A definitive portrait of one of America's most influential musicians describes Ray Charles's poverty-stricken youth, his seventeen-year battle with heroin addiction, his legendary fifty-year career, his personal life, and his music. 35, 000 first printing. Tour.Whenever he called, it seemed, Perry was out of town and nobody at WB could find him. ... \mmmm In January 1993, Ray sang aquot;America the Beautifulaquot; for President Clintona#39;s inaugural gala at the Lincoln ... wires, creating a thick electronic texture, which, though of no particular interest, did sound like the music on the radioanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Riverhead Books - 1998|