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Ray Charles, What a Doll

This fall, Ray Charles will be making appearances in retail stores throughout the country. Well, not the man himself, but an animatronic likeness.

The Ray Charles Animatronic Doll will hit stores in September, and it will be full of robotic swing and soul. Produced by JTR Entertainment of Oak Lawn, Ill., the doll sings two songs-Charles’ rendition of “America the Beautiful” and his original composition “What’d I Say.” Its lips and body move to the music.

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