Ray Charles was the innovator who fused gospel, jazz and blues to create modern soul music. His crossover vision also widened the scope of country and western, his unique voice touching the hearts of people around the world. Never-before-seen interviews with Ray himself as well as his family and friends reveal the heartbreak and humour of a man who overcame all odds, moving through tragedy to triumph and immortality.
Included are rare and riveting clips of Ray’s finest performances and greatest hits from five decades of music that altered the musical map. “Like the man it profiles, ‘Ray Charles: The Genius of Soul’ has a voice that’s distinctive, emotional and impressively truthful.” – New York Post