Originally partly deaf in his left ear, a botched operation later left him hearing-impaired in both ears. Morrissey , the lead singer of The Smiths , often performed with a hearing aid though not hearing impaired himself in honor of Ray.
Was a close friend of actor Christopher George. Volume Two, , pages New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Played his last engagement at the Salem, OR theatre in his hometown, where he is now buried. In the last years of his life he was honored by contemporary rock stars with mentions in the lyrics of three major hits--the 1 "Come On Eileen" by Dexys Midnight Runners , Billy Idol 's "You Don't Need a Gun" which also featured Johnnie's last on-screen appearance in the music video and Billy Joel 's "We Didn't Start The Fire," which hit 1 while Johnnie was in the hospital.
In , when he needed to update his SAG benefits, he called producer A. Lyles and asked for any kind of role in the film that Lyles was about to shoot, Rogue's Gallery He was cast as a squad-car cop. Discovered and signed by Danny Kessler of Okeh Records a subsidiary of Columbia Records, which recorded mostly black artists when he went to the Flame Bar in Detroit to scout the black singer-pianist Little Miss Cornshucks.
When Kessler found that Cornshucks already had a record contract, he auditioned and signed Ray, who was performing during the intermissions.
When Kessler brought Ray's demo record back to New York and played it for Okeh's executives, they immediately thought he'd found them a black girl who sang like Dinah Washington. The answer is I was never asked. Still sing flat as a table.
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