The Crusaders


The Crusaders (formerly known as The Jazz Crusaders) were a jazz group from Houston, TX that became famous during the 1970s. They are best known for the Top 40 smash, "Street Life" (1979), featuring lead vocals by Randy Crawford.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Uptight (1966)
  • Way Back Home (1970)
  • Put It Where You Want It (1972)
  • Don't Let It Get You Down (1973)
  • Scratch (1974)
  • Street Life (1979)
  • I'm So Glad I'm Standing Here Today (1981)

Pop charts debut year: 1966

Years active: 1960-2010

Genres: Jazz, jazz fusion, soul jazz, jazz-funk

Labels: Pacific Jazz, Chisa, MCA, ABC/Blue Thumb, GRP


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