||Rhythm and blues singer Mary Ann Fisher is best known for her former role as a “Raelette,” singing behind the legendary Ray Charles in the late 1950s. Though she now lives in Louisville, Mary Ann is originally from Henderson, in Western Kentucky. She has been singing for more than 65 years and has performed all around the world.
Although Mary Ann has enjoyed a long and successful music career, she only recently released her first album, Songbird of the South. In addition to Mary Ann’s own well-honed vocals, it features the musical talents of violinist Peter Rhee, keyboardist Rod Wurtele, bassist Jerry Harshaw, drummer Ed Chestnut, and guitarist Mike Murphy.