Ray Charles.  30 key blues musicians in pictures - Telegraph

Ray Charles with piano shades, in The Telegraph's key blues musicians in pictures" (click! This photo is from Norman Seeff's The Sessions Project (LA,

Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder

afrikan-mapambano: Ray Charles and a young Stevie Wonder in Detroit, 1962

♥Willie Nelson♥

I've included this picture because Willie Nelson is a great example of country music at it's best. If a band of country music were to look for inspiration, Willie Nelson would be a great icon to look up at.

"It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or a make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece." -The Impeccable David Bowie ... I've never been the "groupie" type, but in my initial college, days, I was totally GaGa over the amazing Mr. Bowie...his talent, drive to express and be himself; Love him...

David Bowie’s outfit for the Aladdin Sane tour designed by Kansai Yamamoto, photo by Masayoshi Sukita both from

Billie Holiday <3 I'll Be Seeing You

A great photo, often mis-labeled as "Young Billie Holiday." As several people have pointed out, the era is wrong. This lovely woman is Yourna Byrd, wife of jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd. She was photographed on Street in NYC in 1960 by William Claxton

love the life you live. live the life you love. perfect.

May 11 - in Bob Marley, the soul and international face of reggae music, died in a Miami, Fla. He was only 36 years old.

Andrea Bocelli...Opera Singer....Blind from age 12. He plays the piano, and flute, rides horses, plays golf, and chess, all with a rare voice that seems to come from his soul.

Andrea Bocceli Italian tenor with poor eyesight as a child.became blind at age 12 as a result of football injury. He overcame his misfortune with his beautiful voice.