Stars set for Ray Charles funeral

Too bad Reagan stole Mr. Charles’ thunder.  This would have been real news.  Republican administration: Republican death?  TOO MUCH NEWS COVERAGE!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/music/3807595.stm

Stevie Wonder will play with Willie Nelson and BB King

Soul legend Stevie Wonder, country star Willie Nelson and blues singer BB King have announced they will give a musical tribute at singer Ray Charles’ funeral.

Charles, one of the most influential post-war US singers, died on Thursday aged 73 after battling liver disease.

Wonder, King and Nelson will play as a trio at the funeral on Friday.

Singer Glen Campbell will also be at the funeral, at a Los Angeles African American gospel church. The coffin will be on public display on Thursday.

‘Moving goodbye’

The funeral will take place at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church a day after the coffin is displayed at the Los Angeles Convention Center for fans to pay their respects.


Posted by SPN on 06/17 at 06:16 PM in Celebrity

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