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Ray Charles I Got A Woman 2-CD

I Got A Woman 2-CD
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catalog number: CDUV1352

weight in Kg 0,200

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Ray Charles: I Got A Woman 2-CD

(2004/COMET) 56 tracks 1949-54 Digipac


Charles, Ray - I Got A Woman 2-CD CD 1
1: Rockin' Chair Blues
2: Here I Am
3: If I Give You My Love
4: Can't You See Darling? (What're Doing To Me)
5: This Love Of Mine
6: Blues Before Sunrise
7: How Long Blues
8: A Sentimental Blues
9: You'll Always Miss The Water
10: Ain't That Fine
11: Don't Put All Your Dreams In One Basket
12: Sittin' On Top Of The World
13: I've Had My Fun (Goin' Down Slow)
14: See See Rider
15: What Have I Done
16: Honey Honey
17: She's On The Ball
18: Th'Ego Song
19: Late In The Evening Blues
20: Someday
21: I'll Do Anything But Work
22: I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?
23: All To Myself
24: Lonely Boy
25: Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
26: I'm Glad For Your Sake
27: Baby Won't You Please Come Home
28: Hey Now
29: Kissa Me Baby
Charles, Ray - I Got A Woman 2-CD CD 2
1: The Snow Is Falling
2: Misery In My Heart
3: Baby Left Me Hear You Call My Name
4: Walkin' And Talkin'
5: I'm Wonderin' And Wonderin'
6: I Can't Do No More (Why Did You Go)
7: Guitar Blues
8: The Sun's Gonna Shine Again
9: Roll With My Baby
10: The Midnight Hour
11: Jumpin' In The Morning
12: It Should Have Been Me
13: Losing Hand
14: Heartbreaker
15: Sinner's Prayer
16: Mess Around
17: Funny (But I Still Love You)
18: Feelin' Sad
19: I Wonder Who
20: Don't You Know
21: Nobody Cares
22: Ray's Blues
23: Mr. Charles Blues
24: Blackjack
25: I Got A Woman
26: Greenbacks
27: Come Back Baby


Artikeleigenschaften von Ray Charles: I Got A Woman 2-CD

  • Interpret: Ray Charles

  • Albumtitel: I Got A Woman 2-CD

  • Format CD
  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Music Genre Rhythm & Blues
  • Music Style Rhythm & Blues
  • Music Sub-Genre 251 Rhythm & Blues
  • Title I Got A Woman 2-CD
  • Release date 2004
  • Label COMET

  • SubGenre R&B Music - Classic R&B

  • EAN: 8026575135222

  • weight in Kg 0.200

Artist description "Charles, Ray"

Ray Charles

Ray Charles

Losing Hand

(Charles Calhoun)

Atlantic 1037


Ray Charles had only recently joined the roster of Atlantic Records when he waxed the mournful blues Losing Hand on May 17, 1953 with a New York session crew consisting of saxists Dave McRae, Freddie Mitchell, and Pinky Williams, bassist Lloyd Trotman, drummer Connie Kay, and guitarist Mickey Baker, whose slippery chords cascade downward like thick, murky molasses. Brother Ray didn't use a guitarist on his subsequent Atlantic sides, making Baker's presence quite unusual (arranger Jesse Stone wrote the song under his alias of Charles Calhoun). Ray had yet to explode with his groundbreaking gospel/blues synthesis, although his impassioned vocal and two-fisted piano offered clues as to his immediate future.

"He still was being recorded in the conventional way, like you'd record almost any single singing artist," said Ray's late co-producer, Jerry Wexler. "We got the backing musicians, we got the arranger Jesse Stone, we rehearsed, and so on."

Born in Albany, Georgia on September 23, 1930 but raised in Greenville, Florida, Ray Charles Robinson lost his sight as a child but gained a love for music—blues, boogie-woogie, jazz, country—that was unshakable. He left the state school for the blind at 15, his piano skills already formidable, and somehow made his way cross-country from Jacksonville, Florida to Seattle. Jack Lauderdale of Swing Time/Down Beat Records brought Charles and his McSon Trio aboard in 1949. His first release was a hit and two more after that too, though his predilection for imitating Nat King Cole and Charles Brown hadn't been tamed yet.

Swing Time was experiencing financial difficulties in 1952, so Lauderdale peddled Charles' contract to Atlantic. There Ray would transform R&B with his daring gospel/blues synthesis on the smashes I've Got A Woman, Hallelujah I Love Her So, and What'd I Say (speaking of advancements in electric instrumentation, he played a Wurlitzer piano on the latter). His sessions were like no other at Atlantic.

"They were exciting, edifying, thrilling," said Wexler. "We're talking about Ray Charles. There were no downers. I mean, there was never anything negative or worrying, because Ray Charles had the whole thing figured out from beginning to end. And so, as would be the case with many other sessions, when there had to be some direction from us because we weren't going anywhere, or some changes to be made, that wasn't the case with Ray."

Of course, Ray's ceaseless musical experiments rendered him a superstar right up to his June 10, 2004 death. No wonder they called him a genius.

- Bill Dahl -
Chicago, Illinois


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