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40 Years of Genius: Ray Charles

Pete Grendysa, Record Collectors' Monthly, November 1988

YOU CAN RUN to the mountains and you can hide out in a dingy jazz club in SoHo, but you can't escape Ray Charles. Not that you would want to escape this many-faceted musical genius, equally at home harmonizing with Willie Nelson, jamming with Wynton Marsalis, and shouting his own brand of anguished blues.

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