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Mourners Say Goodbye to Music Legend Ray Charles

Mable Jones, one of the famed Raylettes backing Ray Charles on tour, talks about the musician's life and legacy in the NPR West studios in Los Angeles.
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Mable Jones, one of the famed Raylettes backing Ray Charles on tour, talks about the musician's life and legacy in the NPR West studios in Los Angeles.

Ray Charles' piano at a memorial casket viewing at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Ray Charles' piano at a memorial casket viewing at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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