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. ... She died in obscure circumstances in New York City in 1973, aged 38; most ...
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.
Apr 20, 2008 ... Born Ray Charles Robinson in rural Georgia in 1930, Charles died at 73 in Beverly Hills on June 10, 2004, after a long battle with cancer.
Oct 22, 2004 ... ... mom and Regina King as Margie Hendricks—are heartfelt and powerful. ... George's death was certainly traumatic for the young Ray, yet the ...
... Margie Hendrix aka Margie Hendricks was an original member of The ... that it was a drug overdose but I've also read that she died of cancer.
... 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.
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 ...