James "Sugar Boy" Crawford, Jr. (October 12, 1934 – September 15, 2012) was an American R&B musician based in New Orleans. He was the author of "Jock-A-Mo" (1954), which was made into a hit. The song was later recreated as "Iko Iko", by the Dixie Cups, and was recorded by many other artists, including Dr. John, Belle Stars, the Grateful Dead, Cyndi Lauper, and (as "Geto Boys") by Glass Candy.
Starting out on trombone, Crawford formed a band, which a local DJ, Doctor Daddy-O,…
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