Marjorie "Margie" Hendrix (March 13, 1935 – July 1973) was an American rhythm and blues singer best known for her performances as a founder member and leader of the Raelettes, backing Ray Charles. The spelling "Hendricks" is sometimes used. ... Hendrix died in obscure circumstances in New York City in July of 1973, ...


Died: July 1973 (heroin overdose). Marjorie Hendricks started out as a teenager playing the piano for the children's choir at her church in Statesboro, Georgia.

Dec 17, 2015 ... For anyone who doesn't know, Margie Hendrix aka Margie Hendricks was an original member of The Cookies and then became an original ...


... of soul aficionados knows Margie Hendrix (sometimes spelled as "Hendricks") ... at his house when he is informed of her untimely death from a drug overdose.


Jul 2, 2017 ... We'll give you credit for two known Mistresses, MARGIE HENDRIX and MARCI SOTO. ... When Ray Charles died he left 12 known living children. ... as Margie Hendricks, who became the featured singer of the Raelettes.


Hendrix died in obscure circumstances in New York City in July of 1973, aged ..... and Dorothys cousin, Robertson was replaced in 1956 by Margie Hendricks.


Unfortunately, my grandmother died just before I began working on Ray. ... More Ray Charles women: Della Robinson, Regina King and Margie Hendricks ...


Dec 16, 2004 ... And long before his death earlier this year, Charles had arrived at the .... With one of them, Margie Hendricks, he formed a turbulent partnership ...


Oct 22, 2004 ... ... and Regina King as Margie Hendricks—are heartfelt and powerful. ... death in a quick aside from Ray to his wife-to-be—misses the crucial ...