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by Mildred Europa Taylor, at 10:15 am, June 10, 2018, History

5 interesting facts you should know about soul music legend Ray Charles

Ray Charles. Photo: Wiki CC

On this day in 2004, talented musician, singer and composer, Ray Charles Robinson passed away.

Born September 23, 1930, in Albany, Georgia, Robinson was one of the first African American artists to merge the blues with gospel to pave the way for rhythm and blues (R&B)music.

Fourteen years after his death, his music legacy still lives on. Here are five interesting facts about the life of this music legend:

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