Ray Charles

Ray Charles
1930 - 2004

Ray Charles  American Musician


Ray Charles (I) (1930–2004)
Soundtrack | Music Department | Actor
Date of Birth 23 September 1930, Albany, Georgia, USA
Date of Death 10 June 2004, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
(liver failure)
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Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship21 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship6 mths
Average Relationship Length11 yrs, 1 mth
First Name Ray
Middle Name Charles
Last Name Robinson
Full Name at Birth Ray Charles Robinson
Alternative Name The Genius of Soul, Brother Ray, The High Priest, Ray Charles
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd September, 1930
Birthplace Albany, Georgia, United States
Died 10th June, 2004
Place of Death Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death Acute Liver Failure
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Dark Shades.
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, St. Augustine, Florida, United States
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter and Musician.
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame "Hit The Road Jack" (1961).
Music Genre (Text) Rhythm and blues, Soul, Blues, Jump Blues, Piano Blues, Soul Blues, Gospel, Country, Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Rock And Roll, R&B, soul, blues, jump blues, piano blues, soul blues, gospel, country, jazz, vocal jazz, pop, rock and roll
Music Genre R&B, Pop/Rock, Blues, Jazz
Year(s) Active 1947–2004, 1947–2001
Music Style Soul, Early R&B, Piano Blues, Country Soul, Pop-Soul, Early Pop/Rock, Jazz Blues, Urban Blues, AM Pop
Music Mood Confident, Earthy, Energetic, Gritty, Party/Celebratory, Rambunctious, Rousing, Bittersweet, Bravado, Dramatic, Exuberant, Freewheeling, Organic, Passionate, Plaintive, Playful, Poignant, Swaggering, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earnest
Instrument Leader, Piano, Vocals, Keyboards
Instrument (text) Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Alto Saxophone, Trombone, piano, keyboards
Record Label Atlantic, Abc, Warner Bros., Swing Time, Concord, Columbia, Flashback, ABC
Associated Acts The Raelettes, USA for Africa, Billy Joel, Gladys Knight
Brand Endorsement (1976) Print ads: Craig Powerplay Car Stereo systems, (1985-86) Print ads: Pioneer's LaserDisc video system, (early 1990s) TV commercial (Japan only): Honda autos, (1988-89) TV commercials (voiceovers, w/The Temptations): California Raisins, (early 1990s) TV commercial: Diet Pepsi, (2003) TV commercial: Georgia state lottery, (2002) Radio commercial: for milk ad campaign, singing and piano playing
Official Websites www.raycharles.com/, http://www.raycharles.com
Mother Aretha Robinson
Brother George Robinson
Family Member Ray Charles Robinson Jr. (Son)
Friend Quincy Jones
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Onscreen Matchups


Hudson & Halls2002 TV Show
Spy Hard1996 Bus Driver Movie
Ray Alexander: A Taste for Justice1994 TV Movie
The Nanny1993 Sammy TV Show
Limit Up1989 Julius Movie
Who's the Boss?1984 Ray Charles TV Show
St. Elsewhere1982 Arthur Tibbits TV Show
The Blues Brothers1980 Ray Movie
The Jerry Lewis Show1967 Guest performers TV Show

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    Posted commentsView all comments (10)

    aizamasJan 8, 2014

    La canción "I Can't Stop Loving You" es de un romanticismo enorme.


    Ray Charles died in 2007, not in 2004 like you say here.

    omarsclubFeb 16, 2011


    Fred MarkeeApr 30, 2009

    Iam looking for a Ray Charles song about a father giving his daugher a way at her wedding

    destinee1Jul 15, 2008

    married 2 times i swear u had more women

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