"An Opry Salute to Ray Charles"
The Grand Ole Opry is paying tribute to the Father of Soul.
"An Opry Salute to Ray Charles" will premiere nationwide on Thursday, September 5th.
Nashville audiences can watch it this evening at Nashville Public Television.
The special highlights Ray Charles' songs and his influence on country music.
The 90-minute television special, which taped last October, is a collaboration between the Grand Ole Opry, Ray Charles Foundation and American Public Television, and will celebrate the songs of the legendary performer.