Robert Cray has continued to be one of the most popular artists in blues and soul music for decades. Cray helped to shape the blues on the national scene in the 1980s with his breakthrough album Strong Persuader in 1986. His soulful and creative guitar work has been a dominant force in the blues for decades.
We recently got a chance to talk with him about his stunning music, illustrious career, and playing with so many other legends of the blues — as well as being one! Here’s how it went: