Ray Charles, a true black artist

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  1. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    the only true genius in show business...sinatra
    This may sound like sacrilege, but I think Ray Charles was more important than Elvis Presley....billy joel

    ladies & gents, no intro needed, the coolest, most talented blues, soul, gospel, country, pop, rythem & blues artist entertainer on the planet...enjoy & post what you know..:hat:


    [video=youtube;HAjeSS3kktA]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAjeSS3kktA[/video]
     
  2. Bubbleguts420

    Bubbleguts420 2 word review, shit sandwich

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    One of my favorites...

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    :secret: It's 2013.
     
  4. Chief2Kick

    Chief2Kick I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Absolutely

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  5. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    way ahead of his time
     
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    yes

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  7. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    how could he be blind & that cool back then...he invented that.
     
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    [video=youtube_share;NZJxL3PrrLM]http://youtu.be/NZJxL3PrrLM[/video]

    they played this on the Cosby Show when Rudy was sad when she couldn't wear the dress she wanted to wear to a party :bigcry:
     
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    I dont think he would have made it with his pants around his asshole a backwards BB cap and singing about bitches.

    He was good for his time and will be listen less and less as time goes by.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    dam, i thot he was born blind....

    After witnessing the death of his brother, Ray would feel an overwhelming sense of guilt later on in life.Charles started to lose his sight at the age of five and went completely blind by the age of seven, apparently due to glaucoma.[SUP][13][/SUP][SUP][14][/SUP] He attended school at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind in St. Augustine from 1937 to 1945,[SUP][15][/SUP] where he developed his musical talent.[SUP][13][/SUP] During this time he performed on WFOY radio in St. Augustine. His father died when he was 10, his mother five years later.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    yup, you're right, now someone kill me...
     
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    Dude, there is always Jay Z to listen too.

    I agree, he was a great artist.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    it really sux that talentless rap/hip hop sidetracked the young black talent of this country into that horseshit....we wuz robbed:facepalm:
     
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    I want that song played at my funeral. :cool:
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    Charles left school after his mother died in 1946, when he was 15 years old. He moved to Jacksonville with a couple who were friends of his mother. For over a year, he played the piano for bands at the Ritz Theatre in LaVilla, earning $4 a night. Then he moved to Orlando, and later Tampa, where he played with a southern band called The Florida Playboys. This is where he began his habit of always wearing sunglasses, made by designer Billy Stickles
     
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    One of my all time favorite songs
    [video=youtube;_9T-RA6lk9U]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9T-RA6lk9U[/video]
     
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    jayz doesn't deserve to smell Ray's shit
     
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    The only thing I want to hear at my funeral is Fucking Tony is still alive...
     
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    Truth be told you dont deserve that either.
     
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    but i know it