Ray Charles

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Peter King obituary
Brilliant British jazz saxophonist and composer inspired by Charlie Parker

John Fordham

06, Sep, 2020 @5:07 PM

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I've never seen ... The Blues Brothers
This 40-year-old comedy – repackaging blues for a white audience – in many ways uncomfortably mirrors what is happening in the UK and America right now

Michael Hann

09, Jun, 2020 @2:56 PM

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Family life: Dad cooking the Christmas fry-up; Hit the Road, Jack by Ray Charles; Grandmama’s boozy truffles
Readers’ favourite photographs, songs and recipes

23, Dec, 2017 @6:45 AM

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Cerys Matthews: songs to say goodbye
Our musical agony aunt’s alter ego marks her final column with some banging tunes

Cerys Matthews

26, Sep, 2015 @5:00 AM

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Experience: I am Big Bird
‘I got the job in 1969. I had no idea I’d still be doing it more than 45 years later’

Caroll Spinney

24, Apr, 2015 @1:00 PM

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Team GB Olympic playlists: Louis Smith, gymnast

'It's best to be calm. That's why I listen to reggae, baby!'

Interview by Tom Lamont

23, Jun, 2012 @11:03 PM

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Ray Charles – I Can't Stop Loving You | Simon Hoggart

Simon Hoggart: 1962: For many people, Ray Charles's heart-breaking version of I Can't Stop Loving You legitimised country music

Simon Hoggart

31, May, 2012 @8:50 PM

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Tom Waits: 'I look like hell but I'm going to see where it gets me' – interview

It's decades since Tom Waits had a drink and his music has just got weirder and better. Now 61, and with his 17th album out, he talks to Tim Adams about songwriting, hard living and his fear of phones

Tim Adams

22, Oct, 2011 @11:03 PM

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Lost Johnny Cash and Ray Charles duet surfaces
Collaboration between country legend and soul singer discovered in storage facility gets official release

Sean Michaels

28, Oct, 2010 @11:11 AM

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TV ratings: May 15

TV overnights: ITV1's terrestrial premiere of the film Ray trailed fourth in the ratings from 9pm. By Ben Dowell.

Ben Dowell

16, May, 2007 @10:53 AM

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CD: Ray Charles, Ray Sings, Basie Swings

(Universal/Concord)

John Fordham

10, Nov, 2006 @12:19 AM

Catch a few Rays

The ecstatic Ray Charles is everywhere at the moment - including inside John Scofield's guitar. John L Walters reports

John L Walters

21, Jul, 2005 @11:02 PM

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