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: Where you from Ray? Ray Charles
: North Florida. Jeff Brown
: Old North Florida boy. Your people still down there? Ray Charles
: Naw. Jeff Brown
: All right. Hey, pardon me for asking, but how do you get around so good without a cane or a dog? Ray Charles
: How do you get around so good without a cane or a dog? Jeff Brown
: I'm sorry, I didn't mean to pry. Ray Charles
: My ears gotta be my eyes, man. Everything sounds different, you know? That's why I wear hard sole shoes so I can hear the echo of my footsteps off the wall. When I pass by an open doorway the sound changes. Jeff Brown
: Wow, that's cool. Ray Charles
: You gotta learn pretty quick if you want to get around on your own.
: Marge is drunk, Jeff. Go home and sleep it off. Jeff Brown
: Let me take you home. Margie Hendricks
: No. I'll leave when I'm good and goddamn ready to. Ray Charles
: She's good and goddamn ready right now.
[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.
: 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.
[after Ray accuses Jeff of stealing
] Ray Charles
: How could you do that? We've been through so much. We were like brothers. Jeff Brown
: Ray... if we were like brothers, why are you paying Joe more than you're paying me? Ray Charles
: Damn all that. You broke my heart. Jeff Brown
: Well you know what, Ray? You broke mine a long goddamn time ago. Ray Charles
: Well, there it is.
[Jeff walks away
] Jeff Brown
: You know something, Ray? You're gonna get yours one day. And I pray to God he has mercy on your soul, you son of a bitch!