Summer of Soul Notes

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The Pioneer of Soul Music: Ray Charles

The Pioneer of Soul Music: Ray Charles Ray Charles, also known as “a blind genius”, is one of the greatest artists in history. He was the first artist to integrate R&B, gospel, blues, rock, and country to what is known as soul music in the 1950’s and 60’s. This allowed him to create hits like […]

“Hit the Road”…to the 1960s: Ray Charles

I was born with the music inside me. That’s the only explanation I know. Ray Charles …Early life “Ray” was born Ray Charles Robinson on September 23, 1930, in Albany, Georgia. His father (who was a mechanic) and his mother (who was a sharecropper) moved the family to Greenville, Florida when he was an infant. […]