Drift Away" is a song by Mentor Williams written in 1970 and originally recorded by John Henry Kurtz on his 1972 album Reunion. Mentor Williams was a country songwriter, and John Henry Kurtz was an actor and swamp rock singer. It was later given to soul singer Dobie Gray, for whom it became a surprise international hit; and the best known version. In 1973 the song became Dobie Gray's biggest hit, peaking at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 and certified gold by the RIAA
Drift Away (LP, Album). I first became aware of Dobie Gray at the age of 11, when a local DJ who lived next door brought me home a promo 445 of "Drift Away.
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Said Young, "Dobie Gray asked my father to join him in playing 'Drift Away' live. This was the first time since 1973 that they had played the song together. In the '80s my father was showing another guitar player how to play the intro to 'Drift Away,' but the other guy said he thought that my father was playing it wrong. The Rolling Stones recorded this in November 1973 during the sessions for their album It's Only Rock 'n Roll. This version was never released, but later showed up on YouTube. This has been featured in several movies, including the 1988 comedy Heartbreak Hotel (starring David Keith as Elvis Presley), the 2003 drama Wonderland (starring Val Kilmer), and 2006 sports biopic Invincible (starring Mark Wahlberg). It was also used on The Office (US), in the 2007 episode "Product Recall. More songs from Dobie Gray.
Drift Away DOBIE GRAY (Mentor Williams). Day after day I'm more confused So I look for the light in the pouring rain You know that's a game that I hate to lose I'm feelin' the strain, ain't it a shame. Oh, give me the beat, boys, and free my soul I wanna get lost in your rock and roll and drift away Oh, give me the beat, boys, and free my soul I wanna get lost in your rock and roll and drift away.
Dobie Gray never had the consistent recording career that, judging from his output, he surely deserved. Poor promotion, contract difficulties, bankrupt record label. omething always seemed to creep up and crush his career in its tracks. But with indefatigable energy, he kept on pushing, with the net result being only three Top 40 songs spanning fifteen years. Drift Away was the kind of song that had to make it, no matter how many curveballs it needed to dodge, simply because it was such a great record
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Some six years before Dobie Gray laid down his debut long-player Drift Away, the vocalist had established himself as a seeming 'one-hit wonder' with "The 'In' Crowd," scoring additional attention with "See You at the 'Go-Go'" and "Out on the Floor. While the latter pair barely made an impact on the charts Stateside, both were considered classics throughout Europe - especially among fans within the . s Northern Soul community.
Drift Away Tab. Dobie Gray. Last change: Jul 7, 2016. It's easier to learn songs in the Ultimate Guitar app for iPhone. I want to get lost in your rock & roll, E. and drift away.
Performer:Dobie Gray Genre: Soul Title: Drift Away Released: 1973 Style: Soul MP3 version ZIP size: 1300 mb FLAC version RAR size: 1256 mb Rating: 4.2 Votes: 445 Other Formats: FLAC WAV MOD AU AC3 VOX MP4