Brother Ray: [Ray Charles' own story]

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Ray Charles (1930–2004) led one of the most extraordinary lives of any popular musician. In Brother Ray, he reveals his life story unsparingly, from the chronicle of his musical development to his heroin addiction to his tangled romantic life.

Overcoming poverty, blindness, the loss of his parents, and the pervasive racism of the era, Ray Charles was acclaimed worldwide as a genius by the age of thirty-two. By combining the influences of gospel, jazz, blues, and country music, he invented, almost single-handedly, what became known as "soul." And throughout a career spanning more than a half century, Ray Charles remained in complete control of his life and his music, allowing nobody to tell him what he could or couldn't do.

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subject_facet Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography, Singers -- United States -- Biography
title_display Brother Ray : Ray Charles' own story
title_full Brother Ray : Ray Charles' own story / Ray Charles and David Ritz, Brother Ray Ray Charles' Own Story, Brother Ray [electronic resource] : [Ray Charles' own story] / Ray Charles and David Ritz
title_short Brother Ray :
title_sub [Ray Charles' own story]
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, Biography & Autobiography, Nonfiction