About JOE CROYLE
( A sample of my singing is below)
Joe has been a wedding Officiant for 6 years and has performed many weddings in the Los Angeles area. Please refer to the Wedding Ceremony page for an overview of services.
Joe Croyle’s professional career started at age 16. Selected out of 3500 teenagers to sing with “The Young Americans”, he appeared on major television shows and toured internationally. The next three years included main room appearances with the singing group “The Kids Next Door” in Las Vegas, Reno and Lake Tahoe. After recording an album with the vocal group “CO.” for a major recording label, Jim Nabors heard them and featured the group in his nightclub act along with” The Nabors Kids.”
He was featured with Sally Struthers in her nightclub act, performing with her on the Jerry Lewis Telethon, Merv Griffin and Dinah Shore shows. Joe moved on to sing with Mama Cass Elliott. His only appearance with Miss Elliott, before her untimely death, was a three week stage run at the London Palladium to sellout crowds.
Back from London, Joe was invited to appear in Ann-Margaret’s act as a featured singer and dancer. Two years later, he was selected for Peter Marshall’s group, “Chapter Five”. Joe traveled with the act for eight years, appearing in major U.S. cities, on television, including a command performance for President Carter at the White House.
Joe has been in demand by producers to perform in backers auditions for potential Broadway musicals, both in Los Angeles and New York. His voice can be heard on countless radio and television jingles. He sang the theme song for Sally Struthers’ television series “Gloria”. Joe has performed in many industrial shows and MC’d for many national beauty pageants. He also has the distinction of privately singing and playing piano for President Ronald Regan and Nancy Regan. Joe also owned a group called “The Caroling Company”. His group was invited to sing for “Good Morning America”, “The Addams Family” movie, and “Scrooged” with Bill Murray. The Caroling Company also performed for many famous celebrities such as Mervin Leroy, Jimmy Stuart, Frank Sinatra and Mel Torme.
In the past twenty five years, Joe and his wife Mary Ann Halpin, have run a successful photography company in Los Angeles photographing many celebrities, Cd covers for Capital and Blue Note Records. Joe is currently singing with the famous recording group “The Modernaires”, who were recently inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. In recent years, he was contracted to sing jazz at the Tableaux Restaurant and Jazz Club in Tokyo. He has also been cooking as a professional chef for the past four years for private parties and social engagements.
Here me sing! These are two links to listen to my music!