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Arthur Crudup

Arthur William "Big Boy" Crudup (August 24, 1905 – March 28, 1974) was an American Delta blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known, outside blues circles, for his songs "That's All Right" (1946), "My Baby Left Me" and "So Glad You're Mine", later recorded by Elvis Presley and other artists.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 24th, 1905 (Mississippi), Died March 28th, 1974 (Northampton County)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, guitar, leader, electric guitar

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-064873 10-in. 9/11/1941 Black pony blues Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-064874 10-in. 9/11/1941 Death Valley blues Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-064875 10-in. 9/11/1941 Kind lover blues Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-064876 10-in. 9/11/1941 If I get lucky Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and imitation string bass vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-070859 10-in. 4/15/1942 Standing at my window Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with electric guitar and string bass composer, instrumentalist, electric guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-070860 10-in. 4/15/1942 Gonna follow my baby Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with electric guitar and string bass composer, instrumentalist, electric guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-070861 10-in. 4/15/1942 Give me a 32-20 Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with electric guitar and string bass vocalist, instrumentalist, electric guitar, composer  
Victor BS-070862 10-in. 4/15/1942 My mama don't allow me Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with electric guitar and string bass composer, instrumentalist, electric guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-070863 10-in. 4/15/1942 Mean old 'Frisco blues Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with electric guitar and string bass composer, instrumentalist, electric guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-070864 10-in. 4/15/1942 Raised to my hand Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with electric guitar and string bass vocalist, instrumentalist, electric guitar, composer  
Victor E0VB-3428 10-in. 3/23/1950 Mean old Santa Fe Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-3429 10-in. 3/23/1950 Behind closed doors Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-3430 10-in. 3/23/1950 She ain't nothing but trouble Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-3431 10-in. 3/23/1950 Oo wee darling (love me with a thrill) Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E0VB-4574 10-in. 11/8/1950 Anytime is the right time Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor E0VB-4575 10-in. 11/8/1950 My baby left me Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor E0VB-4576 10-in. 11/8/1950 Nobody wants me Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor E0VB-4577 10-in. 11/8/1950 Star bootlegger Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor E1VB-1535 10" 4/24/1951 Too much competition Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor E1VB-1542 10" 4/24/1951 I'm gonna dig myself a hole Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, leader  
Victor D4AB-0340 10-in. 12/15/1944 Cool disposition Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and drums instrumentalist, guitar, composer, vocalist  
Victor D4AB-0341 10-in. 12/15/1944 Who's been foolin' you Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and drums composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D4AB-0342 10-in. 12/15/1944 Rock me mamma Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and drums composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D4AB-0343 10-in. 12/15/1944 Keep your arms around me Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and drums composer, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor D5AB-1208 10-in. 10/22/1945 Dirt road blues Arthur Crudup Male vocal solo, with guitar and drums vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crudup, Arthur," accessed December 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109234.

Crudup, Arthur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109234.

"Crudup, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109234

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