American singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer.- Ray Charles
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American record label founded in New York City in 1955.
Ray Charles formed Tangerine Records in March 1962 and arranged for ABC-Paramount to distribute Tangerine's records.
Popular music genre that originated in the African American community throughout the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Ray Charles is often cited as popularizing the soul music genre with his series of hits, starting with 1954's "I Got a Woman".
Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music is a studio album by American singer and pianist Ray Charles.
American singer and pianist whose soft-toned, slow-paced nightclub style influenced West Coast blues in the 1940s and 1950s.
He influenced such performers as Floyd Dixon, Cecil Gant, Ivory Joe Hunter, Percy Mayfield, Johnny Ace and Ray Charles.
Music journalist who turned music producer, and was a major influence on American popular music from the 1950s through the 1980s.
He coined the term "rhythm and blues", and was integral in signing and/or producing many of the biggest acts of the time, including Ray Charles, the Allman Brothers, Chris Connor, Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, Wilson Pickett, Dire Straits, Dusty Springfield and Bob Dylan.
American record producer, musician, songwriter, composer, arranger, and film and television producer.
At age 14, Jones introduced himself to 16-year-old Ray Charles after watching him play at the Black Elks Club.
Music genre and musical form which originated in the Deep South of the United States around the 1860s by African-Americans from roots in African-American work songs and spirituals.
There are also 16-bar blues, such as Ray Charles's instrumental "Sweet 16 Bars" and Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man".
American record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson.
Over its first 20 years of operation, Atlantic earned a reputation as one of the most important American labels, specializing in jazz, R&B, and soul by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave, Ruth Brown and Otis Redding.
1930 song written by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell and first recorded that same year by Hoagy Carmichael.
However, the song has been most often associated with soul singer Ray Charles, who was a native of the U.S. state of Georgia and recorded it for his 1960 album The Genius Hits the Road.
Seaport city on the West Coast of the United States.
The jazz scene nurtured the early careers of Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Ernestine Anderson, and others.