John Covert (keyboards/vocal) established Crystal Image band and Crystal Image music publishing company 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 (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), the travel network, MTV, the cooking network, in Hollywood movies (featuring actors Terence Knox "tour of duty", “St. elsewhere” and Miguel Ferrer "Crossing Jordan", “Robocop“), 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 vocal was featured on an album produced by James E. Meyers (aka Jimmy De Knight, composer of "Rock around the clock").
Covert’s 1960's folk rock songs are also featured on a European CD release, "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 redloungerecords.de/crystalimage. More information on Covert’s vintage and current CD releases is available at cdbaby.com, amazon.com and the Crystal Image official website at www.crystalimageband.weebly.com.