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Tim Krekel
Birth: Oct. 10, 1950
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 2009
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Musician. He was a respected guitarist and songwriter, whom played with the likes of Jimmy Buffett, Bo Diddley, Billy Swann, Kris Kristofferson and many others. In the late 1970s, he started a solo career, formed his own group Tim Krekel & the Groovelbillys, recording eight albums to include "Crazy Me" (1979), "Over the Fence" (1986) and "Soul Season" (2007). As a songwriter, his songs were recorded by artists which included Rick Nelson, Lonnie Mack, Jerry Reed, Dr. Feelgood, BJ Thomas and Canned Heat. Crystal Gayle had a number one hit with his song "Turning Away" and also Patty Loveless with his song "You Can Feel Bad." He died of cancer. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John W. Krekel (1912 - 1976)
  Martha Tierney Krekel (1914 - 2007)
 
 Sibling:
  John C. Krekel (1941 - 1954)*
  Tim Krekel (1950 - 2009)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.22408, -85.71997
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jun 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38776192
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