James Brown, I.M. Pei connect Rock Hall of Fame to Augusta

...you'll soon come across a small poster advertising a concert in Atlantic City, N.J., featuring James Brown and Ray Charles.In the Cities and Sounds section, a Soul exhibition contains a black jumpsuit with the word "Sex" on the front...

Boseman captures essence of Brown in 'Get On Up'

...Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite and The Hardest Working Man in Show Business, just as Jamie Foxx did for playing Ray Charles in Ray.The music tracks used are mostly Brown's own unmistakable recordings.Boseman, who turns 32 on Aug. 18...

Brian Grazer made James Brown film possible

...be surprised if Boseman wins an Oscar just as Jamie Foxx won one for his portrayal of another Georgia music legend, Ray Charles, in Ray.Interestingly, most of the central characters in Get On Up are Southerners.Director Tate Taylor was born...

James Brown's mother, Susie, wrongly depicted in movie

...bluegrass music stars had touring buses in the early 1960s.The movie Ray starring Jamie Foxx was based on the lie that Ray Charles was "banned for life" for performing in Georgia because of an Augusta incident until the Georgia Legislature adopted...

Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Get On Up' puts James Brown back in the spotlight

...Piedmont (baseball) stadium in Atlanta where I saw Ray Charles for the first time. So it was cool years later when I got be around Ray Charles a lot. I love that period and I still do.AL: Don...

Travel: Rocking out in Seattle

...claims to musical fame, but the musical history isn't entirely summed up by guitar feedback and distortion pedals ? Ray Charles came up in Seattle, as did Jimi Hendrix and the ladies of Heart.To explore the city's music heritage ? and to...

Include Augusta in James Brown movie premiere

...getting a biopic about his life. I wished producers would have done it when he was still alive, like they did with Ray Charles. The movie Ray should be the stick by which all biopics are measured. As unfair as that sounds, I expect nothing...

Ray Charles sweeps Grammys

...for one genre-busting party, Ray Charles received a fitting eulogy Sunday...ultimately, the night belonged to Ray Charles. "Genius Loves Company" sold...Year: "Genius Loves Company," Ray Charles and various artists. Record of...

Ray Charles: Visionary virtuoso

Ray Charles, who died at age 73 on June 10, 2004...walked in," Machado recalls, "I felt Ray Charles was very present." Hasse, the founder...through the summer at an exhibition titled "Ray Charles: The Genius." In one of two glass cases...

Ray Charles, Grammy-winning master of music, dies at 73

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Ray Charles, the Grammy-winning crooner...feel it no more," he once said. Ray Charles Robinson was born Sept. 23, 1930...there's going to be music long after Ray Charles is dead," he told the Washington...