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Ray Charles

Ray Charles goes to Paris (2000)

November 22, 2000 - Ray Charles performs at the Olympia in Paris, France<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/The-Genius-of-Ray-Charles-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='The Genius of Ray Charles' width='190'…

This week In Soul Artists 47/52

Earth Wind and Fire, Tina Turner, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Sly and The Family Stone, Big Joe Turner, Jr. Walker and The All Stars, Marvin Gaye, Ne Yo, Parliament, Ray Charles, Luther Vandross. They are the Soul Artists selected among the…

Ray Charles goes to Brazil (1963)

November 16, 1963 - Ray Charles a.k.a. "O Genio" performs in Sao Paulo, Brazil<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/The-Genius-of-Ray-Charles-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='The Genius of Ray Charles' width='190'…

We remember Leon Russell. ‘A Song For Leon’

This day (November 13, 2016), in Nashville, died Claude Russell Bridges a.k.a. Leon Russell, an American musician, singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ Willie Nelson, Ray Charles - A Song For You . w/ John Mayer - A Song For You .…

This week In Male Balladeers 46/52

Bill Withers, Bryan Ferry, Meat Loaf, Aloe Blacc, Morrissey, Don McLean, Frank Sinatra, Akon, Gilbert O' Sullivan, Gary Barlow, Robbie Williams, Barry Manilow, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Chris Martin They are the Male…

This week In Soul Artists 46/52

Earth, Wind, Fire, Sharon Jones, The Da, Missy Elliott, Chaka Khan, Maze, Etta James, Erykah Badu, Ruth Brown, Alicia Keys, Ray Charles, Irma Thomas, Aretha Franklin. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 335 Posts we publish this…

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special "Singing Broadway" in video<Enjoy!Track Listing : 1.Barbra Streisand / People (From "Funny Girl") - 05:01 . 2.Judy Garland / Get Happy…

Singing (and playing) With B.B. King

B.B. King who would have turned 95 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers and guitar players. We have selected twelve of them : Buddy Guy, John Mayer, Ray Charles, U2, Ruth Brown, Richie Sambora, Gary Moore, Tracy Chapman, David…

Singing With Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash, who passed away seventeen years ago today, has duetted with a myriad of singers in and out of his own show. We have selected twelve of themJoni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, June Carter, Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt, Willie Nelson, Ray…

This week In Soul Artists 31

Billy Preston, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Gloria Gaynor, Rufus, Funkadelic, Sal, Destiny's Child, Earth, Wind, Fire, Macy Gray, The Jackson 5, Kool and The Gang. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 291 Posts we publish this week.…

Singing (or Playing) With Van Morrison

Van Morrison, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of singers or musicians of all genres. We have selected ten individuals and three bands : Chet Baker, Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan , Ray Charles, Tom Jones,…

Happy Birthday Van Morrison. ‘Van The Man’

This day (August 31, 1945), in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is born Van Morrison, a singer-songwriter and musician.Digest Tracklist : Spirit Will Provide (2020) . Have I Told You Lately (2019) . Transformation (2017) . Too Late (2016) . Help…

Singing With Aretha Franklin

During her long career, Aretha Franklin, who passed away today two years ago, has duetted with several colleagues. We have selected fourteen of them : Dennis Edwards & Ronald Isley, Luther Vandross, Smokey Robinson, Lou Rawls, The Blues…

Ray Charles sings at Newport Jazz (1993)

August 14, 1993 - Ray Charles is at "Newport Jazz Festival" in Newport, RI<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/The-Genius-of-Ray-Charles-RVJ-SMALL.jpg' alt='The Genius of Ray Charles' width='190'…

Ray Charles sings at Antibes Jazz (1990)

July 19, 1990 - Ray Charles and his big band will be on stage at Antibes Jazz Festival in France<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Ray-Charles-Ray-Of-Light-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Ray Charles - Ray Of Light '…

This week In Soul Artists 26

Billie Holiday, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Etta James, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, the P Funk All Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo Warriors. They are the…

This week In Soul Artists 25

Ray Charles, Rachelle Ferrell, Booker T. Jones, Mavis Staples, Lionel Richie, James Brown, Chaka Khan, Childish Gambino, Terence Trent D'Arby, Incognito , D'Angelo, Maceo Parker. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 360 Posts we…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Digest Tracklist : Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City . A Song For You (1999) . What' D I Say (1997) . Hit The…

We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth BeatleDigest Tracklist : w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005) . w/ Eric…

This week In Soul Artists 20

Michael McDonald, Billy Preston, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Sharon Jones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sheila E, Prince, Earth, Wind, Fire, Candi Staton, Joss Stone, Alicia Keys, Luther Vandross, Beyonce, El DeBarge, Faith Evans, Brandy. They are…