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Ray Charles

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: September 23, 1930 | Died: June 10, 2004    

”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
piano
said; there are only two kinds of music - good and bad. And you can tell when something is good.”...
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    Ray Charles: Genius Love Company – 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

    Concord Records
    2014
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    Ray Charles, The Ultimate Collection

    Abracadabra Music
    2014
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    The Genius Sings The Blues

    Abracadabra Music
    2012
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    The Very Best Of Ray Charles

    Abracadabra Music
    2012
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    Ray Charles: The Complete ABC Recordings 1959-1961

    Le Chant du Monde
    2012
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    Ray Charles Live in Concert

    Concord Music Group
    2011
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    Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles

    Concord Music Group
    2011
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