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Let's Remember The Legendary Ray Charles And His Incredible Performance Of 'Hit The Road Jack'

Date November 1, 2018

There are so many talented musicians who have passed away, but we still remember them and carry on their legacies.

Blind genius

How many of you actually know Ray Charles? Raise your hand, and we will give you a candy bar! 

The legendary musician and songwriter was born in Georgia in 1930. Charles was called 'The Father of the Soul' because he unbelievably combined several genres — jazz, blues, and gospel — and created incredible hits such as Hit the Road Jack, Georgia on My Mind, and Unchain My Heart. 

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He stole millions of hearts across the globe by perfectly playing music and songs. He was truly a legend and still remains one today. 

Ray Charles was a blind genius who became one of the most famous and influential figures in the music industry.

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Memories, sweet memories

In 1996, the talented musician was invited on Saturday Night Live to play his impeccable accomplishment, Hit the Road Jack. 

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His voice at live concerts was so touching and amazing that people could listen all day. Georgia on My Mind was also one of these songs. Ray Charles knew how to perform and carry himself on the stage. His music was something out this world and is still commonly heard nowadays.

The musician and songwriter died in 2004, after suffering from acute liver disease at the age of 72. Fortunately, he was surrounded by his family and close friends.

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Ray Charles may not be alive anymore, but his music will never fade away! 

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