Tag Archives: Ray Charles

Saturday Open Thread | Christmas Jams

Recorded in 1985, The Spirit of Christmas finds Ray Charles performing a variety of holiday favorites with vocal assistance from the Raelettes and an appearance by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. The ten tracks mix standards and originals, including “Santa Claus … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Holiday Music

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), better known by his shortened stage name Ray Charles, was an American musician. Ray was a pioneer in the genre of soul music during the 1950s by fusing rhythm & … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Let’s Dance Week

We will continue our Let’s Dance Week. We are finishing up the list of the Best Party Songs from Timeout New York. 50-41 “Beat It” by Michael Jackson “Express Yourself” by Madonna “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang “Get Lucky” … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Holiday Spirit

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), better known by his shortened stage name Ray Charles, was an American musician. Ray was a pioneer in the genre of soul music during the 1950s by fusing rhythm & … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread |Unrequited Love Songs| Ray Charles

This beautiful song performed by one of the greatest Soul legends, Ray Charles. He sings to the girl he’s in love with all those words he doesn’t have the courage to tell her in person, hoping that some day she … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), better known by his shortened stage name Ray Charles, was an American musician. Ray was a pioneer in the genre of soul music during the 1950s by fusing rhythm & … Continue reading

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