‘Drift Away’ Singer Dobie Gray Dies

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Dobie Gray, the iconic voice behind all-time classic "Drift Away," died Tuesday in Nashville. The New York Times reports Gray was 71 and passed of complications from cancer-related surgery.

Below, take a look at an impassioned BBC performance of Gray's iconic 1973 hit. (If it doesn't sound familiar at first, stick around till the chorus. You'll realize how many hundreds of times you've heard and quite possibly loved it.)