Music With That Island Groove
Dennis Craswell, Musician and Song Writer.
Genres: Rock / Island Music, 50's, 60's and Country.
Dennis Craswell is a former member of the bands: The Castaways and Crow. Dennis has 5 Rock 'N Roll and Country Hall of Fame awards. Dennis plays keyboards, drums, harmonica, and vocals. He has recorded Two Top Billboard hits.
Dennis is an original member of The Castaways. Of Liar Liar fame, number one hit from 1965. In addition to touring with The Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, Sonny and Cher. Dennis has been on TV shows that include Dick Clark's..."Where The Action Is", The Lioyd Thaxton Show, Shivaree, SheBang, Hollywood A-Go-Go, and appeared in the movie "It's A Bikini World".
When playing in the CROW band: The band played from Coast to Coast. Toured with Janice Joplin in 69'. Crow played with bands such as: the Allman Brothers, Chicago, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Steppenwolf, Vanilla Fudge, 3 Dog Night, Iron Butterfly, Grand Funk, Savoy Brown, Fleetwood Mac, Neil Diamond. Played at many festivals: Toronto Pop Festival, Vancouver Pop Festival, Miami Pop Festival, Also Whisky a Go Go in LA, Fillmore West in San Francisco, Ungano's in NYC, etc. Played @ Trader Nick's as The Castaway, in Pismo Beach for 10 years, at their beach bar.
Currently Dennis plays solo, with occasional guests...@ The Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes, on the patio every Saturday and Sunday all Summer.. Venues are in Detroit Lakes in the Summer; and Winters are spent on South Padre Island and all around the Rio Grand Valley in Texas. Mixture of Beach Party music and Country, Classic 50's and 60's, and Rock 'N Roll. The mix can change depending on whether it's outdoor or indoors or @ night.
Dennis will put together a blend that will suit your interest in music.
Former Member of Crow
Padre Island. Volcano on the beach.
Run Around Sue
Doing the Hokey Pokey?