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The Staple Singers, 1975

Lab 20 Ray Charles

Played: RHYTHM AND BLUES/SOUL/COUNTRY

If we are going to talk about soul music, the story has to start with the amazing piano player, singer, songwriter, arranger, bandleader, and businessman, Ray Charles (1930–2004). He was born in Albany, Georgia, and began to lose his sight when he was very young. ...

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