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05 April 2010

Ray Charles Statements In Walk On By - The Story Of Popular Song (2001)

Walk On By - The Story Of Popular Song aka Popular Song: Soundtrack of the Century (directed by Ian Pye, Jeff Morgan, Peter Jamieson) is an eight-episode documentary series depicting 100 years of popular song, from early pioneers to rock'n'roll revolution and modern-day pop. Ray is in the third episode, The Road To Rock 'n' Roll, first aired on 31 March 2001, and in the fifth part, Atlantic Crossing, first aired on 14 April 2001.

The BBC Archive specifies that in the third episode Ray said things about the simplicity of Blues, the Grand Ole Opry show and suggestive song lyrics.

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