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11 June 2010

Ray Charles On Operation: Entertainment

Contemporary photo at unidentified venue, 
possibly taken at the recording of this TV show 
(Ray Charles Foundation).

Operation: Entertainment
was an ABC variety show that traveled all over the globe to entertain American troops at army, navy and air force bases.

Ray Charles was a guest at the 60 minute show, hosted by Don Rickles, that was taped at Port Hueneme (Oxnard CA) in February, and aired on 12 April 1968, with Susan Barrett, The King Cousins, and Fannie Flagg. (Source here).

Ray performed Georgia, and - with The Raelettes - Hallelujah and What'd I Say.

Archival Television Audio appears to have archived a tape of the show.

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