life of Ray Charles

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In Music
  • Ray Robinson (Ray Charles) was born

    Ray Robinson (Ray Charles) was born
    Ray Robinson who will eventually become known as Ray Charles was born on september 23 1930 in Albany Georgia
  • ray charles brother died in 1935

    ray's brother died in 1935 by accidentally drowning in a washtub. ray watched helplessly as his four year old brother drowned
  • Ray charles went blind when he was seven

    by the time he was seven years old Ray charles went completlly blind due to glaucoma. which is a serious condition where there is a sometimes extreme buildup of pressure in the eye
  • named #1 male singer in international jazz critics pole

    in the 16th international jazz critics pole ray charles was named the #1 male singer
  • recieves NAACP image award in 1983

    ray charles recieved the NAACP image award of 1983
  • recieved kennedy honors center award1986

    ray charles recieved the kennedy center honors award
  • ray charles was inducted into the rock n' roll hall of fame

    in 1986 ray charles was inducted into the rock n' roll hall of fame
  • ray charles recieves the a lifetime achievement award

    Ray Charles recieves the lifetime achievment award for 1987
  • ray charles recied the national medal of arts

    in 1993 ray charles recieves the 1993 medal of arts award
  • Ray Charles recieves the lifetime achievement award

    ray charles receieved the lifetime achievement award for 1994
  • Ray Charles Died

    Ray Charles Died
    Ray charles died on june 10 2004
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    ray charles life

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    was a recording artist from 1956-2004