Just as the Great Ray Charles was about to scale new heights with his fantastic Genius Loves Company album and the film of his life is a major success and winning Oscars he died. Our new 2CD Fabulous release 'In the Beginning' is a definitive collection of the great mans recordings made prior to his signing to Atlantic Records in 1954. The album is unique in that it includes every traceable pre Atlantic recording in one package. This album is a must for both collector and lovers of good music alike and with the music of the great man back at the forefront this album is worthy of inclusion in everybody's collection. Here the tracks are gathered together in chronological order and presented with the correct title. The packaging contains full details of all the recording personnel.