ROBERT CRAY

RnB / Blues • United States
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The guitarist who brought blues back to the charts in the '80s via songs that defined blues themes but added modern and personal twists.

Tin-eared critics have frequently damned him as a yuppie blues wannabe whose slickly soulful offerings bear scant resemblance to the real down-home item. In reality, Robert Cray is one of a precious few young blues-based artists with the talent and vision to successfully usher the idiom into the 21st century without resorting either to slavish imitation or simply playing rock while passing it off as blues. Just as importantly, his immensely popular records helped immeasurably in jump-starting the contemporary blues boom that still holds sway to this day. Blessed with a soulful voice that sometimes recalls '60s great O.V. Wright and a concise lead guitar approach that never wastes notes, Cray's rise to international fame was indeed a heartwarming one. For a guy whose 1980 debut
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Strong PersuaderStrong Persuader
Mercury 1990
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$1.49 (used)
In My Soul (PRD74362)In My Soul (PRD74362)
Mascot Label Group 2014
$10.66
$5.02 (used)
The Definitive CollectionThe Definitive Collection
Remastered
Hip-O 2007
$8.59
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4 Nights of 40 Years Live (CD + DVD)4 Nights of 40 Years Live (CD + DVD)
Provogue 2015
$12.99
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Shame + A SinShame + A Sin
Mercury 1996
$9.08
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Heavy Picks: The Robert Cray Band CollectionHeavy Picks: The Robert Cray Band Collection
Mercury 1999
$5.85
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I Was WarnedI Was Warned
Mercury 1994
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ROBERT CRAY Discography

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ROBERT CRAY Who's Been Talkin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Who's Been Talkin'
Blues 1980
ROBERT CRAY Bad Influence album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bad Influence
Blues 1980
ROBERT CRAY False Accusations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
False Accusations
Blues 1985
ROBERT CRAY Strong Persuader album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Strong Persuader
RnB 1986
ROBERT CRAY Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark
RnB 1988
ROBERT CRAY Midnight Stroll album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Midnight Stroll
RnB 1990
ROBERT CRAY I Was Warned album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Was Warned
RnB 1992
ROBERT CRAY The Score album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Score
Blues 1992
ROBERT CRAY Shame + A Sin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shame + A Sin
Blues 1993
ROBERT CRAY Some Rainy Morning album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Some Rainy Morning
Blues 1995
ROBERT CRAY Sweet Potato Pie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sweet Potato Pie
RnB 1997
ROBERT CRAY Take Your Shoes Off album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Take Your Shoes Off
Blues 1999
ROBERT CRAY Shoulda Been Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shoulda Been Home
RnB 2001
ROBERT CRAY Twenty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Twenty
RnB 2005
ROBERT CRAY This Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Time
RnB 2009
ROBERT CRAY Nothin But Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nothin But Love
RnB 2012
ROBERT CRAY Time Will Tell album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Time Will Tell
RnB 2013
ROBERT CRAY In My Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In My Soul
RnB 2014
ROBERT CRAY Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm
RnB 2017

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ROBERT CRAY live albums

ROBERT CRAY Robert Cray With Albert Collins ‎: In Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Robert Cray With Albert Collins ‎: In Concert
Blues 1999
ROBERT CRAY Live From Across The Pond album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live From Across The Pond
RnB 2006
ROBERT CRAY Live At The BBC album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The BBC
RnB 2007
ROBERT CRAY Cookin' In Mobile album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cookin' In Mobile
Blues 2010
ROBERT CRAY 4 Nights Of 40 Years Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
4 Nights Of 40 Years Live
Blues 2015
ROBERT CRAY Authorized Bootleg: Live / Outdoor Concert, Austin, Texas 5/25/87 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Authorized Bootleg: Live / Outdoor Concert, Austin, Texas 5/25/87
Blues 2015
ROBERT CRAY Robert Cray with Stevie Ray Vaughan : Live At Redux Club album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Robert Cray with Stevie Ray Vaughan : Live At Redux Club
Blues 2016

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ROBERT CRAY King Biscuit Flower Hour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King Biscuit Flower Hour
Blues 1989

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