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BBC Two - Episode 3, BBC Four, Sat 8th March 8.30pm

Ray Charles

The Story of Black Popular Music

This series tells the story of how Soul music was forged from r 'n' b and gospel to become the most successful music in the world...

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Ray Charles
Watch episode 3 on Friday 8th March, BBC Four

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