Ray Charles ‘Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two’ is an album (following the success of Vol 1) recorded on September 5 and 7, 1962 and released in October 1962 by ABC-Paramount.
Track listing : 1.You Are My Sunshine (Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell)- 03:01 . 2.No Letter Today (Ted Daffan)- 03:01 . 3.Someday (You’ll Want Me to Want You) (James Hodges)- 02:41 . 4.Don’t Tell Me Your Troubles (Don Gibson)- 02:07 . 5.Midnight (Boudleaux Bryant, Chet Atkins)- 03:17 . 6.Oh Lonesome Me (Don Gibson)- 02:10 . 7.Take These Chains from My Heart (Fred Rose, Hy Heath)- 02:57 . 8.Your Cheating Heart (Hank Williams)- 03:35 . 9.I’ll Never Stand in Your Way (Fred Rose, Hy Heath)- 02:20 . 10.Making Believe (Jimmy Work)- 02:52 . 11.Teardrops in My Heart (Vaughn Horton)- 03:04 . 12.Hang Your Head in Shame (Fred Rose, Edward Nelson, Steve Nelson)- 03:16 .
Musicians : Ray Charles – Keyboards, Vocals . The Raelettes .
Production Produced by Ray Charles, Sid Feller . Gerald Wilson – Arranger (big band) . Marty Paich – Arranger (strings) . Frank Abbey – Engineer . Bobby Arnold – Engineer . Bill Putnam – Engineer .
Package : Hugh Bell – Photography . Todd Everett – Liner Notes .
Recorded September 5, 1962 in New York City, NY and September 7, 1962 in Hollywood, CA .
Released in October 1962 by ABC-Paramount.