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BLUES LEGEND KEEPS CAP ON WORDS TO GOWNED FANS

Ray Charles likes to keep his remarks short and to the point.

"How sweet it is!" Charles said after receiving an honorary doctorate of music Sunday from Occidental College in Los Angeles.In a few more sentences the blues legend instructed graduates to "keep moving," and then was whisked off campus in a golf cart.

"I'm not very much of a talker," he said afterward.