Vocabulary – Ray Charles
Bestow: verb; to present as a gift; to give or confer upon.
Crossover: adjective; the act of interchanging and sharing attributes of musical styles, usually with the intention of broadening the commercial appeal to a wider audience.
Distinctive: adjective; having a special quality, style, or attractiveness; notable. Legend: noun; a person who is admired and the center of popular and accepted history.
Paternity: adjective; noting or pertaining to a legal dispute in which a mother accuses a man of being the father of her child.
Pursue: verb; to strive to gain; seed to attain or accomplish.
Standard: noun; a popular musical piece to be made part of a permanent collection.
Turmoil: noun; a state of great commotion, confusion, or disturbance; agitation.