Atlantic record the first sessions of ‘Ray Charles,’ his debut album (1953)

Ray Charles‘ is his debut album recorded between May 17, 1953 and November 27, 1956, released in 1957 (and re-released as ‘Hallelujah I Love Her So’ in 1962) by Atlantic .

Track Listing : 1.Ain’T That Love (Ray Charles) – 02:51 . 2.Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover) – 03:21 . 3.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) – 03:06 . 4.Sinner’S Prayer (Lloyd Glenn, Lowell Fulson) – 03:24 . 5.Funny (But I Still Love You) (Ray Charles) – 03:15 . 6.Losing Hand (Charles E. Calhoun) – 03:14 . 7.A Fool For You (Ray Charles) – 03:03 . 8.Hallelujah I Love Her So (Ray Charles) – 02:35 . 9.Mess Around (Ahmet Ertegün) – 02:42 . 10.This Little Girl Of Mine (Ray Charles) – 02:33 . 11.Mary Ann (Ray Charles) – 02:48 . 12.Greenbacks (Renald Richard) – 02:52 . 13.Don’T You Know (Ray Charles) – 02:57 . 14.I Got A Woman (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) – 02:54


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Musicians : Ray Charles – Vocals, Piano . The Ray Charles Orchestra – Instrumentation

Production : Produced By Ahmet Ertegün, Jerry Wexler

Package : Marvin Israel – Cover . Jim Marshall asterisques RVM – Cover Photo . Guy Remark – Liner Notes

Recorded Between May 17, 1953 And November 27, 1956.

Released In 1957, 1962 By Atlantic .

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Ray Charles, AKA Hallelujah, I Love Her So is a collection of some of the earliest songs to make up the foundations of what is known today as soul music. It is important as a historical note, but the quality of music here remains strong and makes it a far from redundant and outdated recording. […]

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The album was reissued in 1962 with the title Hallelujah I Love Her Soand has since also been reissued under the title Rock & Roll, but whatever it’s called, it introduced one of the most dynamic performers of the 20th century to a new and wider audience. […]

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