“The Genius Sings The Blues” by Ray Charles - album review

TJR says

Released September, 1961. 1 track is reworked from the back-album catalogue - “(Night Time Is) The Right Time” (Ray Charles At Newport, 1958). Deemed "b" status as recordings date 1952-1960. This is a final "squeezing of the juice" by Atlantic, eight 45 sides plus four previously unreleased tracks.

The Jukebox Rebel
25-Jul-2008


A1 [02:48] 5.3.png Ray Charles - Early In The Mornin’ (Leo Hickman, Louis Jordan, Dallas Bartley) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A2 [02:56] 6.0.png Ray Charles - Hard Times (No One Knows Better Than I) (Ray Charles Robinson) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A3 [03:02] 5.0.png Ray Charles - The Midnight Hour (Sam Sweet) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A4 [03:25] 8.6.png Ray Charles with The Raylettes - (Night Time Is) The Right Time (Roosevelt Sykes, Napoleon Brown, Ozzie Cadena, Herman Lubinsky) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A5 [02:50] 7.1.png Ray Charles and his Orchestra - Feelin’ Sad (Eddie Jones) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A6 [02:55] 5.9.png Ray Charles - Ray’s Blues (Ray Charles Robinson) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B1 [02:13] 5.5.png Ray Charles and his Orchestra - I’m Movin’ On (Hank Snow) Rock n Roll / Rockabilly
B2 [03:01] 6.7.png Ray Charles and his Orchestra - I Believe To My Soul (Ray Charles Robinson) Soul Ballad
B3 [02:41] 5.6.png Ray Charles - Nobody Cares (Ray Charles Robinson) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B4 [02:48] 5.3.png Ray Charles - Mr. Charles’ Blues (Ray Charles Robinson) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B5 [03:01] 6.3.png Ray Charles - Some Day Baby (Major Merriweather, Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B6 [02:46] 6.7.png Ray Charles - I Wonder Who (Ray Charles Robinson) Blues / Rhythm n Blues




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