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Ray Charles: Original Album Series

Ray Charles: Original Album Series

From All About Jazz

Ray Charles

AAJ Tells us, “…Singer and pianist Ray Charles‘ period with Atlantic Records, from 1953 to 1960, which is the subject of Warner/Rhino’s Original Album Series, was the most exciting in Charles’ long and well documented career. Preceding the country music years which began on ABC in the early 1960s, the Atlantic era found Charles recording albums rather than singles; establishing his own touring and recording band, and vocal group the Raelettes; and developing his unique blend of jazz, blues and gospel until, around 1958, it reached a level resembling a force of nature….”

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