Robert Cray


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Musician, Guitarist

Robert Cray walked into his local music store as a kid and dreamed of owning his own Fender Stratocaster. After years of playing the blues, his career took off to the point that Fender approached him to create a Robert Cray model Stratocaster, which thrilled him to no end.  He was also honored to perform with some of the great musicians who influenced him as a young musician, greats like John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters.  Robert's recordings and live performances include the styles and songs of his early heroes and, of course, his Stratocaster!