Tuesday, September 24, 2013

RAY CHARLES - NEW U.S. POSTAGE STAMP & NEW MUSIC; "FOREVER"!!!

They Can't Take That Away From Me by Ray Charles
Yesterday, Monday, September 23, 2013; on what would have been his 83rd birthday, Father of Soul RAY CHARLES returned for two "Standing Ovations", as the latest inductee into the UNITED STATES POST OFFICE MUSIC ICON FOREVER STAMP SERIES!!!

Grand Diva CHAKA KHAN performed at the LOS ANGELES First-Day-Of-Issue dedication ceremony, and ASHANTI was the featured performer at the event here in ATLANTA,
 
The ATLANTA event took place at the RAY CHARLES PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, on the campus of orMOREHOUSE COLLEGE at 11:00 AM EST,and the LOS ANGELES event took place today at 1:00 PM PST at  The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE.
 
BOTH events were FREE and OPEN to the public.
 
Available today in sheets of 16, customers may purchase the stamps at usps.com/stamps, at 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724) or at Post Offices nationwide.

In accordance with the release of the RAY CHARLES FOREVER STAMP, the U.S. POST OFFICE and CONCORD MUSIC have also released a new album of new and previously recorded music by RAY CHARLES, entitled FOREVER.

-CCG
 

 




 

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