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Lewis provides a deeply personal, behind-the-scenes look at the Ray Charles he knew. Filled with untold stories and faithful details, “Ray Charles” is the most unequivocal, mind-blowing,... More > and provoking portrait of the star to date—a fair and loving image of a true music icon and of a notable harmony that endured through triumph and struggle, scandal and controversy.< Less
Derived from unparalleled access to friends, enemies, employees, and associates of Ray Charles, our devoted team releases a faithful, stouthearted, and deeply human portrait of a man who was never... More > precisely understood by the media, his fans, or even those closest to his. This outstanding compendium is an extensive observation into the enigma that Ray Charles was.< Less
The Legendary Ray Charles
Ray Charles was a legendary musician who pioneered the genre of soul music during the 1950s. He had born in Georgia in 1930 in an underprivileged family. Fascination for music and strong dedication... More > for establishing himself in the music industry made him unparalleled. Even his early blindness cannot restrict him. Often he was called the "Father of Soul". Charles joined blues, gospel and jazz to create ground breaking hits such as "Unchain My Heart," "Hit the Road Jack" and "Georgia on My Mind." Not only was his music career, but also his personal life was different. This great singer believed in freedom and led his life so. This evergreen character died in 2004, leaving a lasting impression on contemporary music.< Less
Art of the Dive/Portraits of the Deep
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ART OF THE DIVE/PORTRAITS OF THE DEEP catalogues a museum exhibition featuring work by leading artists who portray underwater life and habitat. ART OF THE DIVE/PORTRAITS OF THE DEEP includes color... More > photographs of paintings, sculptures, murals, and monuments by the world’s leading dive painters and sculptors, and biographies of each artist. These begin with Stanley Meltzoff (1917-2006), who, as author/curator Dr. David J. Wagner explains, was given his art-of-the-dive start with a commission from National Geographic Society in the 1960’s and who is now generally recognized as the progenitor of the genre.
Others include Charles Allmond, Al Barnes, Renée Bemis, Eric Berg, M.J. Brush, Ian Coleman, Jean-Louis Courteau, Guy Harvey, John Kobald, Diane Peebles, Randy Puckett, Don Ray, George Schelling, Randall Scott, Rachelle Siegrist, Wes Siegrist, Mark Susinno, Fred Thomas, Kent Ullberg, Ronnie Williford, Wyland.< Less