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Brother Ray

Ray Charles" own story

by Ray Charles

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Charles, Ray, 1930-,
    • Singers -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRay Charles and David Ritz.
      ContributionsRitz, David.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.C46 A3 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 348 p. :
      Number of Pages348
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1714727M
      ISBN 100306804824
      LC Control Number92017010

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      Brother Ray | Ray Charles () led one of the most extraordinary lives of any popular musician. In Brother Ray, he tells his story in an inimitable and unsparing voice, from the chronicle of his musical development to his heroin addiction to his tangled romantic life. Ray Charles () led one of the most extraordinary lives of any popular musician. In Brother Ray, he tells his story in an inimitable and unsparing voice, from the chronicle of his musical development to his heroin addiction to his tangled romantic life/5(70).

      Ray Charles Robinson was born in Albany, Georgia, on Septem His father, Bailey Robinson, worked as a railroad mechanic and handyman; his mother, Aretha Robinson, worked in a sawmill and sometimes washed other people's clothes to make extra money. In his autobiography (the story of his own life) Brother Ray, Charles remembered. Ray Charles (–) led one of the most extraordinary lives of any popular musician. In Brother Ray, he reveals his life story unsparingly, from the chronicle of his musical development to his heroin addiction to his tangled romantic life.. Overcoming poverty, blindness, the loss of his parents, and the pervasive racism of the era, Ray Charles was acclaimed worldwide as a .


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