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Albums The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time  

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Ray Charles is one of the most important musicians in music history and known as one of the best male vocalists and one of the greatest soul musicians. List of the best Ray Charles albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Ray Charles discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Ray Charles albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Ray Charles singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Ray Charles album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Ray Charles album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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Modern Sounds in Country and W... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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27 4
The Genius of Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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13 1
The Genius After Hours is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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18 3
Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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Genius Loves Company is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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11 1
Yes Indeed! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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8 1
Crying Time is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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7 1
Ingredients in a Recipe for So... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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7 2
The Genius Sings the Blues is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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8 3
The Great Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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The Genius Hits the Road is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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7 3
Soul Meeting is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
Ray Charles, Milt Jackson

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6 2
Ray Charles and Betty Carter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
Betty Carter, Ray Charles

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5 1
True to Life is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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Genius + Soul=Jazz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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Dedicated to You is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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Through the Eyes of Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Ain't It So is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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4 1
Ray Charles Greatest Hits is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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The Fabulous Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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A Message From the People is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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Brother Ray Is at It Again! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Love Country Style is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Thanks for Bringing Love Aroun... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Yes Indeed!! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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6 4
Genius & Friends is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
Ray Charles, Angie Stone

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4 2
Sweet & Sour Tears is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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3 1
Jazz Number II is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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3 1
My Kind of Jazz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Doing His Thing is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Together Again is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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I'm All Yours--Baby! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Come Live With Me is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Renaissance is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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The Sensational Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Modern Sounds in Country and W... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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My World is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Ain't That Fine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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The Second Album is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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2 1
Ray Charles Invites You to Lis... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Rare Genius is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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The Early Years is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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A Portrait of Ray is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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The Snow Is Falling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Someday is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Strong Love Affair is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
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Soul Brothers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time
Ray Charles, Milt Jackson

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Live '93 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Honey Honey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time

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Spotlight on Ray Charles Vol.I... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Ray Charles Albums of All Time