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Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray (born Lawrence Darrow Brown; July 26, 1940 – December 6, 2011) was an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career spanned soul, country, pop, and musical theater. His hit songs included "The 'In' Crowd" in 1965 and "Drift Away", which was one of the biggest hits of 1973, sold over one million copies, and remains a staple of radio airplay.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 26, 1940 (Simonton), Died December 6, 2011 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1947 - 1973

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 13976 2/16/1966 (Out of sight) Out on the floor Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16241 10/30/1972 Rockin' chair Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16242 10/30/1972 City stars-1 Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16243 10/31/1972 Now that I'm without you Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16244 10/31/1972 The time I love you the most Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16245 10/31/1972 Sweet lovin' woman Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16246 11/1/1972 Caddo queen Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16247 11/1/1972 L.A. lady-1 Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16266 11/3/1972 Eddie's song Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16267 11/3/1947 Country livin' Dobie Gray vocalist  
Decca L 16300 1/5/1973 Drift away Dobie Gray vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gray, Dobie," accessed August 12, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318724.

Gray, Dobie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318724.

"Gray, Dobie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 12 August 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318724

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