It is a too common tale that legendary artists have had to wait years or decades to get a fraction of what they’re owed. The story of “The Father of Rock n Roll”; Arthur Big Boy Crudup is the king of those stories.
34 years ago today, Elvis Presley passed away at merely 42. He was, in effect, the country’s first great rock star. But before that, he was a young man from the Mississippi Delta that just wanted to play blues.