John Crawford, American singer-songwriter and guitarist was born on January 17, 1960.

John Buckner Crawford is an American singer-songwriter known for co-founding the pop group Berlin who scored several hit songs in the 1980s. Crawford's career as a musician began in junior high after breaking his leg during a basketball game. In an attempt to fight off the boredom of being injured, he picked up a guitar and began taking lessons at a musical instrument retailer in nearby Fullerton, California, where his teacher put him in touch with future Berlin band members Dan Van Patten and Chris Velasco and Tyson Cobb. John attended El Dorado High School in Placentia, California.

John Crawford, American singer-songwriter and guitarist was born on January 17, 1960.

January 17, 1960

John Buckner Crawford is an American singer-songwriter known for co-founding the pop group Berlin who scored several hit songs in the 1980s. Crawford's career as a musician began in junior high after breaking his leg during a basketball game. In an attempt to fight off the boredom of being injured, he picked up a guitar and began taking lessons at a musical instrument retailer in nearby Fullerton, California, where his teacher put him in touch with future Berlin band members Dan Van Patten and Chris Velasco and Tyson Cobb. John attended El Dorado High School in Placentia, California.