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Ray Charles By Mike Evans

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Traces Ray Charles' amazing story from the abject disadvantage of being orphaned, black and blind in the South of the 1930s to the height of international success.

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Ray Charles: The Birth of Soul by Mike Evans

For a generation of musicians and fans, the late Ray Charles provided the catalyst that fused the previously largely exclusive genres of jazz, blues and gospel music. In an era when jazz and pop music were seemingly poles apart, the impact of Charles' music was truly revolutionary in that it brought together these strands and fans for the first time. Traces Ray Charles' amazing story from the abject disadvantage of being orphaned, black and blind in the South of the 1930s to the height of international success. Features exclusive first hand interviews and quotes from those who worked with, or were simply influenced by, the man who more than anyone else could truly be called the founding father of soul music.

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About Mike Evans


With a background as a musician on the Sixties rock scene, Mike Evans began writing about popular music in the Seventies as a broadcaster in local radio and freelance writer, his work appearing in Sounds, Cream, and as a regular contributor to Melody Maker. He is also the author of books on The Beatles, Elvis Presley and the music scene in New York.

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GOR010743323
Ray Charles: The Birth of Soul by Mike Evans
Mike Evans
Used - Like New
Hardback
Omnibus Press
2005-08-15
400
184449764X
9781844497645
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.