Ray Charles: Man and Music, Updated Commemorative Edition

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 22, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 472 pages
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Ray Charles: Man and Music is a complete biography of this seminal singer/pianist who has been active on the American music scene since the mid-'50s. Originally published in 1995 by Penguin Books, and universally hailed as the definitive biography, this new edition will bring Charles's life up to date, covering the last 7 years of his life.

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Not bad. Good book. I'd idealized Ray and his voice for most of my life. It's not exactly a triumph learning that he was a real bastard to most of the people close to him. Read full review

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Lydon is not just a founding editor of Rolling Stone but a professional musician, making him a fitting author of the biography of the great Charles. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Michael Lydon was a founding editor of Rolling Stone magazine and one fo the most highly regarded rock journalists of his generation. He is the author of Flashbacks: Eyewitness Accounts of the Rock Revolution (Routledge, 2003). He resides in New York City.

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