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The Great Ray Charles - Ray Charles
Track Listing
  1. Dawn Ray
  2. The Man I Love
  3. Music, Music, Music
  4. Black Coffee
  5. The Ray
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  1. Dawn Ray
  2. The Man I Love
  3. Music, Music, Music
  4. Black Coffee
  5. The Ray
  6. I Surrender, Dear
  7. Hornful Soul
  8. Ain't Misbehavin'
  9. Joy Ride
  10. Sweet Sixteen Bars
  11. Doodlin'
  12. There's No You
  13. Undecided
  14. My Melancholy Baby
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This set is rather unusual, for it is strictly instrumental, allowing Ray Charles a rare opportunity to be a jazz-oriented pianist. Two selections are with a trio (bassist Oscar Pettiford joins Charles on "Black Coffee"), while the other six are with a septet taken from his big band of the period. Key among the sidemen are David Newman (soloing on both tenor and alto) and trumpeter Joseph Bridgewater; highlights include Quincy Jones' "The Ray," "My Melancholy Baby," "Doodlin'," and "Undecided." Ray Charles should have ...

The Great Ray Charles 2008, Rhino/Warner Bros.

UPC: 081227376123

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The Great Ray Charles 2004, Warner Elektra Atlantic Corp.

UPC: 766486505964

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The Great Ray Charles 1990, Atlantic/WEA

UPC: 075678173127

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