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|Also known as||Big Boy|
|Born||August 24, 1905|
|Died||March 28, 1974(aged 68)|
Life and career[change | change source]
Early life[change | change source]
Early career[change | change source]
Later career[change | change source]
Crudup stopped recording in the 1950s. His last Chicago recording was in 1951. He also recorded in 1952–54 for a radio station called WGST in Atlanta. In the 1960s he started recording again with Fire Records and Delmark Records.
Later life[change | change source]
Death[change | change source]
He died because of heart disease and diabetes. He died in the Nassawadox hospital in Northampton County, Virginia, also on the Eastern Shore in 1974.
References[change | change source]
- Groom, Bob, Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, Complete Recorded Works Vol.3 (11 March 1949 to 15 January 1952) DOCD-5203, Document Records, 1993.