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Our extensive ray charles biography traces his life from childhood through a variety of jazz, swing, r&b and country and western recordings and awards. The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician ray charles, from his humble beginnings in the south, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s. In the popular imagination ray charles will probably always be linked with his rendition of georgia on my mind, his number-one pop hit of 1960. Find a ray charles - the genius of ray charles first pressing or reissue complete your ray charles collection shop vinyl and cds. Ray charles song lyrics collection browse 1617 lyrics and 5495 ray charles albums.
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Ray charles (born charles raymond offenberg september 13, 1918 - april 6, 2015) was an american musician, singer, songwriter, vocal arranger and conductor who was best known as organizer and leader of the ray charles singers who were featured on perry como's records and television shows for 35 years and were also known for a series of 30 choral record albums produced in the 1950s and 1960s. Ray charles on wilson & alroy's record reviews, which contains reviews of about 4,000 records - rock and roll, pop, jazz, funk, punk, hip hop, latin - plus concerts, books about music, top 10 lists, and generally a whole lot of ranting. Ray charles biography, news, photos, videos, movie reviews, press releases, quotes | ray charles (born ray charles robinson, 2391930 - 1062004)ray charles was an. Listen to your favorite songs from ray charles - georgia on my mind by ray charles now stream ad-free with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet.
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