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Ray Charles, R nB singer, pictured during the making of the film Ballad in Blue

Ray Charles, R nB singer, pictured during the making of the film Ballad in Blue


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Ray Charles, R nB singer, pictured during the making of the film Ballad in Blue

Ray Charles, R nB singer, pictured during the making of the film Ballad in Blue.
Ray Charles plays himself in this film where he helps blind boy David (Piers Bishop, sitting in the bumper car) in his struggle to regain his sight. Davids over-protective mother Peggy (Mary Peach) is afraid of the risks connected with restoring his sight. Ray tries to help the whole family, offering the heavy-drinking Peggys heavy-drinking partner Steve (Tom Bell) an opportunity to work with his band.
Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 June 10, 2004) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer. Among friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called " Brother Ray". He was often referred to as " The Genius." Charles started losing his vision at the age of 6 due to glaucoma. Some of his famous songs are Hit The Road Jack, Georgia On My Mind and I Got A Woman.
Picture taken 3rd June 1964

Tanner
Daily Herald
Mirrorpix
London
Greater London
England
1964 1337

Media ID 21868439

© Mirrorpix

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This print captures the legendary Ray Charles during the making of the film Ballad in Blue. In this heartwarming movie, Ray Charles portrays himself and becomes a guiding light for young David, a blind boy played by Piers Bishop. As David struggles to regain his sight, Ray offers his support and wisdom to both him and his overprotective mother Peggy, portrayed by Mary Peach. Peggy fears the risks associated with restoring her son's vision, but Ray's presence brings hope and encouragement to their lives. Not only does he assist David on his journey towards sight, but he also extends an opportunity to Peggy's partner Steve (played by Tom Bell) to work with his band. Ray Charles Robinson was an iconic American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer who left an indelible mark on the world of music. Amongst friends and fellow musicians, he preferred being called "Brother Ray" while others referred to him as "The Genius". Despite losing his vision at a young age due to glaucoma, Charles defied all odds and became one of the most influential artists of all time. Some of his timeless hits include "Hit The Road Jack" "Georgia On My Mind" and "I Got A Woman". This photograph was taken on June 3rd in 1964 by Tanner from Memory Lane Prints. It serves as a reminder of not only Ray Charles' immense talent but also his dedication towards helping others overcome their own challenges.

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