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Dobie Gray (1940–2011)


Dobie Gray was born on July 26, 1940, to a family of sharecroppers in Simonton, Texas (some sources cite Brookshire, Texas, as Gray's place of birth, but he claimed on his official website that he hails from Simonton. Moreover, his birth name has been variously cited as either Lawrence Victor Ainsworth or Laurence Darrow Brown). Gray's Baptist ... See full bio »

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 2008 Noble Things (performer: "Bring Me Downtown")
 2007 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Product Recall (2007) ... (writer: "Drift Away")
 2006 Invincible (performer: "Drift Away")
 2003 Wonderland (performer: "Drift Away" (1973))
 1995 Casino (performer: "The 'In' Crowd")
 1995 Back of Beyond (performer: "Drift Away")
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (performer: "Drift Away")
 1978 Casey's Shadow (performer: "JUST LET ME GO TILL I'M GONE")
 1974 Uptown Saturday Night (performer: "Uptown Saturday Night")
 1966 Out of Sight (performer: " (Out of Sight) Out on the Floor")
  Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #2.12 (1965) ... (performer: "See You at the Go-Go" (uncredited), "The 'In' Crowd", "My Baby", "Twist and Shout")
- Episode #1.27 (1965) ... (performer: "The 'In' Crowd", "Rock & Roll Music")
- Episode #1.21 (1965) ... (writer: "Look at Me")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.41 (1965) ... (performer: "Look at Me")
- Episode #1.29 (1965) ... (performer: "Mr. Engineer")
- Episode #1.17 (1965) ... (performer: "The 'In' Crowd'", "See You at the Go-Go")
- Episode #1.10 (1965) ... (performer: "The 'In' Crowd")
 1965 Bus Riley's Back in Town (performer: "I Want You To Know", "Got a Surfboard Ten Feet Long")
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Other Works:

(1968-72) Stage: Appeared in "Hair", Los Angeles, CA. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Clifton Brown
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Personal Quote:

My goal is to create the kind of music that makes memories for my audience -- music that they will want to revisit time and again. Songs from the heart!

Trivia:

He recorded the original version of "Drift Away" in 1974, 29 years after the original, he re-recorded the song with Uncle Kracker for Uncle Kracker's CD "No Stranger To Shame". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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First one. Haha, what is your favorite song? stellarvalerie
RIP: 1940-2011 Age: 71 Shadow2700
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