Research Task Blues Music Taya Kelly 8.1

Ray Charles Robinson

Ray Charles Robinson, known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer. He was often referred to as "The Genius." Charles was blind from the age of seven.

DOB September 23, 1930.

DOD June 10, 2004.

Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 30 March 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. Clapton has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. Clapton ranked second in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson's "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time". He was also named number five in Time magazine's list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009.

Eric Clapton (right)


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