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Dec. 07.

‘Drift Away’ Singer Dobie Gray Dies

Oh give me the beat boys and free my soul, I wanna get lost in your rock’n'roll and drift away”

Most of you might know those words from Uncle Kracker’s “Drift Away”, but long before Uncle Kracker hit the music scene, this song was originally done by soul-pop singer, Dobie Gray.

Gray had a top 5 hit in 1973 with this song.

Via Gray’s official website last night it was announced that Dobie Gray had passed away at the age of 71. No cause of death was revealed. (more…)

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