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Charles, Ray 1930-2004

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Ray by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

57 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven. Inspired by his mother who insisted he make his own way, he found his calling at the keyboard. 'Ray' follows as he overcomes drug addiction while becoming one of the country's most beloved performers
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

27 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Tibbs is a renowned homicide detective from Philadelphia returning to Mississippi in the sweltering summer to visit his mother, when a rich factory owner is found dead. The industrialist was white, Tibbs is black and in the Deep South at the time, that is enough reason for the local cops to arrest him on suspicion murder. After his identity and credentials are established, the Chief of Police lets Tibbs go and attempts to enlist his help in solving the case. An uneasy and complicated relationship develops between the southern Sheriff and the city slicker. Sidney Poitier stars as the superior sleuth who rediscovers the small town racism he escaped through his education. Rod Steiger is the local sheriff who is forced to examine his own prejudices and repent them
Genius loves company by Ray Charles( Recording )

57 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enhanced CD. Program notes included. Ray Charles, vocals and piano; in duets with various performers
Blue's big musical movie( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve, Blue and all their friends plan a backyard musical show. Promotes: critical thinking, music curriculum including notes, rhythm and tempo, problem-solving, confidence and self-esteem
Ray : original motion picture soundtrack by Ray Charles( Recording )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundtrack zum biografischen Spielfilm über die im Juni 2004 verstorbenen Soulikone Ray Charles (Regie: Taylor Hackford; USA 2004). Die Filmmusik besteht aus den Originalhits des blinden Sängers und ist so auch eine Art Best-of-Zusammenstellung
--Featuring Norah Jones by Norah Jones( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compliation of previously released cameos, duets and collaborations as a guest appearance
Christmas with the stars by Philippe Rombi( Recording )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and German and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Christmas carols sung by Natalie Cole, Ray Charles, Placido Domingo, Enya, Kiri Te Kanawa, Jose Carreras, and more
Anthology by Ray Charles( Recording )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playin' with my friends : Bennett sings the blues by Tony Bennett( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin( Recording )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree. In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the cocunut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no - Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom! The well-known authors of Barn Dance and Knots on a Counting Rope have created a rhythmic alphabet chant that rolls along on waves of fun. Lois Ehlert's rainbow of bright, bold, cheerful colors makes the merry parade of letters unforgettable
Sesame Street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate twenty years of music, Muppets, and more! Experience this captivating special marking the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking children's series that not only taught us our ABCs and 123s, but also about the world around us
Ray sings, Basie swings : Ray Charles + Count Basie Orchestra = genius² by Ray Charles( Recording )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ray Sings, Basie Swings is a posthumously created album that mixes previously unreleased Ray Charles vocal performances, recorded at live concerts in the mid-1970's, together with newly recorded instrumental tracks by the contemporary Count Basie Orchestra"--Wikipedia
The essential Willie Nelson by Willie Nelson( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-one remastered songs by Willie Nelson, including "Good Times," "Georgia on My Mind," "Everywhere I Go" with Emmylou Harris, and "Highwayman" featuring Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director and piano player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical footage in addition to interviews and performances
Celebration of America( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fourteen patriotic songs in a variety of genres, and includes facts about the history of the U.S., and a trivia question that relates to each selection
Shake, rattle and roll : rock 'n roll in the 1950s( Recording )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genius of Ray Charles by Ray Charles( Recording )

46 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let the good times roll -- It had to be you -- Alexander's ragtime band -- Two years of torture -- When your lover has gone -- Deed I do -- Just for a thrill -- You won't let me go -- Tell me you'll wait for me -- Don't let the sun catch you cryin' -- Am I blue -- Come rain or come shine
Here we go again : celebrating the genius of Ray Charles by Willie Nelson( Recording )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A salute to Ray Charles and some of his greatest hits by Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis, Norah Jones and Jazz at Lincoln Center
Brother Ray : Ray Charles' own story by Ray Charles( Book )

39 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born poor and black in the American Deep South, the author was blinded as a small boy and orphaned as a teenager. By age thirty-two, he was an acclaimed musical genius. This is the autobiography of a remarkable man
 
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Ray
Alternative Names
Brother Ray

Čārlzs, Rejs, 1930-2004

Charles Ray

Charles Robinson, Ray 1930-2004

Genius, The

Ray Charles, 1930-2004

Ray Charles Americký zpěvák klavírista a hudební skladatel

Ray Charles Amerikaans pianist (1930-2004)

Ray Charles amerikanischer Sänger und Komponist

Ray Charles amerikansk komponist og pianist

Ray Charles amerikansk kompositör och pianist

Ray Charles amerykański muzyk rockowy

Ray Charles cantante e pianista statunitense

Ray Charles chanteur, compositeur et pianiste américain

Ray Charles músic estatunidenc

Ray Charles músico estadounidense

Ray Charles muzician american

Ray Charles pianisto, kantisto kaj komponisto

Ray Charles yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Rejs Čārlzs

Rey Çarlz

Robinson, Ray C. 1930-2004

Robinson, Ray Charles.

Robinson, Ray Charles 1930-2004

The Genius 1930-2004

Ρέι Τσαρλς

Рей Чарлз американський співак, клавішник, і композитор

Рей Чарлс

Реј Чарлс

Робинсон Р. Ч. 1930-2004

Рэй Чарлз

Рэй Чарльз

Чарльз Р. 1930-2004

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ריי צ'ארלס זמר אמריקאי

ري تشارلز موسيقي أمريكي

ری چارلز پیانیست و آهنگساز آمریکایی

رے چارلس

रे चार्ल्स

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เรย์ ชาลส์

რეი ჩარლზი

레이 찰스

チャールズ, レイ

レイ・チャールズ

雷·查尔斯

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The Blues BrothersBlue's big musical movieChicka Chicka Boom BoomBrother Ray : Ray Charles' own storyRay Charles : man and musicRay CharlesThe blues singers : ten who rocked the world