Who sang the original "Drift Away"?

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  1. Syringer

    Syringer Lifer

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    I'm finding lots of results on google, the most popular one being Uncle Kracker :confused:
     
  2. imported_Salvatore

    imported_Salvatore Senior member

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    I always wondered this myself. Will look.
     
  3. dsfunk

    dsfunk Golden Member

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    same guy who sings center field
     
  4. BigJ

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    I believe it was the Doobie Brothers.

    EDIT: I believe it's Dobie Gray. It lists this song under his CD's on Amazon.com
     
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    Zenmervolt Supermoderator<br>The Garage<br>Elite member

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    It was most definitely _not_ John Fogerty. Try again.

    ZV

    EDIT: I'm not familiar with any Seger version of the song, though Bob may have covered it at some point. The voice in the original is _way_ too smooth to be Seger though.
     
  6. Syringer

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    Hmm, I think you may be right actually about the Doobie Brothers ^
     
  7. crab

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    Dobie Gray
     
  8. imported_Mike

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    the wire that is lime concurs

    ed: different "Drift Away"? Or maybe a remake
     
  9. BigJ

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    Yep, it's Dobie Gray.
     
  10. TheLonelyPhoenix

    TheLonelyPhoenix Diamond Member

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    Dobie Gray

    Damn, beaten to the punch... shouldn't have bothered with the link.

    BTW, Spider.
     
  11. TheBDB

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    Much better than Uncle Kracker
     
  12. SuperSix

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    Wrong - it's not John Fogerty.

    It was Dobie Gray.
     
  13. Iron Woode

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    Dobie Gray sang the original back in 1973
     
  14. Yossarian

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    stop watching American Idol and you won't ask such questions.

    Yossarian out.
     
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  16. EvilYoda

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    hehe, Yossarian beat me to it...but I watch the show, I don't care...being into singing myself, I like seeing the "talent" on the show. Today's guys...could have had better song selection for the most part, but the rocker that sang Drift Away was one of the better ones. Constantine, the other rocker, singing "Kiss From a Rose"...not good.