Ray Charles Musician singer-songwriter composer arranger

Ray Charles is a 73 years old Musician singer-songwriter composer arranger from Albany. Ray Charles was born on September 23, 1930 (died on June 10, 2004, he was 73 years old) in Albany as Raymond Charles Robinson. His nickname was Robinson Ray Charles.

Ray Charles
Country:
United States
Birthday:
September 23, 1930
Death Date:
June 10, 2004 (age 73)
Birth Sign :
Libra

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Biography

Ray Charles Robinson was an American singer-songwriter musician and composer known as Ray Charles. He was a pioneer in the genre of soul music during the 1950s by fusing rhythm and blues gospel and blues styles into his early recordings with Atlantic Records. He also helped racially integrate country and pop music during the 1960s with his crossover success on ABC Records most notably with his Modern Sounds albums.
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His real name:
Birth name of Ray Charles is Raymond Charles Robinson
Is Ray Charles still alive?

No, he died on 06/10/2004, 18 years ago. He was 73 years old when he died. Cause of death: liver cancer. He died in Beverly Hills and buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery .

Ray Charles net worth

He had a net worth of 100 million dollars.

Works

Ray Charles Albums (73)

There are 73 albums of Ray Charles.

His last album Pop Classics released 1 year 1 month ago. When Pop Classics released, he was 90 years old. This album contains 4 tracks

His first album Ray Charles (aka: Hallelujah, I Love Her So) released 65 years ago, he was 26 years old when this album released. There were 14 songs in this album.

Pop Classics
Pop Classics
Country
Country
Jazz & Blues
Jazz & Blues
What'd I Say (2021 Remastered Version)
What'd I Say (2021 Remastered Version)

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Popular Ray Charles Songs

  1. I've Got A Woman (American Classics, released 6 years ago)
  2. Hallelujah, I Love Her So (100 Greatest 50s, released 2 years ago)
  3. What'd I Say, Pt. 1 & 2 (What'd I Say, released 63 years ago)
  4. I Can't Stop Loving You (Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Vols 1 & 2, released 13 years ago)
  5. Mess Around (100 Greatest 50s, released 2 years ago)
  6. Here We Go Again (Best of Jazz, released 3 years ago)
  7. It Had To Be You (Great American Songbook, released 4 years ago)
  8. Come Rain Or Come Shine (The Genius Of Ray Charles, released 63 years ago)
  9. Drown In My Own Tears (Ray Charles (aka: Hallelujah, I Love Her So), released 65 years ago)
  10. Hit The Road Jack (Zou bisou bisou, released 4 years ago)

Ray Charles Movies (34)

There are 34 movies of Ray Charles.

His first feature film was The Blues Brothers (1980, as Ray). He was 49 when he starred in this movie. Since 1980, he has appeared in 34 feature films. The last one is Jazzline - Ray Charles & Orchestra (2012). In this movie, we watched him in the himself character .

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Ray Charles movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Ray Charles TV Shows (21)

His first TV Show was The Ed Sullivan Show (1948).

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Awards (7)

Awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987 , awarded National Medal of Arts in 1993 , awarded Library of Congress Living Legend in 2000 , awarded Ordre des arts et des lettres , awarded Florida Artists Hall of Fame ,

What was Ray's zodiac sign?

Ray Charles zodiac sign was libra.

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