George McCrae

George McCrae (born 19 October 1944 in West Palm Beach, Florida) is an American pop and R & B singer with Rock Your Baby 1974 had an international number - one hit. He was at the beginning of the 1970s, one of the first performers of the disco music.


George McCrae is the son of a policeman and has eight brothers. He married in the 1960s, the singer Gwen Mosley in Florida. With it, he abdicated in 1967 in Southern bars. In 1969, their first recording Three Hearts in a Tangle in Miami. Then the couple went their separate ways musically. In the following years, not only single McCrae Please Help Me Find My Baby went unheeded, so he was working as a window cleaner, mechanic, machinist, manager of his wife and law student.

As McCrae wanted to end his musical career because of lack of success, he heard an instrumental tape of a session musician Harry Wayne Casey and Rick Finch. Rock Your Baby got a text and was a new opportunity for the singer. With this song he made the breakthrough in 1974 and had at the same time his greatest success ever (10 weeks at No. 1 in the German charts ). In subsequent years, he achieved worldwide a number of other great successes and got 14 Gold and 8 Platinum Records.

Until the 1990s McCrae toured clubs and discos. On 17 July 2009 the album Time for a Change was published in Germany. Early 2012 was McCrae candidate in SAT.1 television show The Winner is ... where he retired in the second round against Nevio Passaro. He now lives in the Netherlands Munstergeleen and spends part of the year in Aruba.

McCrae's daughter Marcella Molignini was a candidate in the talent show Popstars on Stage on ProSieben, in which she appeared on December 6, 2007 as the final candidate, but did not make it into the band. A new attempt at Popstars - Just 4 Girls in 2008 failed.



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