Related Information for Andrae Crouch Andraé Crouch (born as Andraé Edward Crouch on July 1, 1942, in Los Angeles, California ), is an American Gospel musician, recording artist, songwriter, arranger and record producer.His first group was the Church of God in Christ Singers (COGICS) in 1960, which included Billy Preston who later played organ for the Beatles and Eric Clapton. The COGICS were the first group to record the song "The Blood".Crouch founded the Disciples in 1965. At the urging of Christian composer Ralph Ca.. read more