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A look back at the artists who crossed over this year.
Ray Charles, the noted singer, arranger and composer, was born Sept. 23, 1930.
The dynamic musician passed away from pneumonia in his Los Angeles home.
Grammy Award-winning musician Billy Preston was born on Sept. 2, 1946, in Houston, Texas.