Ray Charles Style

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 ƒ?? June 10, 2004), known by his stage name Ray Charles, was an American pianist and singer, who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues. He brought a soulful sound to country music and pop standards through his Modern Sounds recordings, as well as a rendition of America the Beautiful” that Ed Bradley of 60 Minutes called the “definitive version of the song an American anthem ƒ?? a classic just as the man who sung it.” Frank Sinatra called him “the only true genius in the business”. “