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Can Ray Charles save the post office?

The United States Postal Service is paying tribute to the late Ray Charles, by issuing a Forever stamp with his likeness. It's being issued today, on what would have been Ray Charles' 83rd birthday.

The 46 cent stamp is part of the Postal Service's Rock and Roll Icons collection. Wouldn't it be great if so many people ran out and bought stamps that the struggling mail service would suddenly be making money instead of losing it? 

I'm glad I got to see Ray Charles before he passed away. He played the Madison Blues Festival at Olin Park years ago. He had a full entourage and sounded great..at least he should have sounded great. The sound at that show was probably the worst sound I've heard at any concert in my life. 

Hey, at least he still sounds good on youtube....



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