Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Charles The First

Robert Gordon, Q, March 1992

Ray Charles did soul music a big favour one day: he invented it. In 1992, the blind maestro they call "The Genius" is still going strong. "Music is a part of me, " he tells Robert Gordon. "I’ll keep doing it until the Good Lord pulls the curtain down."

Total word count of piece: 2216

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: