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Buck Owens

Singing With Ray Charles

Ray Charles who would have turned 90 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Buck Owens, Joe Cocker, Billy Joel, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones , Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lewis, Aretha…

Post Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music

On this day (and following the success of Volume One), Ray Charles begins the recording of "Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two." As Marc Myers @ JazzWax puts it "the two volumes became landmark releases that shrewdly…