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Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004) was an American musician known as Ray Charles (to avoid confusion with champion boxer Sugar Ray Robinson.) He was a pioneer in the genre of soul music during the 1950s by fusing rhythm and blues, gospel, and blues styles into his early recordings with Atlantic Records. He also helped racially integrate country and pop music during the 1960s with his crossover success on ABC Records, most notably with his Modern Sounds albums. While with ABC, Charles became one of the first African-American musicians to be given artistic control by a mainstream record company.Frank Sinatra called Charles “the only true genius in show business.” more »


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I like enchiladas and old El Dorados that shine 
My old friend the guitar and songs and women and wine
They say that I'm livin' too fast, but I'm feelin' fine (yeah)
And I just keep easin' along in 3/4 time

Sometimes I get sideways and stay up all night writin' songs
They say it ain't healthy, but somehow I keep goin' on (I do)
I write what I feel and don't care if the damn thing don't rhyme (no)
Just gimme a C-chord and play it in 3/4 time (got it) 

It's a big old world and we all have to live out our lives
And one thing's for sure: ain't none of us gonna get out alive(sorry) 

So while I'm still kickin', I'm gonna keep pickin' my tunes
I like what I'm doin' and I hope it don't end too soon
'Cause all of my life there's one thing I keep hopin' to find (yes)
A woman who likes to make love in 3/4 time (be nice, ya know)


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