(1945 – present)
General Crook got his start in Chicago's lounge scene after moving from Greensville, MS at the age of eighteen. Crook landed a deal with Capitol Records with the single In The Warmth of My Arms (1969) written by The Salty Peppers, which would evolve into Earth, Wind, and Fire. However, the single did nothing to take him out of the Chicago music scene. He tried once again in 1970 yet failed and was dropped from Capitol.
He tried again in… read more
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