As a young boy he fell in love with music, and as a man, the world
fell in love with his music. Ray Charles and his soulful,
passionate rhythms and melodies have been embraced around the world
Now, in this beautiful new edition of an award-winning
biography, readers can follow Charles from his boyhood, when he
lost his sight and learned to read and write music in Braille,
until the age of 40, when he had become a world-renowned jazz and
blues musician packing auditoriums and stadiums.
And in a new introduction and afterword, the author updates
Charles's life to the present.