(8/84) Stage: Appeared (as "Felix") in "The Owl and the Pussycat", Country Squire Dinner Theater, Amarillo, TX.
4 Interviews |
5 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
John E. Crawford | John Ernest Crawford | Johnnie Crawford | John Crawford | Johnny
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
There were only about 50 people there, and they were all enjoying the band, and almost all were dancing. One fellow was standing off to the side watching for the longest time; it was Dustin Hoffman. He loved it. He said it reminded him of when he was a little boy and his parents took him to see Ted Lewis. Martin Short was a riot. He said, 'I wanna sing with Johnny Crawford!'
His paternal grandfather, Robert "Bobby" Crawford (1889-1941), was a horse jockey from Chicago who changed his occupation to song "plugger" and became a very successful music publisher as the founder of De Sylva, Brown & Henderson and Crawford Music Corp.