365 Days of Song Recommendations: Nov 14

Preacher Boy
Nov 18 · 3 min read
Lonely Avenue-Ray Charles

Lonely Avenue—Ray Charles

This is a song performed by Ray Charles, but it’s really a story about Doc Pomus.

To read a biography of Doc Pomus is to be transported to another time and place. A time of rhythm and blues in the clubs of Brooklyn. A time of pianos and songwriters scattered throughout the offices of the Brill Building. A time when actresses…