Charlie & Ray

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... read moreCharlie & Ray (they were always known only by their first names) are best known for one thing -- they were unabashedly gay, this at a time when it wasn't widely publicized what one's sexual orientation was. In 1955, Charlie & Ray's first hit, "I Love You Madly" for Herald Records, caused something...

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Charlie & Ray
I Love You Madly
2:00
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Sweet Thing
2:19
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Dearest One
2:16
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Mad With You, Baby
2:36
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I Love You Madly (Alternate Take)
2:01

Biography

Active: 1990s

Charlie & Ray (they were always known only by their first names) are best known for one thing -- they were unabashedly gay, this at a time when it wasn't widely publicized what one's sexual orientation was. In 1955, Charlie & Ray's first hit, "I Love You Madly" for Herald Records, caused something of a minor sensation, but it wasn't until they recorded a solid up-tempo clarinet-driven rocker, "Dearest One," that they hit pay dirt again. Further releases failed to connect with fans and by 1957 they called it quits. ~ Bryan Thomas~ Rovi