John Covert and Crystal Image

  • Band / Solo Performer
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Blues, Rock, Country, Psychedelic rock Fusion rock (blues, country, rock, jazz) More...


jackson CA United States

Sounds Like

Boz Scaggs, Rick Nelson, Willie Nelson, The Band



Digital Location


Member since: 02/12/2013 Year Founded: 1968


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John Covert


keyboards, vocal, guitar, drums, bass 209.267.5272


  • Original material: 02 hrs : 00 min
  • Cover material: 04 hrs : 00 min
  • CDs released: 15
  • CDs sold: 5000
  • Digital songs sold: 100
  • Original Songs:
  • Average Draw: 300
  • Largest crowd: 1,400
  • Have sound: Full PA


John Covert & Crystal Image

John Covert (keyboards/vocal) established Crystal Image band and Crystal Image Music BMI in 1968. Covert has Opened shows for War, Tower of Power, Sons of Champlin, Chad and Jeremy, Dobie Gray, The Coasters, The Chiffons, Simon & Garfunkel, Gary U.S. Bonds, Lady Bo (Bo Diddley's protege) and performed with members of John Lee Hooker's and Albert King's blues bands, Sly and the Family Stone, Pam Tillis and Tommy Castro's band.

A Grand prize winner in the Nashville Music City Song Festival and multi-finalist in the American song festival, Covert’s Songs have been featured on the abc tv show “General Hospital“, The Nashville Network’s (TNN) "Nashville Now!", VH1 TV shows “The fabulous life of country superstars” and “Driven” (which also featured Grammy winner, Usher!) an episode of "The Sopranos" (A&E network), in Hollywood movies (featuring actors Terence Knox "tour of duty", “St. elsewhere” and Miguel Ferrer "Crossing Jordan"), Country Song Roundup magazine, Billboard charts and USA Gospel News magazine. His co written song "Smile if you love Jesus" charted #1 on the 1999 Country Gospel Music Guild charts.

Covert’s 1960's folk rock songs are also featured on a rare European collector's cd, "California Love In” (also featured is legendary rock band, Steppenwolf). More of Covert's original vintage Crystal Image rock music can be found on a German cd release at More information on Covert’s vintage and current CD releases is available at, and

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