozens of other artists), such as "That's All Right Mama", "My Baby Left Me" and "So glad you're mine", and by many claims, "Blue Suede Shoes".

Born in Forest, Mississippi and living and working in throughout the South and… read more

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  • Avatar for SBrewski
    Dude sounds like the Father of all Rock and Roll to me
  • Avatar for strajnic
    Elvis knew what was good!
  • Avatar for FyoMiDos
    legend
  • Avatar for DeJMoreno
    I vote for tabacco!
  • Avatar for Druid66
    He's not just a big boy, he's a man, by gum.
  • Avatar for Parisblues
    There's a large choice of pictures without doing tabacco incitation. Please vote.
  • Avatar for ErasedLittleMan
    incredible...
  • Avatar for hustlerzinc
    The Songs That Inspired The Big Boppa's CD - Rock 'n' Roll Legends, Rockabilly Hits NEW ROCKABILLY CD COMPILATION RELEASE, 4th April 2011, CD and Digital Download. This volume of ' The Songs That Inspired' series looks at the music associated with the dance form of Boppin', the fast train driving rhythms and slapping double bass, the sharp guitar licks and haunting echo of a rebel without a cause. This album will have you boppin' from start to finish and provides an education into early roots of rock and roll. Featuring Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent, Chuck Berry, Johnny Burnette, Carl Perkins, Warren Smith, Howlin' Wolf, Arthur Crudup and many other Rockabilly pioneers and legends. Get it NOW from: Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/Songs-That-Inspired-Big-BoppaS/dp/B004DJ1VX4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1301761043&sr=8-1 Tesco: http://www.tescoentertainment.com/store/mp3/various-artists-the-songs-that-inspired-the-big-boppas/2%3A49288249/ and all good record stores.
  • Avatar for Chiaroscurist
    Dude's hella decent.
  • Avatar for Dani_Gabarrot
    One of many Blues legends.

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