He was called a genius and it’s hard to disagree. Beginning in the early 1950s Ray Charles began to craft and form the style that would make him a legend. Taking a blend of Rhythm & Blues and infusing it with a powerful Gospel voice, his list of hits seems endless. Most critiques agree that his live album “Ray Charles at Newport” showcases his most exciting performance. Released on Atlantic records in 1958, a copy can get you $100.00 today. What other Ray Charles records are worth $100.00 or more? Find out with the Mighty John Record Appraisal Guide on CD in Microsoft Word. It lists the values for over a million records by over 65,000 recording artists and is available in the left hand column.