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  • Lune Safari
  • September 2020
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America The Beautiful
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Georgia On My MindE
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Hit the Road JackE
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The Right TimeE
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Mess AroundE

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  • You Were My Women

    Sep 2020 • 1 song

  • You and Me

    Sep 2020 • 1 song

  • Bitter Sweetness of a  Blues Genius (The 2020 Remasters)

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    Ray Charles was the musician most responsible for developing soul music. Singers like Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson also did a great deal to pioneer the form, but Charles did even more to devise a new form of black pop by merging '50s R&B with gospel-powered vocals, adding plenty of flavor from contemporary jazz, blues, and (in the '60s) country. Then there was his singing; his style was among the most emotional and easily identifiable of any 20th century performer, up there with the likes of Elvis and Billie Holiday. He was also a superb keyboard player, arranger, and bandleade...
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