Ray Brooks first started as a vocalist in the Coral Club, while in High School. In 1958 began his career as a professional guitar player and singer at the Cloud '9' club in downtown Corpus Christi, Texas. He worked throughout south Texas, and backed such artists as Floyd Dixon and Gate Mouth Brown. In 1961 he went to Dallas, Texas and had the pleasure of working with Freddie King and the great Buster Smith. Ray arrived in Los Angeles, California the month of June 1963, And started to appear in all of the popular clubs of the time. In early 1968 Ray co-wrote 'Burbank Brown' that appeared in the movie Bob, Carol, Ted & Alice. In 1979 Ray was nominated for the Blues Grammy for his recording of 'Walk Out Like A Lady'.With the conclusion of that, He toured with the Job Corp. Around the country for four years, and shortly thereafter a tour began at Harrah's Club Lake Tahoe He has been touring Europe the last few years. In 1980 Ray toured South Africa three months with Cashears as the opening act for Tina Turner and ended in Reno with Billy Preston. Ray has been a part of The Oozie Blues Show. The optic 2000 commercial was filmed 10 July, 2007. The star was jimmy holiday, and Ray Brooks was the co-star. It is about sun glasses, and also is a national shoot for France. It was produced by Spad films. Chow...