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Modern Sounds In Country and Western Music

Modern Sounds In Country and Western Music
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Description: M M Amazon.com essential recording Ray Charles is the Genius of Soul, but he's always had a bit of country boy in him, too. Between playing hillbilly piano when he was a kid and landing several duets on the country charts in the '80s, Charles released this 1962 classic, taking 12 country standards and proving that great songs can remain great, no matter what the setting. Behind blaring brass and thrilling strings, Brother Ray transforms "Hey, Good Lookin'" and "Bye Bye Love" into big-band swing; "You Win Again" into the Nashville Sound; and "I Love You So Much It Hurts" into the most ele ... (more)
Manufacturer: Rhino / Wea
Release date: 25 October 1990
EAN: 0081227009922 UPC: 081227009922
Tags: R&B (2), 1962 (2), 1960s (2), Soul (2), United States (1), Country (1)
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100 Greatest American Albums of All Time (100 music items)

"Soul grits and country gravy Not content with inventing modern soul, Ray Charles couldn’t resist a crack at country, too. Extravagant arrangements and high-octane vocals confirmed the method in Charles’s country madness. Standout tracks: “Worried Mind,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You”"

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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"Above the strings and choirs, Brother Ray looks at the white man’s blues. Charles’s soulful phrasing on “Careless Love” and his jazzy interpretation of “Hey, Good Lookin’” are worth every bit of overproduction. Standout track: “Careless Love”"

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Favorite Songs of All Time: 1962 (21 music items)

""I Can't Help Stop Loving You" Runner up: "You Don't Know Me""

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