Career Highlights

Performed at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee

Performed at the La Mamounia in Marrakech, Morocco

Performed at the Hotel Reisen in Stockholm, Sweden

Performed at the Kempinski Hotel in Berlin, Germany

Performed at The Kowloon Hotel (formerly known as Hong Kong Hotel) in Kowloon, Hong Kong

Performed at most of the major hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas strip, such as New York New York, MGM, Treasure Island and The Mirage.

Awarded brass note on Beale Street Brass Note Walk of Fame 
“To recieve this great honor from my home town of Memphis, Tennessee, is one of the highlights of my life. To have my family and friends there to share in this Brass Note dedication was very special and a moment I will never forget. My brass note, number 37, is now imprinted on Beale Street forever.”

“James Clark, the owner of Eel Etc., is the reason this opportunity existed. I am forever grateful to him and he will always be known to me as my brother from another mother.”

“Raul, my best friend, who passed away, was closer to me than anyone else in my life. He was there for me from the beginning of my musical career until his death in 2006. That is why I was happy to have him honored and mentioned on my brass music note. I am very happy that he is there.”

Read more about the Ray Glover’s Brass Note Walk of Fame, number 37

Brass note officially presented by Memphis Mayor, Willie H. Herenton
“Memphis Mayor, Willie H. Herenton, the first black mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, is a great friend and supporter of my music, even prior to becoming mayor. He was always gracious and very kind. I was very thrilled that he was the one to officially present me with the brass note on Beale street.”

Semifinalist for Metropolitan Opera auditions in 1984
“Four singers were selected for the semifinals in the West Tennessee District Division of the Metropolitan Opera auditions. The winners were Kallen Esperian, mezzo-soprano; Nancy Collins, soprano; Charles Billings, bass-baritone; and Ray Glover, baritone. All are from Memphis.”

Read more about the 1984 Metropolitan Opera Auditions