I Love Ray Charles

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    Good Taste

    As well listing to Ray Charles I also enjoy the music of  Fats  Domino
    salar1 salar1
    51-55, M
    8 Responses Feb 2, 2009

    Sunshine

    My dad had Ray Charles on LP's (Google it if you don't know what an LP is LOLOL). The sound of that record loading on the stereo...the needle falling into place...the scratch and static right before the music....then the horns...."The other night, as I lay sleeping...."Damn good...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 21, 2011

    Great Music

    I love Ray Charles and his raspy voice.  He smile so big when he sings.  He's amazing.
    raeanne79 raeanne79
    31-35, F
    Feb 1, 2010

    Mr. Charles, Have You Been Blind All Your Life?

    "Not yet."  True story.  I love that one.  It's not possible to praise Ray Charles too highly.  Like Nina Simone, he too recorded some awful material, "I can see clearly now," and other pop rubbish, not to mention the time he spent doing...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto
    56-60, M
    8 Responses Aug 14, 2007

    Saw Him Once

      At a concert in Savannah about a dozen years ago.  What a wonderful performance.  And, of course, he closed with "Georgia On mY Mind".  What a wonderful experience walking out into the moonlight in the pines!   PS - I got to see him up real...
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 31, 2009

    His Voice

    I love his voice.  He has an amazing voice.  I also look up to people with disabilities that don't let their disability hold them back.  He is a great artist with some very beautiful songs. 
    rondat rondat
    41-45, F
    Dec 23, 2007

    Ray.

    I like Ray Charles"s music I saw his Movie starring  Jamie Fox,Good movie, but What A sad life. His music was so good, that made the movie less depressing.
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777
    70+, F
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2009

    Tell Me You'll Wait For Me

    A touching Ballad. Bittersweet.
    AwesomeAngel AwesomeAngel
    22-25, F
    Jul 4, 2012

    A Legend

    Ray Charles was amazing. He knew how to treat a song with respect and make it sound great without singing a lot of fast paced notes. "Georgia on my mind" is a masterpiece but im not sure he was the one who wrote it though. "Hit the road Jack" is just a classic...
    Wraither Wraither
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 13, 2007

    What'd I Say...

    Tell me what'd I saySee the Girl with the red dress on...(Where are my Ray Bans?)Baby feel so good!!! 
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 22, 2011

    8 Tracks of Ray

    I grew up listening to this man and will never forget him.
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2008

    I Was Bought Up Listening T...

    I was bought up listening to Ray Charles. My Mum gave me all her records she had of him. {vinyl}. All the old favorites, "Hit The Road Jack", Unchain My Heart"..on and on. One of my personal favotites is, "Busted". I love the words and laugh.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 2, 2009

    Grateful

    The great hits of Ray Charles belong to my childhood memories.  I cant stop loving you and Georgia are world heritage.  His songs have the power of hymns. His passion, his mastership and performance made him into an icon.  The beauty I associate with America is...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Mar 12, 2010

    Night Time...

    I want you to hold my handYeah, As tight as you canI know the night timeIs the right timeTo be with the one you love...... 
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 21, 2011

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