Jerry Ragovoy

Dobie Gray Texas-born singer/songwriter who took his stage name from one-time teenage TV icon Dobie Gillis, who first hit the charts with 1965’s vasty underrated The In Crowd, and who achieved some level of lasting fame with ’73’s Drift Away, a song written for him by Grammy-winning composer Paul Williams’ brother, Mentor Gary Moore Power guitarist for […]


Fun Facts — Songwriter Edition

by M.C. Antil on September 24, 2010

Did you know… That Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees wrote “To Love Somebody” specifically for Otis Redding, but that Redding died before he was able to record it?   That when native Hoosier Hoagy Carmichael wrote the music for “Georgia (On My Mind)” it was widely believed to be a song about a woman […]