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Mark Gray
Birth name Mark Eugene Gray[1]
Born October 24, 1952 (1952-10-24) (age 57)
Origin Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Genres Country
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals, keyboards
Years active 1979-1985
Labels Columbia
Associated acts Exile

Mark Eugene Gray (born October 24, 1952 in Vicksburg, Mississippi) is an American country music artist. He has recorded both as a solo artist for Columbia Records and as a member of the country pop band Exile, of which he was a member between 1979 and 1982.

Gray's solo career includes three albums and eight Top 40 country hits, of which the highest-peaking is the #6 Tammy Wynette duet "Sometimes When We Touch", a cover of the Dan Hill song. Gray also co-wrote "Take Me Down" and "The Closer You Get", both of which were originally recorded by Exile and later became Number One hits for Alabama. Other songs that Gray co-wrote include "It Ain't Easy Being Easy" for Janie Fricke and "Second Hand Heart" for Gary Morris.





All albums released on Columbia Records.

Year Album Chart Positions
US Country
1984 Magic 26
1985 This Ol' Piano 33
1986 That Feeling Inside 35


Year Single Chart Positions Album
US Country CAN Country
1983 "It Ain't Real (If It Ain't You)" 25 Magic
"Wounded Hearts" 18
1984 "Left Side of the Bed" 10 28
"If All the Magic Is Gone" 9 6
"Diamond in the Dust" 9 4 This Ol' Piano
1985 "Sometimes When We Touch" (with Tammy Wynette) 6 24
"Smooth Sailing (Rock in the Road)" 43 30
"Please Be Love" 7 3 That Feeling Inside
1986 "Back When Love Was Enough" 14 7
1988 "Song in My Heart" (with Bobbi Lace) 69 singles only
"It's Gonna Be Love" (with Bobbi Lace) 70



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