Robert Nicholas "Bobby" Crush born 23 March  is an English pianist, songwriter, actor and television presenter, originally from Leyton in East London. At the age of 18, Crush starred at the London Palladium already having achieved an album in the top 20 and a single "Borsalino" from the film Borsalino in the top As a regular performer at that venue, Bobby's name I Love You Honey - John Lee Hooker - Original Folk Blues Vol.
1 on the "Roll of Honour" at the Palladium's stage door. His television appearances include Sounds Like Musica British game show that aired on ITV from 6 June to 11 May and which was hosted by Crush, and various other programmes. Bobby also appeared in the tour of "Summer Holiday, the Musical" playing the role of "Jerry". His radio broadcasts include his own week of shows on BBC Radio 2 and as guest contributor on various other radio programmes, the most recent being on Ken Bruce's Radio 2 show choosing "The Tracks of My Years".
His recordings include his debut album Bobby Crushwhich reached no. He has made 13 studio albums as a pianist, not including compilations. His "Piano Party" album also went gold in New Zealand. Following the release of his album Reel MusicCrush played a 30 date tour with 60s singing star Gene Pitneyincluding a night at the London Palladium. Crush has appeared in over 30 pantomimes, starting out initially in "principal boy" parts but is now in demand for "dame" roles. His greatest success My Old Piano - Diana Ross - One Woman - The Video Collection (Laserdisc) a songwriter was penning the music and lyrics for Keith Harris and Orville's hit "Orville's Song" also known as "I wish I could fly"which reached no.
A tour with 4 Poofs and a Pianofor whom he also wrote, took place between February and April The concert was recorded for a live CD. Crush came out publicly as gay in an interview with Gay Times in He lives in London's West End and is currently preparing his autobiography.
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Miguel Quintana - Son Habanero, Samba De Orfeu (Samba From Black Orpheus) - Percy Faith And His Orchestra* - Bim! Bam!! Boom!!!, Strange Wings - Savatage - Hall Of The Mountain King, Mas Allá (Beyond) - Gloria Estefan - Abriendo Puertas, Colon Spice Cologne - Minds Under Cover - The Big Pink Breakfast Band