Ray Charles

HideShow resource information

Who did Ray Charles influence?

Elvis Presley

Arethra Franklin

Stevie Wonder

Van Morrison

1 of 6

Who was Ray Charles main influence?

Early Career of Nat "King" Cole

2 of 6

What were his most famous singles?

Hit The Road Jack

Georgia On My Mind

I Got A Woman

What I'd Say

The Things That I Used To Do

This Little Girl of Mine

Drown In My Tears

3 of 6

What were his best known albums?

The Genius Hits The Road

Dedicated To You

Genius and Soul = Jazz

4 of 6

What labels did he record under?

Atlantic

Hollywood

ABC

Tangerine

Columbia

5 of 6

Why was he such an inspiration to many artists?

He was blind from a very young age and from a piano from the blind school he learnt how to play it just by ear. His music was combination between Jazz and pop music to make it popular for blacks and whites

6 of 6

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Music Technology resources:

See all Music Technology resources »See all Soul Artists resources »