Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray
1940 - 2011

Dobie Gray  American Actor

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Dobie Gray passed away on 6th Dec 2011 aged 71.

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Dobie Gray is a 71 year old American Actor. Born Lawrence Darrow Brown on 26th July, 1940 in Simonton, Texas, USA, he is famous for Drift Away in a career that spans 1960–2011. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Dobie Gray is a member of the following lists: African-American country musicians, Singers from Texas and African-American male singers.

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First Name Dobie
Last Name Gray
Full Name at Birth Lawrence Darrow Brown
Alternative Name Leonard Ainsworth, Larry Curtis, Larry Dennis
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th July, 1940
Birthplace Simonton, Texas, USA
Died 6th December, 2011
Place of Death Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Cause of Death Cancer
Build Average
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Drift Away
Music Genre (Text) Soul, R&B, pop, country
Music Genre R&B
Year(s) Active 1960–2011
Music Style Soul, Country Soul, Pop-Soul, Pop/Rock, AM Pop, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Country-Pop
Music Mood Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Confident, Sweet, Fun, Carefree, Exuberant, Playful, Passionate, Energetic, Party/Celebratory, Rollicking, Freewheeling
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, piano, keyboards, guitar
Associated Acts Pollution, Uncle Kracker
Official Websites http://www.dobiegray.com

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 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.

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Mean Mother1974Beauregard Jones (as Clifton Brown)Movie

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