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Ray Charles : musician

by Hubbard-Brown, Janet.

Format: Print Book 2008
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction j 92 CHA
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 92 CHA
 
 
Summary
Pioneering musician Ray Charles was one of the first performers of soul music—a combination of gospel, jazz, country, and rhythm and blues. Born into poverty to a single mother, he overcame blindness, racism, and the deaths of his brother and mother to play 10,000 concerts and win 12 Grammy Awards over a 58-year career.
Contents
Two crossover songs
A tragic beginning
On the road, age 16
Breakthrough
Song by song
Fame
The roller-coaster years
Learning to diversify
Legacy.

Additional Information
Series Black Americans of achievement, legacy edition.
Subjects Charles, Ray, -- 1930-2004 -- Juvenile literature.
Charles, Ray, -- 1930-2004.
Singers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American singers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Blind musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Singers.
African American singers.
Blind musicians.
Publisher New York :Chelsea House,2008
Language English
Description 111 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 101) and index.
ISBN 9781604130010 (hardcover)
1604130016 (hardcover)
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