In Memory 2011 Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray was born in 1940 and died in December 2011. He was a hardworking singer in the 1960s, and had the 1965 hit The "In" Crowd which was covered by Bryan Ferry from Roxy Music fame. in the 1970s. and entered the 1970s by appearing in the musical Hair, and he also joined a band called Pollution. The manager of the group was the actor who played Jethro in the 1960s TV series The Beverley Hillbillies, and with his help managed to sign up to Decca in 1972.

Dobie teamed up with writer Mentor Williams who also wrote for Rod Stewart, Rolling Stones and Ringo Starr in the 1970s. Dobie released the record Drift Away from his album Reunion, and it became a worldwide hit.

Dobie died at the age of 71.