Music Techniques and "Georgia on My Mind"
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In this paper, the writer provides multiple perspectives on the musical, historical, racial, and personal variations found within the song "Georgia on My Mind" by Ray Charles. The writer discusses that the music techniques used in the song dictate Charles's ability to innovate new gospel vocalizations, but not without the fusion of blues and jazz chords that diversify the moods of this song of yearning for home. The writer discusses that by describing the lyrical content of the song, one can realize the growing sense of home that Charles' felt in his own life, but more so, for a racially equal sense of social awareness on the issue of segregation during the Civil Rights Era.
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