Ray Charles ‎– Renaissance

Crossover Records (3) ‎– CR 9005, Crossover Records (3) ‎– CR-9005
Vinyl, LP, Album, Monarch Pressing, Gatefold

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Living For The City
Written-By – Stevie Wonder
A2 Then We'll Be Home
Written-By – Sadye Shepard
A3 My God And I 3:56
A4 We're Gonna Make It
Written-By – B. Davis*, C. Smith*, G. Barge*, R. Miner*
B1 For Mama "La Mamma"
Lyrics By [English Lyrics] – Don BlackMusic By – Charles Aznavour
B2 Sunshine
Written-By – Mickey Newbury
B3 It Ain't Easy Being Green
Written-By – Joe Raposo
B4 Sail Away
Written-By – Randy Newman

Companies, etc.



This version is the Monarch pressing variation and can be identified by the 'MR' stamp in the runout grooves and by the arrangement of the text on the labels. For example, the album title appears above the center hole (compare here).

Released in a gatefold jacket.

℗ 1975 Crossover Records Co.
Recorded at RPM International Studios Los Angeles, CA 90018
Crossover Records Co. New York, N.Y. • Los Angeles, Calif. • Made in U.S.A.

℗© Crossover Records Co., 120 East 56th Street, New York, New York 10022 2107 West Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, California. Printed in U.S.A.

Publishing info (from center label):
A1: Jobete Music Co., Inc./Black Bull Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
A2: Tangerine Music Corp. (BMI)
A3: none
A4: Chevis Music/Tangerine Music Corp. (BMI)
B1: TRO-Hampshire House Pub. Corp. (ASCAP)
B2: Acuff-Rose Publications Inc. (BMI)
B3: Jonico Music Inc. (ASCAP)
B4: Warner Bros. Music Corp./Randy Newman Music (ASCAP)

Notes regarding runout etchings:
Side A: (2) is very lightly etched.
Side B: (3) is very lightly etched.

Catalog number on the front cover and spine: "CR-9005".
Catalog number on the labels: "CR 9005".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): CR-9005-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): CR-9005-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched; TML-S & MR in circle stamped): CR-9005 A △19835 (2) MR TML-S
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched; TML-S & MR in circle stamped): CR-9005 B △19835-X (3) MR TML-S
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 14) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CR 9005 Ray Charles Renaissance(LP, Album) Crossover Records (3) CR 9005 US 1975 Sell This Version
SAH 6393 Ray Charles Renaissance(LP, Album) London Records SAH 6393 New Zealand 1975 Sell This Version
CR 9005 Ray Charles Renaissance(LP, Album) Crossover Records (3) CR 9005 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
278.069 Ray Charles Renaissance(LP, Album, Gat) Disques London, Crossover Records (3) 278.069 France 1975 Sell This Version
LLS 4005-S Ray Charles Renaissance(LP, Album) London Records LLS 4005-S Brazil 1975 Sell This Version



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January 16, 2014

This LP US Release CR 9005 is a GAT. I will submit images if I have time and technology.