Biography

Ray Whitlock is from Ashland, Kentucky and is now living in Nashville, TN. He is a working class guy who has forged a true-to-it’s-roots rock/country/pop sound, combining elements of the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s music that picks up where the early nineties gave way to the grunge. While his vocals are on the cutting edge, his sound appeals to a diverse audience.

 From 1995 to 1998, Ray toured the U.S., Caribbean, and Canada with the country group CRY WOLF where he served as keyboardist and background vocalist. This gave him the opportunity to experience many exciting venues and develop true professionalism. 

From 1998 to 2003, ONE EYED GYPSY, which Ray fronted, shared the stage with some of rock’s greatest names. He has opened shows for MOLLY HATCHET, BAD COMPANY, .38 SPECIAL, DR. HOOK, KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS, BLACK OAK ARKANSAS, DAVID ALLEN COE, LFO, WILLA FORD, and Wind-up recording artist AMERICAN PEARL. 

2005 saw the release of Ray’s first solo CD. The CD which is entitled “NEW BEGINNING” was just that. Eleven fresh new country/pop/rock songs  hit the radio stations of America.

In 2009 Ray released a new Christian Rock CD. This has been something Ray has wanted to do for a long time. The CD has done well and is still being supported. The title track is in hte movie "Secrets In The Snow" released in 2012.

2010 saw the release of two new singles, both remakes, "Every Rose" by Poison is now on itunes and all major retailers as well as "Deeper The Love" which is on FNA/Sony records.

2011 released a new country/rock CD from Ray entitled "The Six Pack" Six songs recorded in Nashville that bring rock and country a little closer together. The CD features Ol' Cheap Wine by Mike Murphy, a veritable legend in the songwriting world. 

2012 released new rock CD!! Entitled "Let It Burn" 10 new tracks from writers Ray Whitlock, Corey Miller, Corey Barker, and Daryl Norman.  Featuring the song "She's My Angel"

2016 saw  a brand new single titled "Dare To Believe"!!!