Ray Charles

Essential Original Albums (545507)

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Essential Original Albums

Ray Charles

Masters of Music

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545507

JAZZ

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Essential Original Albums

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3-CD SET WITH ESSENTIAL ORIGINAL ALBUMS

DELUXE 5-PANEL DIGIPACK

INCLUDES 20-PAGE BOOKLET

This release presents some of the best recordings made by the soul master Ray Charles. All of the tracks included here are studio recordings with excellent sound quality, and showcase Charles in a variety of settings, singing and playing organ and piano with his own groups and with the Quincy Jones Orchestra.

The six complete albums contained on this set consist of: Genius + Soul = Jazz (Impulse AS-2), The Genius of Ray Charles (Atlantic LP-1312), Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music Vols. 1 & 2 (ABC Paramount ABC-410 & ABC-435), What’d I Say (Atlantic LP- 8029), and Hallelujah I Love Her So! (Atlantic LP-8006).

PERSONNEL:

RAY CHARLES, vocals, piano & organ on all tracks, plus

CD 1 [1-10]: GENIUS + SOUL = JAZZ
Orchestra conducted by Quincy Jones. New York, December 26-27, 1960.

CD 1 [11-22]: THE GENIOUS OF RAY CHARLES
Orchestra conducted by Quincy Jones. New York, June 23 & May 6, 1959.

CD 2 [1-12]: MODERN SOUNDS IN COUNTRY & WESTERN MUSIC VOLUME 1
Arranged & conducted by Gerald Wilson & Marty Paich.
Los Angeles, February 5 & 7, 1962.

CD 2 [13-24]: MODERN SOUNDS IN COUNTRY & WESTERN MUSIC VOLUME 2
Same as above. Los Angeles, September 5 & 7, 1962.

CD 3 [1-10]: WHAT'D I SAY
Featuring David “Fathead” Newman (ts, as), Hank Crawford (bar),
Marcus Belgrave (tp), among others. Recorded between 1952 and 1958.

CD 3 [11-24]: HALLLELUJAH I LOVE HER SO!
Featuring David “Fathead” Newman (ts, as), Sam “The Man” Taylor (ts),
Cecil Payne (bar), Connie Kay (d), among others.
Recorded between 1953 & 1956.

CD 1: TOTAL TIME: 76:07

01 From The Heart
02 I’ve Got News For You
03 Moanin’
04 Let’s Go
05 One Mint Julep
06 I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
07 Stompin Room Only
08 Mister C
09 Strike Up The Band
10 Birth Of The Blues
11 Let The Good Times Roll
12 It Had To Be You
13 Alexander’s Ragtime Band
14 Two Years Of Torture
15 When Your Lover Has Gone
16 Deed I Do
17 Just For A Thrill
18 You Won’t Let Me Go
19 Tell Me You’ll Wait For Me
20 Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’
21 Am I Blue
22 Come Rain Or Come Shine

CD 2: TOTAL TIME: 74:53

01 Bye Bye Love
02 You Don’t Know Me
03 Half As Much
04 I Love You So Much It Hurts
05 Just A Little Lovin’
06 Born To Lose
07 Worried Mind
08 It Makes No Difference Now
09 You Win Again
10 Careless Love
11 I Can’t Stop Loving You
12 Hey, Good Lookin’
13 You Are My Sunshine
14 No Letter Today
15 Someday (You’ll Want Me To Want You)
16 Don’t Tell Me Your Troubles
17 Midnight
18 Oh, Lonesome Me
19 Take These Chains From My Heart
20 Your Cheating Heart
21 I’ll Never Stand In Your Way
22 Making Believe
23 Teardrops In My Heart
24 Hang Your Head In Shame

CD 3: TOTAL TIME: 73:16Ç

01 What’d I Say (Parts 1 & 2)
02 Jumpin’ In The Mornin’
03 You Be My Baby
04 Tell Me How Do You Feel
05 What Kind Of A Man Are You
06 Rockhouse (Parts 1 & 2)
07 Roll With My Baby
08 Tell All The World About You
09 My Bonnie
10 That’s Enough
11 Ain’t That Love
12 Drown In My Own Tears
13 Come Back Baby
14 Sinner’s Prayer
15 Funny (But I Still Love You)
16 Losing Hand
17 A Fool For You
18 Hallelujah I Love Her So
19 Mess Around
20 This Little Girl Of Mine
21 Mary Ann
22 Greenbacks
23 Don’t You Know
24 I Got A Woman