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Ray Charles

Born: September 23, 1930 | Died: June 10, 2004    Primary Instrument: Piano

Ray Charles

”In music you just can't escape when something is beautiful,” Ray Charles recently said.

Added the legendary singer/pianist/composer, “Like a good song, you can't get away from a good song. You have a good song, and it will still be beautiful, even when somebody with a bad voice sings it. I love the old writers, who wrote beautiful love songs. I came up on those kinds of songs. But I have just as much love for blues and jazz too.

“It's like Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington
1899 - 1974
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said; there are only two kinds of music - good and bad. And you can tell when something is good.”...
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