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Jamie Foxx's role of a lifetime came when he protrayed Ray Charles in the biopic Ray. The classically trained pianist and singer was perfect for the role and it won him an Oscar.
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Ray tells the story of the musical journey of Ray Charles, his struggles and triumphs. Jamie Foxx starred in the movie and won an Oscar for his portrayal of Ray. Foxx also redid some of Ray Charles' music for the film. (Photo: Universal Pictures)
The state of Georgia honored and issued a formal apology to musician and composer Ray Charles on March 7, 1979. In 1961 Charles refused to perform at a concert that was segregated and was fined by an Atlanta court.
Ray allowed Jamie Foxx to bring Ray Charles life and legacy to the masses, but it also allowed the actor to display his music prowess. Ray showed Ray Charles journey from childhood to his life as an international superstar and every obstacle that ...
The suit concerned the online publication of lyrics.