Veneration

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Ray Charles

Ray Charles

Ray Charles shook up the nation when he took sacred music and made it sexy.  There’s one track he wrote..
David Bromberg

David Bromberg

As a college student in the 1960’s, a young guitarist named David Bromberg found himself smack dab in the middle..
Charles Brown

Charles Brown

Unlike your stereotypical blues man, Texas-born Tony Russell Brown, called Charles, was highly educated. He graduated from college with a..
Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed

In the 1950s a young singer named Mathis James Reed failed his audition for Chess Records. He was a popular..
Billy Preston

Billy Preston

At age three Billy Preston taught himself to play piano. By age ten he’d graduated to the organ—backing the likes..