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    Those were one of Ray Charles’s most famous quotes. Ray Charles was the best rhythm and blues musician of all times. His love for music started at a young age and took him far in his future years. Above is a great musician he suffered great losses on his road to success. Ray Charles has faced many problems that a regular person couldn’t cope with but he never lost faith. Ray Robinson was born on September 23, 1930 (Ford 11), and one year later his brother George was born. Ray and his brother used

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    Ray Charles: Genius

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    Ray Charles was one of the greatest when it came to soul music. He integrated R&B, gospel, pop and country to create hits like “Unchain My Heart,” “Hit the Road Jack” and “Georgia on My Mind.” Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson also helped form this type of music, but didn’t play a part as big as Ray Charles. Although he was blind , he didn’t let that stop him from being considered one of the greatest artists of all time. Ray Charles was born on September 23, 1930, in Albany, Georgia. His father was a mechanic

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    thus creating a new blend of music called Soul. This master creator was known as Ray, Ray Charles. He used this new genre to address social and cultural issues of the great depression. Ray Charles was born Ray Charles Robinson September 23rd 1930 in Albany, Georgia USA. He lived in Georgia with his parents Aretha and Bailey for a couple of months before moving to Aretha’s hometown of Greenville, Florida. Here Ray lived most of his youth with his mother and younger brother George. It is unclear

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    Entry into the mundane world: Ray Charles was born on September 23, 1930 in Albany, Georgia (1). In his early years of life, Ray Charles was a son of a sharecropper and a mechanic. He and his parents moved to Florida at an early age. Ray Charles enjoyed interest in music by listening to Mr. Wiley Pit perform at the Red Café (1). Mr. Pit serves as the greatest foundation towards the Ray’s interest in music and wanting to play the piano. In addition, this influences some of Charles’s actions in his

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    Ray Charles once said, “I can't retire from music any more than I can retire from my liver. You'd have to remove the music from me surgically-like you were taking out my appendix ” Even though Charles was blind and no one knows what caused it, that still didn't stop him from being one of the best artists of all time. Ray Charles Robinson was born on September 23, 1930, in Albany, Georgia. His dad was Baiely Robinson. He worked as a railroad mechanic. His mother was Aretha Robinson. She worked in

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    Essay about Ray Charles

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    Ray Charles      Ray Charles was a revolutionary pianist and a soul singer who helped shape the sound of rhythm and blues. He brought a soulful sound to everything from country music to pop standards to “God Bless America.” His birth name was Ray Charles Robinson, but he shortened it when he entered show business to avoid confusion with the famous boxer Sugar Ray Robinson. I chose Ray Charles as the topic for my paper after seeing the movie Ray. After viewing this film I realized that there

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    Music Assignment Term 3 2015 Ray Charles Many look at Jazz Musician Ray Chaeles as being the ‘Father of Soul’, as he virtually created Soul music. By bring together the genera’s of gospel, blues, country, and jazz, Charles was able to create a groundbreaking style of music that had not yet been heard of in the music industry. Born Ray Charles Robinson on the 23rd of September 1930 in Albany, Georgia, Charles was raised by his two parents. Charles had witnessed the droning death of his younger brother

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    The impact that Ray Charles has had on American culture is nearly indescribable. Although unable to see, he was successful in making his artistic visions come to life by fusing the sounds of blues, gospel, jazz, and R&B, making him one of the leading soul artists of the 1950s. The legendary musician is recognized for being a pillar in the industry, credited with making strides in desegregating musical genres. Although he composed many of his early hits, Charles is considered to be an interpreter

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    Essay about Ray Charles Robinson

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    Ray Charles Robinson Ray Charles Robinson, more commonly known as Ray Charles (to avoid confusion with boxer Sugar Ray Robinson), was born in the southern city of Albany, GA on September 23, 1930. He was a prolific, multi-talented singer, pianist, bandleader, and composer who, when on stage captivated his audience not only by his musical ability, but also because he was a blind, African American man. He was given the nickname “the Genius” for his capability of combining the music

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    The Legendary Musician, Ray Charles Robinson Ray Charles Robinson was born on September 23, 1930 in Albany Georgia. His father was Bailey Robinson, a railroad repair man, and his mother was 'Retha. His father never married his mother. His legal wife was Mary Jane, who also helped to raise Charles. By the time he was three, young Charles was learning to play the piano. When he was five his brother, who was three at the time, drowned. A few months later Charles got the disease that would

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