Willie Nelson is one of the most popular individuals in the music industry. He is not only an incredible singer-songwriter, but he is also famous for being a poet, author, actor, and activist. Nelson rose to insane heights with the critical success of his album, Shotgun Willie. He is regarded as one of the main figures of outlaw country.
Ray Charles on the other was often referred to as “The Genius”. Even though he was blind from the age of seven, he went on to become a pioneer of soul music. Frank Sinatra even called him “the only true genius in show business”. He was ranked #2 on Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” in 2008. Together, Ray and Willie recorded a song in 1984 called “Seven Spanish Angels”. It was the most successful of Ray Charles’ eight hits on the country chart. The single spent one week at number one and a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.
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