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  • November 17, 2012

    Ray Charles Promoting A Smithsonian Exhibition (1996)

    In 1996 Ray Charles contributed to a promotion for the America’s Smithsonian exhibition national tour, celebrating the 150th anniversary of this institute. The Smithsonian keeps photos (collection ID# SIA Acc 97-074) and VHS tapes (SIA Acc. 05-058) of the event. (Since 2005, the Smithsonian also displays a rather sinister permanent exposition of RC memorabilia).

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