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Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray

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Dobie Gray (1985)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, September 1985

"I never did feel like a soul singer": from his youth in Texas to Nashville success, Dobie Gray talks about his crossover from R&B to country.

File format: mp3; file size: 46mb, total interview length: 47' 54" sound quality: ****


The Supremes, the Righteous Brothers, the Beau Brummels et al: Cow Palace, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Mike Gormley, The Ottawa Journal, 27 February 1965

Righteous Sound Shakes 'Frisco ...

Dobie Gray Into The Acting Bag

Interview by Rochelle Reed, KRLA Beat, 30 July 1966

THE "LEADER of the 'In' Crowd" came into The BEAT office this week and almost didn't get out. ...

Dobie Gray

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 25 May 1973

IN THESE sceptered isles, of course, Dobie Gray is best known in the Northern disco circuit where 'The In Crowd', 'Out On The Floor' and ...

Dobie Gray: Drift Away

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, September 1973

I COULDN'T find the name 'Dobie Gray' in any of the rock encyclopaedias. Presumably after 'The In Crowd' he became one of those half-forgotten names ...

Dobie Gray: Drift Away (MCA)

Review by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, 8 September 1973

THREE PLAYS and this record assumes the kind of easy familiarity usually expected from greatest hits albums. Eleven good cuts, and most of them potential ...

The Country Soul of Dobie Gray

Interview by Tony Cummings, Black Music, February 1974

CAN A WHITE man sing the blues? Now there's a cliché guaranteed to remove the enamel from a purist's teeth. Would say a purist: how ...

Dobie Gray: Back to Stay?

Profile by Todd Everett, Phonograph Record, March 1976

DOBIE GRAY'S making something like his third comeback, and seems reasonably pleased with the prospect. ...

Dobie Gray: Capricorn Rising

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 6 March 1976

IT IS, I GUESS, the third time around for Dobie Gray who, at the present moment, is stretched out full length on a bed on ...

Dobie Gray Is Driftin' Back

Report and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, January 1979

"PEOPLE TEND to think that if you're not on the top of the charts, you fall flat on your face," states Dobie Gray. "Well, I've ...


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