Works about Ray Charles
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Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1957/11/29 A midnight jazz concert features a legendary collaboration between pianist Thelonious Monk and tenor saxophonist John Coltrane and performances by Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Charles, Chet Baker and Sonny Rollins. Performer Carnegie Hall New York City
1958/12/00 Ray Charles improvises with a news song, "What'd I Say", to fill the last 12 minutes of a 4 hour gig in Brownsville, PA. Performer What I'd Say Brownsville Pennsylvania
1959/00/00 "The Genius of Ray Charles" album is released Performer The Genius of Ray Charles
1959/07/00 Recorded 18 February 1959, What I'd Say Part 1 is released June 1959 as a 7-inch single and Part II was released in July. Performer What I'd Say
1962/00/00 Ray Charles' 1962 version of "Your Cheatin' Heart" climbs to No on the Billboard Hot 100 and 13 on the UK Singles Chart. Performer Your Cheating Heart
1962/04/00 "Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music" album is released Performer Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music
1963/00/00 After his arrest for possession of pot and heroin, Ray Charles is sentenced to McLean for observation. Ray wrote, "The nicest part was meeting one of the nurses who I got next to a little later on". While there, Ray entertained his fellow patients. Criminal McLean Hospital National Register District Belmont

4 Creative Works by Ray Charles »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
The Genius of Ray Charles Performer Album 1959/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
What I'd Say Performer Song 1959/07/00
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Your Cheating Heart Performer Song 1962/00/00
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music Performer Album 1962/04/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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