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#230098 - Thu Jun 10 2004 01:00 PM Ray Charles Died
ladymacb29 Offline

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#230099 - Thu Jun 10 2004 01:05 PM Re: Ray Charles Died
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Such a wonderful man with amazing talent.

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#230100 - Thu Jun 10 2004 02:03 PM Re: Ray Charles Died
Disneylover Offline

Registered: Fri Apr 20 2001
Posts: 80
Loc: Utah USA
he will be missed!

#230101 - Thu Jun 10 2004 02:51 PM Re: Ray Charles Died
sue943 Offline

Registered: Sun Dec 19 1999
Posts: 37451
Loc: Jersey
Channel Islands    
I absolutely adored his music, a sad loss indeed.
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#230102 - Thu Jun 10 2004 03:33 PM Re: Ray Charles Died
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Registered: Wed Oct 10 2001
Posts: 1127
Loc: Louisiana USA
Nobody, and I mean nobody, could sing "America the Beautiful" like Ray Charles. It gives me chills. A very talented man that will be missed.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. - FDR

#230103 - Thu Jun 10 2004 06:01 PM Re: Ray Charles Died
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Loc: Melbourne
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...and Seven Spanish Angels took another Angel home...

Rest in Peace, were a master and will live on for many years to come...
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#230104 - Thu Jun 10 2004 09:13 PM Re: Ray Charles Died
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Registered: Wed Mar 21 2001
Posts: 1765
Loc: Michigan USA
This is so creepy, I was wondering just yesterday about when he was going to pass away. It is so sad he is one of the greats.
"I don't have to conform to vagaries of time and space...I'm a loony for god's sake!"

#230105 - Thu Jun 10 2004 09:44 PM Re: Ray Charles Died
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Registered: Mon Dec 03 2001
Posts: 20213
Loc: Sydney
NSW Australia
My lasting memory is of him playing 'Tailfeather' on the electric organ in the 'Blues Brother', and hanging the poster upside-down..
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#230106 - Fri Jun 11 2004 04:37 AM Re: Ray Charles Died
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Registered: Fri May 18 2001
Posts: 123698
Loc: Canton
Ohio USA    
Let us all hope that, in Heaven, there is both vision and a piano handy. What a talent Mr. Charles was!
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