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  • May 10, 2012

    Ray Charles In The Mitch Thomas Show (c 1955 – 1958)

    The rise to mass popularity of Rhythm & Blues music was a long and bumpy one. Since it emerged as a genre, it took all of the late 1940s and most of the ’50s to generate true mass appeal among black audiences. A substantial cross over to white audiences didn’t even start before the early […]

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