Dobie Gray

Born Jul 26, 1940
  • Singer, Record producer, Songwriter
Dobie Gray was an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career spanned soul, country, pop, and musical theater. His hit records 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.

Dobie Gray Stats


: Doobie Gray, Doby Gray, Lawrence Victor Ainsworth, Gray, Dobie, Dobie Grey


: Singer, Record producer, Songwriter


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jul 26, 1940 - Dec 6, 2011 (71 years old)

Place of Birth

: Simonton

Date of Death

: Dec 6, 2011

Place of Death

: Nashville

Cause of Death

: Cancer

Dobie Gray Film Roles

  1. Soulful Sixties
  2. Mean Mother
    Beauregard Jones

Dobie Gray TV Guest Roles

  1. Dobie Gray / Dino, Desi and Billy
  2. Host: Doc Severinsen
  3. Dobie Gray / Dee Dee Sharp
  4. Dobie Gray / Glenn Campbell
  5. Dobie Gray
  6. Show #6 Hosts: Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello
  7. Host: Charlie Rich
  8. Ed Wynn (guest host); Shangri-Las; Byrds; Dobie Gray
  9. Dobie Gray / Drifters / Beau Brummels / Tony Bennett
  10. 10cc / Billy Joel / Dobie Gray / REO Speedwagon

Dobie Gray Albums

  1. Ultimate Collection
  2. The "In" Crowd
  3. The Soulful Sound of Dobie Gray
  4. Drift Away
  5. Out on the Floor
  6. Best of Dobie Gray
  7. Drift Away And Other Classics
  8. New Ray of Sunshine
  9. Back to Back Hit Series
  10. Why Can't We Live Together / Drift Away