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The Fluke That Wasn't: Reconsidering the Success of Ray Charles's Country Music Landmark
2 Feb 2015 // 9:40 PM

It's no accident that country is considered a white genre; it became white over time, and minimizing issues of race has been a key component of maintaining this whiteness.


Ray Charles: Genius Loves Company
14 Jan 2015 // 9:03 PM

Tenth anniversary re-release for Ray Charles’ last album Genius Loves Company; glossy AOR and superstar duets.

Ray Charles: Live in Concert
30 Jun 2011 // 5:00 PM

Don't know where to start with Ray? Here's a good place.


Songs of the Summers: The '60s
25 Aug 2014 // 7:00 AM

As it turns out, America's infatuation with sometimes kooky summer tunes is an old one.

Counterbalance: Ray Charles' 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music'
11 Jul 2014 // 4:01 AM

You give your hand to me, and then you say goodbye. I watch you walk away beside a lucky to never, never know the one who loves you so. Because you haven't listened to this week's Counterbalance. Ray Charles' 1962 landmark this week.


Songs of the Summers: The '60s 25 Aug 2014 // 7:00 AM

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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