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All Music Guide - Campbell
Rhino repackaged and re-released five Ray Charles' LPs on Atlantic -- The Great Ray Charles, Ray Charles at Newport, The Genius of Ray Charles, The Genius Sings the Blues, and The Genius After Hours --- as a slipcased box set. It's not a bad way to acquire the albums if you don't already own them, but isn't recommended for the casual fan.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Rhino repackaged and re-released five Ray Charles' LPs on Atlantic -- The Great Ray Charles, Ray Charles at Newport, The Genius of Ray Charles, The Genius Sings the Blues, and The Genius After Hours --- as a slipcased box set. It's not a bad way to acquire the albums if you don't already own them, but isn't recommended for the casual fan.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/11/2012
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227983796
  • Catalog Number: 522035
  • Sales rank: 29,513

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Ray (4:01)
  2. 2 My Melancholy Baby (4:25)
  3. 3 Black Coffee (5:47)
  4. 4 There's No You (4:50)
  5. 5 Doodlin' (5:58)
  6. 6 Sweet Sixteen Bars (4:08)
  7. 7 I Surrender Dear (5:11)
  8. 8 Undecided (3:40)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Right Time (4:01)
  2. 2 In A Little Spanish Town (3:54)
  3. 3 I Got A Woman (6:19)
  4. 4 Blues Waltz (6:28)
  5. 5 Hot Rod (3:52)
  6. 6 Talkin' Bout You (4:19)
  7. 7 Sherry (4:23)
  8. 8 A Fool For You (7:10)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Let The Good Times Roll (2:51)
  2. 2 It Had To Be You (2:42)
  3. 3 Alexander's Ragtime Band (2:51)
  4. 4 Two Years Of Torture (3:23)
  5. 5 When Your Lover Has Gone (2:49)
  6. 6 Deed I Do (2:25)
  7. 7 Just For A Thrill (3:24)
  8. 8 You Won't Let Me Go (3:19)
  9. 9 Tell Me You'll Wait For Me (3:23)
  10. 10 Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' (3:44)
  11. 11 Am I Blue (3:36)
  12. 12 Come Rain Or Come Shine (3:39)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Early In The Mornin' (2:47)
  2. 2 Hard Times (No One Knows Better Than I) (2:55)
  3. 3 The Midnight Hour (3:02)
  4. 4 The Right Time (3:24)
  5. 5 Feelin' Sad (2:50)
  6. 6 Ray's Blues (2:54)
  7. 7 I'm Movin' On (2:13)
  8. 8 I Believe To My Soul (3:01)
  9. 9 Nobody Cares (2:40)
  10. 10 Mr. Charles' Blues (2:47)
  11. 11 Some Day Baby (3:00)
  12. 12 I Wonder Who (2:46)
Disc 5
  1. 1 The Genius After Hours (5:24)
  2. 2 Ain't Misbehavin' (5:40)
  3. 3 Dawn Ray (5:03)
  4. 4 Joy Ride (4:39)
  5. 5 Hornful Soul (5:29)
  6. 6 The Man I Love (4:26)
  7. 7 Charlesville (4:55)
  8. 8 Music, Music, Music (2:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ray Charles Primary Artist, Piano, Celeste, Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Marcus Belgrave Trumpet, Soloist
Bob Brookmeyer Trombone, Accompaniment
Paul Gonsalves Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Al Grey Trombone
Billy Mitchell Tenor Saxophone
Joe Newman Trumpet
Oscar Pettiford Bass, Accompaniment
Marshall Royal Alto Saxophone
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Quentin Jackson Trombone
Joe Bridgewater Trumpet, Soloist
Clark Terry Trumpet
Teagle Fleming Drums
Charlie Fowlkes Baritone Saxophone
Richie Goldberg Drums
Lee Harper Trumpet
Joe Harris Drums, Accompaniment
Harry Lookofsky Concert Master
John Hunt Trumpet
Jose Mangual Bongos
Wendell Marshall Bass, Accompaniment
Thomas Mitchell Trombone
David "Fathead" Newman Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Charlie Persip Drums
Roosevelt Sheffield Bass, Accompaniment
Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone
Frank Wess Flute, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Edgar Willis Bass
Allen Hanlon Guitar, Accompaniment
Eddie Jones Bass
William Peoples Drums, Accompaniment
Ted Sommers Drums, Accompaniment
Bennie Crawford Baritone Saxophone
Freddie Greene Guitar
Emmott Dewitt Baritone Saxophone
Emmott Dennis Baritone Saxophone
The Raylettes Vocals, Accompaniment
Snookie Young Trumpet
Melba Lislon Trombone
Marjorie Hendricks Vocals, Soloist
Technical Credits
Charles Brown Composer
Percy Mayfield Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Hank Snow Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Ray Charles Arranger, Composer
Leonard Feather Liner Notes
Quincy Jones Arranger, Composer
Louis Jordan Composer
Horace Silver Composer
Fats Waller Composer
Charlie Shavers Composer
Ralph Burns Arranger
Buddy Johnson Composer
Oscar Moore Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Al Cohn Arranger
Lil Armstrong Composer
Harry Barris Composer
Sonny Burke Composer
Tom Dowd Engineer
Ernie Wilkins Arranger
Ira Gershwin Composer
Nat Hentoff Liner Notes
Isham Jones Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Gary Kramer Liner Notes
Johnny Mercer Composer
Don Raye Composer
Fred Rose Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
Eddie Jones Composer
Earl Brown Engineer
Harry Brooks Composer
Marvin Israel Cover Design
Loring Eutemey Cover Design
Lee Friedlander Cover Photo
Joe Young Composer
Tom Adair Composer
Harry Akst Composer
Bernie Baum Composer
Ernie Burnett Composer
Grant Clarke Composer
Gordon Clifford Composer
Walter Hirsch Composer
Fleecie Moore Composer
Sam Sweet Composer
Sam Theard Composer
Mabel Wayne Composer
Joe Greene Composer
Stephen Weiss Composer
Leo Hickman Composer
Maybelle E. Watson Composer
Kenneth Lee Karpe Liner Notes
Hal Hooper Composer
Bennie Ross Crawford Jr. Composer
Sid Robin Composer
Sam Lewis Composer
Billy Taylor Liner Notes
N. Brown Composer
E.A. Swan Composer
O. Cadena Composer
George A. Norton Composer
Jay Maisol Cover Photo
Dallas Barley Composer
Charles Joseph Morris Composer
Bud Allen Composer
Johnny Acea Arranger
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