He learned how to play guitar from his oldest brother when he was six. After he left high school, he formed a rockabilly band with one of his brothers called The Four Rebels. It was also released in
He first gained popularity in Australia in the s with a string of rockabilly hits, including the Australian number one hit "Boom Boom Baby". Switching to country music, he gained popularity in United States in the s with a string of top ten country hits, several of which were number one hits, including "Rub It In", "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces", and "Ruby Baby".
Craddock is known to fans as "Mr. Country Rock" for his uptempo rock-influenced style of country music. He learned how to play guitar from his oldest brother when he was six.
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At age 11, he entered a local television talent contest and was voted top winner for fifteen consecutive weeks. Craddock received the nickname "Crash" while a running back for his high school football team.
After he left high school, he formed a rockabilly band with one of his brothers called The Four Rebels. It was also released in He released "Ah, Poor Little Baby" with no success.
The song was covered in England by Adam Faith. He began recording for Columbia Records inrecording rockabilly and pop tunes. He was marketed as a teen idol by Columbia, as they needed an artist to compete with Elvis.
He appeared twice on American Bandstand but failed to have a hit in the U. The only song that charted in the U.
He did, however, become very popular in Australia. He also recorded some songs that become synonymous with other artistes. When the plane arrived at the airport, there were thousands of screaming teenagers.
He soon became the most popular teen idol in the country and is still popular today. After his hits in Australia, he recorded one album and several singles during the s.
He released two singles with Mercury Records in the early s.
He then went on to record several singles with the Chart label with no success. Success in the States: Craddock spent several years out of the music business while working in a cigarette factory and hanging drywall.
He soon returned to recording, now as a country singer. He signed with Cartwheel Records in His version was faster and included Cajun fiddles. The song also reached the top five of the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles chart that spring, beginning a streak of hits that continued throughout the s.
Today, several bars from the song are featured in commercials for Glade Plug-In products.
Inhe moved to Capitol Records, where he had his last two top 10 hits: He recorded several more albums for Capitol before leaving the label in He moved to Atlantic Records inand released Back on Track.
Craddock released a new album of Christmas songs intitled Christmas Favorites.In the #63 Country song in the charts was My World Begins And Ends With You by Dave & Sugar. Watch the music video and discover trivia about this classic Country song now. Billy Crash Craddock - If I Could Write a Song As Beautiful As You.
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Hi, If you are a millionaire, it’s pretty sad to think that you live your life thinking it’s because of someone else. If you are a millionaire, it’s because of you (unless Tony Robbins gave you a million dollars, then it’s because of him). The discography for country singer Billy "Crash" Craddock consists of nineteen studio albums, three live albums, eleven compilation albums and sixty-five singles.