Sang title song "Ten Feet in the Air", a TV special about basketball (1973)
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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"I began to learn acceptance, direction, understanding and perception, all elements that had been sadly lacking in my life. I might have lived long enough to learn all this in the long haul, but I would have been just another soul taking up time and space before I learned." - on surviving a 1958 car crash. Rawls was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital. He was in a coma for five days.
His performance of "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine", during the 1977 Grammy Awards was disrupted by a coughing fit. He gamely kept performing and managed to finish the song.
Rich,smooth, baritone voice