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RIP Dobie Gray

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Bard2dbone, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    Dobie Gray has passed away after battling cancer. Whenever I found myself exposed to the opportunity to do karaoke, my first choice of song was always 'Drift Away'. It was a favorite going all the way back to when I was in third grade, when it was new.

    Pop singer Dobie Gray dead in Nashville at age 69 - Yahoo! News
  2. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    RIP, Dobie.
  3. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    RIP, J. Blackfoot and Howard Tate have also died this week. December is being pretty hard on old school soul singers.:(
  4. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

    Aug 22, 2011
    I was 12 when "Drift Away" was all over the airwaves, so that became one of those formative tunes that's deeply ingrained in my pop music aesthetic. Glad to see Dobie had a successful career since then, sorry to hear he's gone.
  5. Sad to hear I too was blow away by Drift away RIP Dobie.
  6. RIP. My jazz group does a version of the In Crowd.

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