Son Reveals Ray Charles Never Recovered From Brother's Death


Son Reveals Ray Charles Never Recovered From Brother's Death


In a new biography called 'You Don't Know Me', Ray Charles Robinson Jr. says his piano great father always hid the pain of failing to save his brother from drowning.

Legendary soul man Ray Charles hid the pain of failing to save his brother from drowning for much of his life, according to the piano great's son Ray Charles Robinson Jr. In a new biography titled "You Don't Know Me", Robinson insists his father never recovered from the death of his brother George, who accidentally drowned in a washtub.

He says, "Talking about his brother was almost impossible... It was clear that he still held himself responsible for George's death. The last thing my father remembers about that day is the sight of his mother, her face streaming with tears, carrying George's lifeless body into a cabin."

The "Georgia on my Mind" singer started to lose his sight shortly after the tragedy. He was eventually rendered completely blind.

© AceShowbiz.com


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    killer
    Sep 26, 2014

    HE WAS A GOOD MAN AND RIP BOTH OF THEM

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