A 7-disc box set covering Ray Charles' entire Atlantic Records repertoire, with an entire disc of unreleased rarities. A bonus DVD features Ray live at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1960 and an exclusive interview with Ahmet Ertegun by Ray director Taylor Hackford! 7 CDs totaling over 9 hours of beautifully re-mastered musical genius! Encompasses Ray Charles' entire Atlantic catalogue career from 1952-59, plus rarities. Liner notes featuring an essay by Ahmet Ertegun (who also co-produced this boxed set), an in-depth historical overview by David Ritz, detailed recording session information, and an Atlantic album and singles discography). Tons of rare photos and the original liner notes for all of the artist's Atlantic LPs, including insightful writing by renowned music scribes Nat Hentoff, Bill Randle, Guy Remark, Billy Taylor, Leonard Feather, and more. Rhino. 2012.