Ray Charles


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One Last Touch of Nilsson article This article is from Goldmine Magazine (Vol. 20 No. 9 Issue 359 dated April 29, 1994). Bruce Ansley contacted Krause Publications Group, Inc. and Dawn Eden and they were kind enough to grant him permission to place the article online. Once he had ...
Richard Perry person Richard Perry has produced at least fifteen gold records including Harry Nilsson's best-selling album, Nilsson Schmilsson .   Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York , Perry contracted polio when he was twelve. Overcoming the disease, he became a ...
It Had to Be You music_note "It Had to Be You " was written in 1924. It was featured in the 1944 musical film Show Business . The music is by Isham Jones and the lyrics are by Gus Kahn .   "It Had to Be You " was first recorded by the duet of Billy Murray and Aileen Stanley in 1924.   Danny Thomas ...
Singer & The Song videocam Singer & The Song is Classic Pictures's DVD of German television appearances from "some of the world's most well known singers performing some of the all time classic songs at the very pinnacle of their careers."   The DVD includes 22 TV performances ...
Derek Taylor person On September 8, 1997, Harry Nilsson's friend Derek Taylor died at his home in Suffolk, England , after a long illness. He was 65.   Derek Taylor was born in Liverpool, England on May 7, 1932. He was educated in the city and became a journalist for "The ...
Ray videocam The cast biographies included in the DVD release of Ray mention that actor Curtis Armstrong , who plays Ahmet Ertegun in the film, is a fan of Harry Nilsson and has produced re-issues of Nilsson's CDs.   Harry Nilsson was a fan of Ray Charles .  
Georgia On My Mind music_note During the Papa's Got a Brown New Robe sessions Harry Nilsson recorded a medley of "Yesterday " and "Georgia On My Mind ."   Ray Charles's recording of "Georgia on My Mind " was a hit in 1960. The song was later adopted as the state song of Georgia.   When Paul McCartney composed the ...