Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys.
Another 8 wins & 4 nominations.
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1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
2 Interviews |
39 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I never considered myself part of rock 'n' roll. My stuff was more adult. It was more difficult for teenagers to relate to; my stuff was filled with more despair than anything you'd associate with rock 'n' roll. Since I couldn't see people dancing, I didn't write jitterbugs or twists. I wrote rhythms that moved me. My style required pure heart singing.
Not to be confused with the choral director, Ray Charles
, of The Ray Charles Singers
on Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall
(1948) (1955-1963). Ray actually performed, with The Ray Charles Singers as his chorus, along with "The Raelettes", on three episodes of "The Perry Como Show" from 1958-1961. "What'd I Say" was one of the songs performed. and that 1961 performance can be seen on the US Public ...
His large smile and dry humor