Robert Cray Band


Robert Cray (b. 1953) is a Grammy-winning blues rock guitarist and singer who became famous during the late 1980s. His best known songs include the Top 40 smash, "Smoking Gun" (1987), performed with his band. Cray played bass with the fictional R&B house party group, Otis Day & The Knights, as featured in the 1978 movie comedy, "National Lampoon's Animal House."

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Right Next Door (Because Of Me) (1987)
  • Smoking Gun (1987)
  • Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark (1988)

Pop charts debut year: 1987

Years active: 1974-present

Genres: Blues, blues rock, soul blues

Labels: Nozzle, Warner, Provogue, Vanguard, Sanctuary, Rykodisc, PolyGram, Mercury, HighTone, Tomato



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