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I Love Ray Charles

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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

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    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

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    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

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    Tell Me You'll Wait For Me

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

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    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

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    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

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    In The Heat Of The Night

    one of my besty,from the movie of the same name....
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Jul 22, 2011

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    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

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    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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    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

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    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

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    Related Experiences

    i love to listen to that guitar cover in You Tube
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    I cannot get Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles out of my head. There is something about the way he sings it that expresses a visceral sort of truth that I can't even begin to put...
    Affley Affley 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    When I was a teenager I started collecting movies. It was all VHS tapes back then. I still have my VHS collection. It's roughly between 500 and 600 movies altogether. Then came...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Bruce Dickinson Darkness Be My Friend Cold sunlight falling on me Cold sunlight falling on me I am a lonely man Sorrow is my friend Fall asleep as the dawn comes up A ray of hope...
    Shadowland666 Shadowland666 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    Dust-free Raymond mill consists of the host, finished cyclone separation collector, fan, dust collector, a communicating pipeline, the host of the feeding mouth host dust cover...
    linxiaomo linxiaomo 22-25 11 hrs ago

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    On veut parler de ces appareils de luxe que l'usage a introduits dans leurs cabinets. Le plus souvent, la pensée première de l'inventeur, dénaturée dans ces appareils pour rev...
    llloveu llloveu 18-21, F Jul 11

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    I learned that I had Raynaud's at the age of sixteen after I had been running blue and white whilst running at track practise. All I can say is that the diagnosis was more welcome...
    15konicchr 15konicchr 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    In no particular other 1. Hold Strong - Rob Bailey 2. Suicide - James Arthur 3. All of Me -John Legend 4. Boom - David Carreira 5. Broken - Lifehouse 6. Soldier - Gavin Degraw 7...
    laurielala11 laurielala11 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    --À Madrid.--Deuxième campagne d'Autriche.--Je suissergent.--Essling et Wagram.Sixième cahier: Rentrée en France.--Une bonne fortune.--Fêtes dumariage impérial. T shirt...
    qqww112014 qqww112014 22-25, M Jul 7

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    La distance est si grande entre les militants ou les élus qui intimident leurs adversaires pour obtenir un résultat et ceux qui agissent dans le respect de la liberté d...
    sfdfvcv12 sfdfvcv12 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    When I first received the itinerary for my trip to Ireland, I found myself drawn to the little town of Kinsale and wondered why. Now that I’ve returned, I can say Kinsale is...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 5

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    Tomorrow at 715 am on TCM we have a very good Maureen O'Hara and Charles Laughton movie called this land is mine. One of the rare films where a speech is made during a movie which...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 1

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    Today was great! Lovely nature walk with my friend. Very peaceful. "Your deepest roots are in nature. No matter who you are, where you live, or what kind of life you lead, you...
    captivateyourlife captivateyourlife 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Total ants on my pants syndrome. In the past 30 days I have visited CT, NYC, Charleston, SC and Surf city, NC. I absolutely LOVE to travel.
    NCGamerChick NCGamerChick 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    For me this quote helps me be that better person. Enjoy. 😊 "If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F Jul 1

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    God I just wish I could wake up in the twenties filthy rich! I could bob my hair and Charleston all night every night, if only...
    NinaKonstantinova NinaKonstantinova 22-25, F Jul 3

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    DON'T TRY -Charles Bukowski
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Jul 6

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    "I don't like jail, they got the wrong kind of bars there." -Charles Bukowski
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead. -Charles Bukowksi
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Jul 9

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    It takes a little while to get used to the idea that listening to audiobooks really is a form of reading. You don't get the full benefit that a book gives of building vocabulary...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jul 9

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    "The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it." ~Charles DeLint
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 10

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    "Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes." ~Charles Dickens
    intrigued4life intrigued4life 36-40, F Jul 11

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    Charles Dickens walks into a bar and orders a martini. The bartender asks,"Olive or twist?"
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts ~ Charles Dickens
    Fatlady580 Fatlady580 31-35 Jul 18

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    Roll The Dice" by Charles Bukowski if you’re going to try, go all the way. otherwise, don’t even start. this could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives, jobs and maybe...
    Anconia Anconia 26-30, M Jul 20

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    "Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles." Charles Chaplin
    Luvmylexus Luvmylexus 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Charles was getting annoyed and shouted upstairs to his wife," Hurry up or we'll be late." "Oh, be quiet," replied his wife. "Haven't I been telling you for the last hour that I...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been on this site many years probably 3 years U all became like a family to me and through sad and good moments ... I really love everyone especially those who heart and...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 7

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    Must we constantly seek love for ourselves from another individual? This love is selfish. Do we not realize we are already loved at a greater level than our imaginations can take...
    IAMHIM IAMHIM 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    Another Sugar Ray track I love Fly All around the world statues crumble for me who knows how long I've loved you everywhere I go people stop and they see twenty-five years old...
    greenrust greenrust 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Raye Collin - Not That Different Lyrics She said we're much too different We're from two separate worlds And he admitted she was partly right But in his heart's defense he...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F Jul 20

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    It just does something to you in here (touching heart) doesn't it? :) I don't know where my love comes from. I wasn't born or raised in a "blues mecca" at all. You barely, if ever...
    Misfitbrokentoy Misfitbrokentoy 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I love this song. This version, though I like Lana Del Ray's too.Also, she's absolutely gorgeous in this video.
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F Jul 9

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