Ray Charles "The High Priest of Soul"
The Smithsonian is proud to honor Ray Charles, an incredible musician who crossed genres and captivated audiences worldwide, read essays written by Smithsonian curators, browse objects from the Institution’s collections and watch videos about Charles, all in the space below.
Ray Charles Exhibition
Smithsonian Curators on our Ray Charles Collection
Ray Charles Bibliography
View the Ray Charles Bibliography
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