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Ray Scott

Ray Scott at the Maverick Saloon & Grill in Santa Maria, California, May 17, 2006
Background information
Birth name Carlton Ray Scott[1]
Origin Semora, North Carolina, USA
Genres Country
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Acoustic guitar
Years active 2003-present
Labels Warner Bros. Nashville, Jethropolitan
Associated acts Randy Travis, Clay Walker

Carlton Ray Scott (born in Semora, North Carolina) is an American country music artist. He started his first band at age nineteen, and later moved to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the Music Business Institute. After receiving an Associate's degree, he moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, where he started another band before moving again, to Nashville, Tennessee. While there, Ray began writing songs, and landed two chart hits as a songwriter: "A Few Questions" by Clay Walker and "Pray for the Fish" by Randy Travis.[2]

He eventually signed to Warner Bros. Records as a singer in 2005, releasing the album My Kind of Music.[2] The album produced three singles in "My Kind of Music" (which peaked at #39 on the Hot Country Songs charts[1]), "Gone Either Way" and "I Didn't Come Here to Talk." After "I Didn't Come Here to Talk" failed to chart, Scott left Warner Bros. Records. His second album, Crazy Like Me, was released in 2008 on Jethropolitan Records.





Year Album details Chart Positions
US Country US Heat
2005 My Kind of Music 39 4
2008 Crazy Like Me
  • Released: 2008
  • Label: Jethropolitan


Year Title US Country[1] Album
2005 "My Kind of Music" 37 My Kind of Music
2006 "Gone Either Way" 53
"I Didn't Come Here to Talk"
2008 "Sometimes the Bottle Hits You Back" Crazy Like Me

Music videos

Year Video Director
2005 "My Kind of Music" Shaun Silva


  1. ^ a b c Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc.. pp. 371. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ a b Monger, James Christopher. "Ray Scott biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 

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