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Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray is an American singer and songwriter, whose musical careers span soul, country, pop, and musicals. His hit songs included "The 'In' Crowd" in 1965 and "Drift Away", which was one of the biggest hits in 1973, sold over a million copies, and remains a staple. force of the radio.

Birth name Lawrence Darrow Brown
Also known as Leonard Ainsworth, Larry Curtis, Larry Dennis
Born July 26, 1940, Simonton, Texas, U.S.
Died December 06, 2011, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Soul, R&B, pop, country
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Vocals, piano, keyboards, guitar
Years active 1960–present
Labels Decca, White Whale
Associated acts Pollution, Uncle Kracker

About Dobie Gray

American soul singer who was popular in the 1960s and 1970s and whose hit single "Drift Away" sold over one million copies.

Dobie Gray before fame

He moved to Los Angeles in the early 1960s to pursue acting, but sang on the side to make money.

Achievement of Dobie Gray

He was the first artist to perform for integrated audiences during Apartheid in South Africa.

Dobie Gray family life

His grandfather was a Baptist minister who introduced him to gospel music.

Associations of Dobie Gray

His song "The In Crowd" was covered by singer Petula Clark.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Dobie Gray

African American country musician. Musician of the soul of the North. Country musicians from Texas. Artists from Decca Records. Texas singer. African American singer. American blues and rhythm singer

Latest information about Dobie Gray updated on July 25 2021.