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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-31/boseman-captures-esse
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2014-08-09/james-brown-im-pei-connect-r
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-31/james-browns-mother-s
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-29/ramblin-rhodes-get-pu
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-23/brian-grazer-made-jam
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/14/mus_442814.shtml
Music
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/26/mus_59593.shtml
Music
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/11/mus_418590.shtml
Music
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/10/met_418449.shtml
Metro
Stage production is tribute to legacy of Ray Charles

...Regi Brown's performances in the Ray Charles tribute I Can't Stop Loving You...London's West End as The Genius of Ray Charles, isn't a strict Ray-style...your life. People were married to Ray Charles music. They made love to Ray Charles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/18/art_112872.shtml
Arts