Ray Charles Honored on New US Postage Stamps

Music legend Ray Charles is getting another accolade. The United States Postal Service is honoring the late singer with a commemorative stamp to be released on Monday, as part of its Music Icons series that had previously honored Tejano music singer/guitarist Lydia Mendoza and country legend Johnny Cash.

On that day – which is also Charles’ birthday – two events for the stamp will take place: one at Morehouse College’s Ray Charles Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia – the state where Charles was born – and the other at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. Ashanti will perform as part of the Atlanta event and Chaka Khan will be singing at the Grammy Museum.

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