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THE RAELETS
The Raelets are Ray Charles' female backing singers. Charles formed the Raelets in 1958 by recruiting a few members from Cookies, The. Since then the group has had many members come and go, among them artists such as Edna Wright and Mable John.
 
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The Raelets 1971 Feature
THE ART of vocal back up work – the vocal accompaniment which so often complements and assists the names out front to obtain the exact sound they require – is one which is often ignored or played down. I hope to try and rectify this situation by showing how important that work is and how it has produced many fine solo singers – the multitude who got tired of being in the background and decided to make the important step out to the front and have become important vocalists in their own ...
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Ray Charles & The Raelets Live 1972 Concert Review
TO QUOTE the title of one of his famous Atlantic recordings, a virtually guaranteed event is the annual visit of the Ray Charles revue with The Raelet...
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