Ray Charles

Beau Davidson Tells His Country Story
A classically-trained singer and one of Cosmpolitan magazine's 50 Hottest Bachelors, Beau Davidson has appeared on several TV shows, including 'Days of Our Lives' and 'The Bold and the Beautiful,' yet he's still a pure country boy at heart...
Acclaimed Session Musician Larry Knechtel Dies at 69
Larry Knechtel, a one-time collaborator of Elvis Presley's and an accomplished sideman in both the rock and country worlds, died Thursday, Aug. 20 at the age of 69. Knechtel, who won a 1970 Grammy award for his arrangement of Simon and Garfunkel's enduring 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' succumbed to …
Gone Country: Ray Charles
The Genius of Soul not only made an impression on country music, he transformed it. His two 'Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music' albums in the early '60s did as much to popularize the genre as any of the era's country stars. Brother Ray's big-band R&B a…