Ray Charles

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  • All I Think About
  • July 2022
  • 1 Song

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Hit the Road JackE
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Georgia On My MindE
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I Can't Stop Loving You
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Mess Around
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What'd I Say, Pt. 1 & 2 [2005 Mono Remaster]

Albums

  • spiral love

    Jul 2022 • 20 songs

  • Live In Stockholm 1972

    May 2022 • 9 songs

  • You (feat. Trilla Kid)

    Feb 2022 • 1 song

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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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