RIP Ray Charles 1931-2004

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Hambone, Jun 10, 2004.

  1. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
  2. vbass


    May 7, 2004
    Bay Area, CA
    :( I always liked this quote:
    "I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great."

  3. odie

    odie Supporting Member

    Guy was a legend. Off to misc.
  4. keb


    Mar 30, 2004
    Rest in peace.
  5. Sad.

    He really was influential to musicians and the music loving public in general. He's the guy that took the 'holy' out of gospel.

    On a lighter note, who's going to do lottery jingles?
  6. DaveDeVille

    DaveDeVille ... you talkin' to me ?? Supporting Member

    he will be missed .. Rest in Peace .
  7. Max

    Max Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2000
    Bakersfield, CA
    Oh, man. Sad day. Such a gifted, classy performer. :(
  8. It's crying time again.

    RIP, Ray.
  9. BustinJustin

    BustinJustin banned

    Sep 12, 2003
    NYC, LI too
    indeed a sad day.. RIP

    that's 3 folks
  10. Who was the third? :confused:
  11. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000

    RIP Ray - I was just awatching Blues Brothers this past weekend.
  12. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio

    Just like Miles, Trane and Hendrix - when Ray would sing - you immediately knew
    it was him.

    I will miss him very much...
  13. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    Rest in peace, Ray. You truly rocked.
  14. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses