The Wrays

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The Wrays
Also known as The Wray Brothers Band
Origin Oregon, USA
Genres Country
Years active 1983–1987
Labels CIS, Sasparilla, Mercury Records
Associated acts ?
Past members Bubba Wray
Jim Covert
Lin Phillips
Joe Dale Cleghorn

The Wrays, also known as The Wray Brothers Band, were an American country music group from Oregon composed of Bubba Wray, Jim Covert, Lynn Phillips and Joe Dale Cleghorn. Following two independent singles, The Wrays released a pair of singles on Mercury Records in the 1980s.[1] Their highest charing single, "You Lay a Lotta Love on Me," reached the Top 50 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1987.[2] After The Wrays broke up, lead singer Bubba Wray launched a successful solo career as Collin Raye.[3]


Year Single US Country
1983 "Reason to Believe"A 88
1985 "Until We Meet Again"A 93
1986 "I Don't Want to Know Your Name" 71
1987 "You Lay a Lotta Love on Me" 48
  • ACredited to The Wray Brothers Band.


  1. ^ "Collin Raye: Biography". CMT. Retrieved 2009-09-22. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (May 2006). Joel Whitburn's Top Country Songs, 1944-2005. USA: Record Research. p. 431. ISBN 0-89820-165-9. 
  3. ^ Huey, Steve. "allmusic ((( Collin Raye > Biography)))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-09-22.