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Randy Crawford

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: March 18, 1952    

Randy Crawford seemingly burst upon the scene singing “Street Life” when The Crusaders invited her to sing the eleven minute title song on their 1979 album “Street Life,” which remained #1 on the American jazz charts for twenty weeks. She recently in 2006 reunited with former Crusader keyboardist Joe Sample for “Feelin’ Good,” which was again a especially popular album.

Veronika Crawford was born in Macon, Georgia, in 1952, and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. As a child, she sang in school and church choirs. At the age of 15, she began to sing in clubs, accompanied by her father. She became the lead vocalist in a group that included bassist Bootsy Collins. In 1972, she had her first big concert in New York's Club Nico's, where she appeared in a program together with George Benson. In a tribute concert to Cannonball Adderley in 1975, she was on stage together with Quincy Jones and George Benson. Two of the songs recorded on that occasion were part of her debut album in 1976 “Everything Must Change.”...
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    Live

    PRA Records
    2012
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    No Regrets

    Verve Records
    2008
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    Feeling Good

    PRA Records
    2007
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    Feeling Good

    Verve Records
    2006
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    Everything Must Change / Now We May Begin

    Verve Records
    2005
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    The Ultimate Collection

    Verve Records
    2005
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    Permanent

    Verve Records
    2001
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PRA Records (2012)

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