Sandra Crouch

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Sandra Crouch
Born (1942-07-01) July 1, 1942 (age 81)
Los Angeles, California
LabelsLight Records

Sandra Crouch (born July 1, 1942) is an American gospel music performer, drummer and songwriter.

Musical career[edit]

Crouch won a Grammy Award in 1984 for "Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female" for the 1983 album, "We Sing Praises," and was nominated for a Grammy in 1986 in the category "Best Soul Gospel Performance, Duo, Group, Chorus or Choir" (co-nominee Jean Johnson) for the song, Completely Yes from the 1985 album, "We're Waiting." [1] During the late 1960s through the early 1970s, she played the tambourine on a number of Motown recording sessions in Los Angeles, including the Jackson 5 hits "I Want You Back" and "ABC."[2]

Personal life[edit]

Sandra Crouch was born on July 1, 1942, in Los Angeles, California along with her twin brother Andraé.[3] Until his death in January 2015, she and her brother co-pastored Christ Memorial Church of God in Christ in Pacoima, California.[4] On the day of her brother's death, Crouch released the following statement: "Today my twin brother, womb-mate and best friend went home to be with the Lord. Please keep me, my family and our church family in your prayers. I tried to keep him here but God loved him best."[5]


  • Gospel Legacy, 2008
  • With All Of My Heart, 1992
  • We're Waiting For You, 1985
  • Completely Yes, 1985 (Grammy nominee)
  • We Sing Praises, 1983 (Grammy winner)

With Lalo Schifrin

With The Fearless Flyers

  • The Fearless Flyers - "Barbara" (Vulf Records, 2018)
  • The Fearless Flyers - "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" (Vulf Records, 2018)


  1. ^ "Tina, Whitney Top Picks for Annual Grammy Awards". Jet: 57, 60. 27 January 1986.
  2. ^ Lecocq, Richard; Allard, Francois (2018). Michael Jackson All The Songs. London: Cassell. ISBN 9781788400572.
  3. ^ Rober Jablon. "Andrae Crouch Obituary". The Associated Press. Retrieved April 5, 2015.
  4. ^ "Our Pastors". New Christ Memorial Church of God in Christ. Retrieved January 10, 2015.
  5. ^ "Legendary Gospel Artist Andrae Crouch Dies at 72". KTLA 5. January 8, 2015. Retrieved January 8, 2015.