Thursday, April 18, 2013

Ray Charles: "The Genius of Ray Charles"

Released in 1959,
this LP was in some ways Ray Charles
"breakout" recording
because it highlighted his soulful
vocal style.

Rolling Stone magazine has placed this album
at #263 on its list of The Top 500 Albums of All Time.

Listen to Ray's version of "Come Rain Or Come Shine"
from this recording.

Read more about Ray Charles HERE.

Liner Notes: Nat Hentoff

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