Ray Charles, musician. One of the first african-american musicians to be given artistic control by a mainstream record company. regarded as a pioneer of soul music by fusing rhythm and blues, gospel, and blues styles.
Ray Charles, native of Albany Georgia. "Georgia On My Mind"
Ray Charles....I wish I had a job I was this enthusiastic about...oh to get paid to do what you love...
Ray Charles $1.50 to get in Ray Charles Robinson was born in Albany, Georgia and became a world class musician fusing blues and gospel music to create R&B while experimenting with country music and other genres.