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Music has been a passion for Crawford Boyd ever since he got his first acoustic guitar at age five, and he has been playing and singing ever since. He has played more than 4000 gigs across the northeastern part of the country since 1968, from solo gigs to full blown six piece rock and roll bands. For Crawford, it’s all about playing music.

Born and raised in Georgia, Crawford got a real taste of gospel, country and early rock and roll as a child. Moving to New Jersey with his family as a teenager, he soloed, played in duos and trios, and played with full bands, all the while writing songs as a passion. While in high school, weekends were spent at the Tamorack Lodge in the Catskills of New York. Owned by comedian Buddy Hackett, it was akin to scenes from ‘Dirty Dancing’, with small employee cottages over the hill and out of the way from the main lodge.

At nineteen, Crawford joined the band ‘Hog Heaven’ with Pete Lucia (from Tommy James and the Shondells; writer of the song ‘Crimson and Clover’). Crawford  was to fill in for the pedal steel player, Buddy Cage, who had left to join ‘New Riders of the Purple Sage’. Then Crawford embarked on a duo project called ‘Crawford and Christie’, who played in many clubs in the northeast for about five years.

Being passionate about children, Crawford spent ten years hosting concerts for the Children’s Hopes and Dreams Foundation, raising over $30,000.00 per concert to help children with life-threatening diseases in Morris County, NJ.

 He is one of the founding members of Boy’s Nite Out Band, a six-piece tour-de-force of rock and roll, and they have played together for over twenty-five years in northern NJ. With Boy’s Nite Out Band, Crawford plays keyboards, acoustic and electric guitar, and is a lead singer

In 2012 Crawford and his friends, Joe Fasano and Angus McEachern formed Crawford Boyd's Acoustic Anomaly.The guys were able to present the original music, as well as some old favorites, and put their own acoustic spin on them. They have played the northeast and North Carolina in club dates and concert venues.

In June of '13 Crawford and his wife, Jenelle, moved to St. Augustine, Florida. He continues to write and record for Diamond Back Records, which distributes his songs to the ECMA ( European Country Music Association).

With the help of Gary Reynolds, old friend and Nashville recording partner, and Glen Erickson, President of Diamond Back Records; Crawford's last few songs, "Time to Get Away", "Pickin' Intervention", "Difference of Opinion", and "Crackin' Pecans" have gotten radio play in New Zealand, Australia, The Netherlands, France and Great Britian. Also "Those were the Days", co-written with Glen Erickson, and sung by the fantastic Nashville artist, Brian Glen. These songs should be available in early '14 for download on iTunes and CD Baby.

Crawford is currenly recording new songs at his own,"Surfside Studios" and playing selective dates. He is also available for "House Concerts" which have become very popular around the southeast.