Ray Charles ‎– The Very Best Of Ray Charles

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Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 79822
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1 I've Got A Woman
Arranged By – Ray CharlesBaritone Saxophone – David "Fathead" NewmanBass – Jimmy Bell (2)Drums – Glenn BrooksGuitar – Wesley JacksonPiano – Ray CharlesProducer – Ahmet Ertegun, Jerry WexlerTenor Saxophone – Donald Wilkerson*Trumpet – Charles "Clanky" Whitley*, Joe BridgewaterWritten-By – Ray Charles, Renald Richard
2 A Fool For You
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – David "Fathead" NewmanArranged By – Ray CharlesBass – Roosevelt "Whiskey" Sheffield*Drums – William PeeplesPiano – Ray CharlesProducer – Ahmet Ertegun, Jerry WexlerTenor Saxophone – Donald Wilkerson*Trumpet – Joe Bridgewater, Riley WebbWritten-By – Ray Charles
3 Drown In My Own Tears
Arranged By – Ray CharlesBaritone Saxophone – Cecil PayneBass – Paul WestDrums – David "Panama" Francis*Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Ahmet Ertegun, Jerry WexlerTenor Saxophone – Donald Wilkerson*Trumpet – Joe Bridgewater, Joshua "Jack" Willis*Written-By – Henry Glover
4 Hallelujah I Love Her So
Arranged By – Ray CharlesBaritone Saxophone – Cecil PayneBass – Paul WestDrums – David "Panama" Francis*Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Ahmet Ertegun, Jerry WexlerTenor Saxophone – Donald Wilkerson*Trumpet – Joe Bridgewater, Joshua "Jack" Willis*Written-By – Ray Charles
5 (Night Time Is) The Right Time
Alto Saxophone – David "Fathead" NewmanArranged By – Ray CharlesBacking Vocals – The Raeletts*Baritone Saxophone – Bennie "Hank" Crawford*Bass – Edgar WillisDrums – Milt TurnerElectric Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Ahmet Ertegun, Jerry WexlerTrumpet – Lee "Ricky" Harper*, Marcus BelgraveVocals – Margie HendrixWritten-By – Lew Herman, Napoleon Brown, Ozzie Cadena
6 What'd I Say Parts I & II
Arranged By – Ray CharlesBacking Vocals – The Raeletts*Baritone Saxophone – Bennie "Hank" Crawford*Bass – Edgar WillisDrums – Milt TurnerElectric Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Ahmet Ertegun, Jerry WexlerTrumpet – Marcus BelgraveWritten-By – Ray Charles
7 Sticks And Stones
Alto Saxophone – Bennie "Hank" Crawford*Arranged By – Ray CharlesBacking Vocals – The Raeletts*Baritone Saxophone – Leroy "Hog" Cooper*Bass – Edgar WillisDrums – Milt TurnerElectric Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Sid FellerTenor Saxophone – David "Fathead" NewmanTrumpet – John Hunt, Martin BanksWritten-By – Henry Glover, Titus Turner
8 Georgia On My Mind
Arranged By – Ralph BurnsBass – Edgar WillisDrums – Milton Turner*Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Sid FellerWritten-By – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
9 One Mint Julep
Alto Saxophone – Earle Warren, George DorseyArranged By – Quincy JonesBaritone Saxophone – Heywood Henry*Bass – Joe BenjaminDrums – Roy HaynesGuitar – Sam HermanOrgan – Ray CharlesProducer – Creed TaylorTenor Saxophone – Albert "Budd" Johnson*, Seldon PowellTrombone – George Matthews (2), Jimmy Cleveland, Frederic "Keg" Johnson*, Urbie GreenTrumpet – Clark Terry, Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Wilder, John Frosk, Philip Guilbeau*Written-By – Rudolph Toombs
10 Hit The Road Jack
Alto Saxophone – Bennie "Hank" Crawford*Arranged By – Ray CharlesBacking Vocals – The Raeletts*Baritone Saxophone – Leroy "Hog" Cooper*Bass – Edgar WillisDrums – Edward "Bruno" Carr*Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Sid FellerTenor Saxophone – David "Fathead" NewmanTrumpet – John Hunt, Philip Guilbeau*Vocals – Margie HendrixWritten-By – Percy Mayfield
11 Unchain My Heart
Alto Saxophone – Bennie "Hank" Crawford*Arranged By – Ray CharlesBacking Vocals – The Raeletts*Baritone Saxophone – Leroy "Hog" Cooper*Bass – Edgar WillisDrums – Edward "Bruno" Carr*Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Sid FellerTenor Saxophone – David "Fathead" NewmanTrumpet – John Hunt, Philip Guilbeau*Written-By – Robert Sharp, Jr.*, Teddy Powell
12 I Can't Stop Loving You
Arranged By – Marty PaichPiano – Ray CharlesProducer – Sid FellerWritten-By – Don Gibson
13 You Are My Sunshine
Alto Saxophone – Bennie "Hank" Crawford*, Rudy PowellArranged By – Gerald WilsonBacking Vocals – The Raeletts*Baritone Saxophone – Leroy "Hog" Cooper*Bass – Edgar WillisDrums – Edward "Bruno" Carr*Guitar – Elbert "Sonny" Forriest*Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Sid FellerTenor Saxophone – David "Fathead" Newman, Donald Wilkerson*Trombone – Henderson Chambers, James Harbert, Frederic "Keg" Johnson*, Leon Comegee*Trumpet – John Hunt, Marcus Belgrave, Philip Guilbeau*, Wallace DavenportVocals – Margie HendrixWritten-By – Charles Mitchell (3), Jimmy Davis*
14 Busted
Alto Saxophone – Buddy Pearson, Bennie "Hank" Crawford*Arranged By – Benny CarterBaritone Saxophone – Leroy "Hog" Cooper*Bass – Edgar WillisDrums – Wilbert HoganGuitar – Elbert "Sonny" Forriest*Piano – Ray CharlesProducer – Sid FellerTenor Saxophone – David "Fathead" Newman, James ClayTrombone – Henderson Chambers, James Harbert, Julian Priester, Frederic "Keg" Johnson*Trumpet – John Hunt, Oliver Beener, Philip Guilbeau*, Wallace DavenportWritten-By – Harlan Howard
15 Let's Go Get Stoned
Backing Vocals – The Raeletts*Organ – Billy PrestonPiano – Ray CharlesProducer – Joe Adams & TRC*Written-By – Valerie Simpson/Nicholas Ashford*, Josephine Armsted*
16 Seven Spanish Angels
Acoustic Guitar – Dale SellersBacking Vocals – Diane Tidwell, Hershel Wiginton*, Lisa Silver, Louis NunleyBass – Robert Wray*Conductor – Bill McElhineyDrums – Kenneth Malone*Guitar [Gut String] – Billy Sanford, Pete BordonaliHarmonica – Terry McMillanKeyboards – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*Producer – Billy SherrillSteel Guitar – Pete DrakeStrings – The "A" StringsTrumpet – Bill McElhiney, Jose McElhineyVocals – Willie NelsonWritten-By – Edward Setser*, Troy Seals

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