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June 14, 2021 59 min
Host Nate Wilcox is joined by musician and music historian Brooks Long to kick off their David Ritz book club with a discussion of his first book “Brother Ray: His Own Story” the classic autobiography Ritz co-wrote with Ray Charles. The conversation covers Charles' difficult childhood, his rise to fame with Atlantic Records, how he combined gospel and R&B to invent Soul music and his move to ABC Records and establishment as an American pop icon. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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