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  • February 11, 2017

    Ray Charles Interviewed By Ralph Emery

    Country music disc jockey and television hostRalph Emery interviewed Brother Ray sometime in the early 1980s. Their discussion on the Maxwell House commercial seems to place it in 1981 or 1982. I guess it comes from Emery’s weekly, syndicated radio show, distributed by Show Biz Inc. Each week Emery would profile a guest star, while playing the hottest country […]

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  • November 3, 2014

    It Couldn’t Be Anything But Maxwell House (Jingle)

    Unreleased. Maxwell House worked with Ray from 1981 to 1985. The jingle was composed (uh-uhm) by Joseph Brooks (source: New York Times, August 29, 1982).In this interview, Ray speaks about the reason why his name wasn’t mentioned when the campaign ran. (Last commercial on this reel): Ray also contributed to a Maxwell House radio commercial (or was it with the […]

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