Showcase: Ray Charles: "The Genius"

October 28, 2005 – September 4, 2006

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, West Corridor Floor Plan

On view are selected objects related to musician Ray Charles (1930-2005) that were recently donated to the museum, including costumes, a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses, records, an electronic keyboard, his chessboard, and other personal items. Video showing several appearances on The Dick Cavett Show and a clip of Charles and Kermit the Frog singing "It Isn't Easy Being Green".

Braille label

Related books, CDs, and DVDs available in the main Museum Store