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Gary Wright (born April 26, 1943 in Creskill, New Jersey, USA) is an American and , most famous for his song “Dream Weaver”. He was also a member of ‘Spooky Tooth’ and has worked with ‘Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band’.

Gary Wright, a friend of George Harrison, appeared in a TV show at the age of 7. Later he came to Europe to continue studying psychology. In 1967 he joined the band Spooky Tooth as singer and keyboardist. After Spooky Tooth’s split in 1974, he continued his solo career culminating in “Dream Weaver”. The single peaked at #2 for 3 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1976, and went gold. It was also featured in the Wayne’s World film and soundtrack. Later that year, his follow-up single “Love Is Alive” also reached #2 (for 2 weeks). Ronnie Montrose played guitar on the Gary Wright song “Power of Love” from the Dream Weaver album.

This would be the last significant success Wright would achieve on the pop chart until 1981, when he returned with “Really Wanna Know You, a bouncy, bass-heavy song that hit #16. His 1981 song “Comin’ Apart” was sampled by Armand van Helden in the 2004 music anthem “My, My, My”.

On June 8, 2010, Gary Wright released Connected, his first new pop/rock album in over 20 years. The album’s lead single “Satisfied” has special guest appearances by Ringo Starr on drums, with both Joe Walsh and Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter on guitar. Wright continues to tour, most recently as a member of the ‘Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band’.

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  • sidney_adv

    Linda música!

    19 Feb 12:24pm Reply
  • richardneal

    Dream Weaver album is great, but Light of Smiles is superior.

    16 May 2012 Reply
  • leisuresuite

    and by this song i mean Love Is Alive

    6 Mar 2012 Reply
  • leisuresuite

    the organ break on this song lifts me

    18 Feb 2012 Reply
  • JohnLennonFreak

    Dreamweaver is beautiful *-* <3

    23 Jul 2011 Reply
  • WyldWoodFlower

    The new album is fantastic! The Dream Weaver still knows how to weave a beautiful tune!

    8 Jun 2010 Reply
  • RelicOfThe80s

    Gary is an honest musician- I got the chance to ask for advice once, & he told me that it isn't what he, or anyone else, thinks- it's what I think. Hope to work w/him one day.

    22 Jan 2010 Reply
  • Vanilla-villa

    Holy crap, he looks like Harrison too o.0

    25 Jul 2009 Reply
  • juggalettegurl4

    dreamweaver is amazing !!!!!!!!!!!!

    26 Mar 2009 Reply
  • porcelain_tree

    The Dream Weaver album was an immeasurable part of my teen years. Yeah, I'm that old. :) I played it endlessly. I can almost taste the vinyl. I feel trippy hearing it again.

    18 Apr 2008 Reply
  • MetallicaACDC

    Every time I hear Dream Weaver I think of that scene from Wayne's World.

    1 Dec 2007 Reply
  • generallee5686

    Its unbelievable that such a sweet song as Love is Alive isn't more popular.

    31 Dec 2006 Reply
  • studler

    Yesssss.

    23 Sep 2006 Reply

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