Richie Ray (b. Richard Maldonado Morales in Brooklyn, NY) is a virtuoso pianist, singer, arranger, composer, and minister. He had a minor hit in 1968 with his Latin-flavored cover of Shirley Ellis' 1964 smash hit, "Nitty Gritty."
Best known songs (with years) include:
Pop charts debut year: 1968
Years active: 1965-present
Genres: Salsa, R&B
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