Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Hallelujah I Love Her So
2:36
2 I’ve Got a Woman
2:51
3 Mess Around
2:42
4 Heartbreaker
2:47
5 It Should’ve Been Me
2:44
6 Don’t You Know
2:57
7 Blackjack
2:20
8 This Little Girl of Mine
4 2:33
9 Drown in My Own Tears
4 3:21
10 Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
3:00
11 Kisssa Me Baby
3:09
12 Back Home (instrumental)
2:32
13 Let Me Hear You Call My Name
3:32
14 Hey Now
2:19
15 Baby Won’t You Please Come Home
2:54
16 Why Did You Go?
2:50
17 Walkin’ and Talkin’
3:10
18 I’m Glad for Your Sake
2:41
19 The Ego Song
2:21
20 The Snow Is Falling
2:50
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 See See Rider
2:37
2 I’ve Had My Fun
2:43
3 What Have I Done?
2:34
4 Honey Honey
2:44
5 She’s on the Ball
2:31
6 Ain’t That Fine
2:18
7 Don’t Put All Your Dreams Into One Basket
2:52
8 How Long Blues
3 2:36
9 You’ll Never Miss the Water (Until the Well’s Gone Dry)
4 2:49
10 I’ll Do Anything but Work
2:28
11 Misery in My Heart
3:05
12 Blues Before Sunrise
2:50
13 A Sentimental Blues
3 2:27
14 If I Give You My Love
2:38
15 Can’t You See My Darling
2:39
16 This Love of Mine
3:03
17 Let’s Have a Ball
2:35
18 Alone in This City
2:57
19 Confession Blues
2:32
20 Sittin’ on Top of the World
2:18

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1951) (tracks 15, 20)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1954-11-18) (track 7)
trumpet:
Jesse Drakes (1953-05-17) (track 3)
Joe Bridgewater (1954-11-18) (track 7)
Charles Whitley (1954-11-18) (track 7)
Joe Bridgewater (1955-11-30) (track 9)
Joshua "Jack" Willis (1955-11-30) (track 9)
drums:
Connie Kay (1953-05-17) (track 3)
Glenn Brooks (1954-11-18) (track 7)
David "Panama" Francis (1955-11-30) (track 9)
guitar:
Wesley Jackson (US R&B guitarist) (1954-11-18) (track 7)
bass:
Lloyd Trotman (1953-05-17) (track 3)
Jimmy Bell (jazz bassist) (1954-11-18) (track 7)
Paul West (bass) (1955-11-30) (track 9)
piano:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1953-05-17) (track 3)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1954-11-18) (track 7)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1955-11-30) (track 9)
baritone saxophone:
David Newman (1954-11-18) (track 7)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Dave McRae (1953-05-17) (track 3)
Cecil Payne (1955-11-30) (track 9)
tenor saxophone:
Don Wilkerson (1954-11-18) (track 7)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Sam "The Man" Taylor (US tenor saxophonist) (1953-05-17) (track 3)
Donald Wilkerson (1955-11-30) (track 9)
arranger:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 9)
Jesse Stone (track 3)
composer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 1, 6, 8, 11)
Henry Glover (track 9)
lyricist:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 1, 6, 8, 11)
Henry Glover (track 9)
performer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 15)
producer:
Herb Abramson (track 3)
Ahmet Ertegun (tracks 3, 9)
Jerry Wexler (track 9)
vocals:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1953-05-17) (track 3)
Renald Richard (1953-05-17) (track 3)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1954-11-18) (track 7)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1955-11-30) (track 9)
writer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 20)
Ahmet Ertegun (track 3)
Charles Warfield (track 15)
Clarence Williams (track 15)
publisher:
Hill & Range (track 1)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 15)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 15)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 15)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957-1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1953-05-17) (track 3)
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1955-11-30) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Drown in My Own Tears (1955-11-30) (track 9)
recording of:
Don’t You Know (track 6)
Kissa Me Baby (track 11)
The Snow Is Falling (1951) (track 20)
Mess Around (1953-05-17) (track 3)

CD 2

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1949) (tracks 6, 8–9, 12, 14–16)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950) (track 5)
composer:
Leroy Carr (tracks 8, 12)
Betty Hall Jones (track 6)
Sol Parker (american songwriter) (tracks 16, 16)
William York (tracks 13, 13–15)
Rod Andre (track 9)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 5, 18)
Velma Green (track 4)
James Burke Oden (track 2)
lyricist:
Leroy Carr (tracks 8, 12)
Betty Hall Jones (track 6)
William York (tracks 13, 13–15)
Rod Andre (track 9)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 5, 18)
Velma Green (track 4)
James Burke Oden (track 2)
Henry Sanicola (tracks 16, 16)
Frank Sinatra (tracks 16, 16)
performer:
The Maxim Trio (tracks 6, 8–9, 12, 14–16)
Ray Charles Trio (track 5)
writer:
Lonnie Chatmon (track 20)
Betty Hall Jones (track 7)
Dorinda Morgan (track 7)
Walter Vinson (track 20)
cover recording of:
A Sentimental Blues (track 13)
Goin’ Down Slow (track 2)
Blues Before Sunrise (1949) (track 12)
How Long, How Long Blues (1949) (track 8)
If I Give You My Love (1949) (track 14)
This Love of Mine (1949) (track 16)
later versions:
recording of:
A Sentimental Blues (track 13)
Alone in the City (track 18)
Honey Honey (track 4)
Ain’t That Fine (1949) (track 6)
Can't You See Darling (1949) (track 15)
This Love of Mine (1949) (track 16)
She's on the Ball (1950) (track 5)
version of:

Release

ASIN: UK: B000S0I356 [info]