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Quotes for
Fathead Newman (Character)
from Ray (2004/I)

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Ray (2004/I)
Fathead Newman: This ain't no weed, Ray. And we ain't snorting no bitch. This is boy! Boy'll make your ass null and void.
Ray Charles: Null and void, just like my life.

Fathead Newman: Look at Ray over there. You see that? He feels her wrist because he figures that's the way to tell if she's good looking or not.

Ray Charles: From now on we're gonna sing a four part harmony. Ethel, I want you to sing alto. Margie, I want you to sing tenor. Pat, soprano, and Mary Ann, bass.
Mary Ann Fisher: I ain't no bass. I'm a soprano.
Margie Hendricks: I'll sing bass. Where we come from we can sing anything.
Mary Ann Fisher: We talking about singing, sugar, not hog calling.
Fathead Newman: Oh that's cold.
Margie Hendricks: Who you calling a hog?
Mary Ann Fisher: Well, if the corn cob fits.

[Ray is recording "Georgia on my Mind"]
Margie Hendricks: Listen to that crap. I thought you said ABC wasn't gonna force nothing on him.
Jeff Brown: They didn't. It was Ray's idea. Something new.
Margie Hendricks: What are we then, Jeff? Something old?
Fathead Newman: Yeah. We got to eat too.

Fathead Newman: Ray, this fool, Joe Adams, is trying to fine me for being late.
Ray Charles: What time did you get here?
Fathead Newman: What? Just now. The band's still setting up. Jeff never...
Joe Adams: I'm not Jeff.
Fathead Newman: That's a fact, Jack.
Jeff Brown: Ray, you said the band was my thing.
Ray Charles: That's right, I did.
Jeff Brown: Fathead, you go on back to rehearsal.
Fathead Newman: Ray! You know how it is, you've been there.
Jeff Brown: Fathead, go on now. I'll take care of this. Ray you want to tell me what's going on man?
Joe Adams: I'm not doing anything I haven't been asked to do. Ray's running a business. He shouldn't have to waste time hearing why people were late.
Jeff Brown: I'm not talking to you, Joe. I'm talking to Ray.

Joe Adams: You don't have to talk to Ray, you're talking to me.
Fathead Newman: I'll talk to whoever I damn well please and it sure as hell ain't you.