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''Genius Loves Company'' is the final studio album by rhythm and blues and soul musician Ray Charles, posthumously released August 31, 2004 on Concord Records. Recording sessions for the album took place between June 2003 and March 2004. The album consists of R&B, country, pop and blues standards performed by Charles and several guest musicians, such as Natalie Cole, Elton John, James Taylor, Norah Jones, B.B. King, Gladys Knight, Diana Krall, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson and Bonnie Raitt. ''Genius Loves Company'' was the last album recorded and completed by Charles before his death in June 2004.

The album was produced as a collaboration of Concord Records and Hear Music, the record label owned by the coffee chain Starbucks. It served as the first original non-compilation release by Hear Music, as well as one of Ray Charles' most commercially successful albums. On February 2, 2005, ''Genius Loves Company'' was certified triple-platinum in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America following sales of over three million copies in the United States. The album featured an iconic image by photographer Norman Seeff on the cover.

Genius Loves Company
Label: Concord Records, Inc.
Release Date: 2004-08-31
Duration: 51:40

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