Back in Greenville during a vacation he is heard playing Nat King Cole's I Just Can't See For Lookin'.
|This photo has been used in several documentaries (this is a still from The Genius of Soul), but I don't know if it's authentic. If the woman is Aretha, Ray's mother, the picture is from circa 1944.|
|Microfilm copy from the 1945 Florida/Greenville census, mentioning Ray (R.C.) Robinson, aged 19 [sic!] and his mother, Reatha (Aretha) Williams.|
5 October 1945