Dedicated to You (Ray Charles album)

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Dedicated to You
Studio album by Ray Charles
Released January 1961
Recorded August 23, 1960
Genre Soul
Length 39:11
Label ABC, Paramount
Producer Ray Charles
Ray Charles chronology
The Genius Hits the Road
(1960)
Dedicated to You
(1961)
Ray Charles and Betty Carter
(1961)

Dedicated to You is a 1961 album by Ray Charles. Originally released in January 1961 the album collects Charles' musical love notes to twelve very special women, by name.

A 1998 Rhino Records re-issue combined, on a single CD, Dedicated to You and Ray Charles and Betty Carter.

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Track listing[edit]

Side 1

  1. "Hardhearted Hannah" (Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow) – 3:14
  2. "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)" (Silvers, Van Heusen) – 3:02
  3. "Margie" (Conrad, Robinson, Davis) – 2:44
  4. "Ruby" (Parish, Roemheld) – 3:51
  5. "Rosetta" (Hines, Woode) – 2:29
  6. "Stella by Starlight" (Washington, Young) – 3:47

Side 2

  1. "Cherry" (Gilbert, Redman) – 3:37
  2. "Josephine" (Bivens, Kahn, King) – 2:14
  3. "Candy" (David, Kramer, Whitney) – 4:09
  4. "Marie" (Berlin) – 2:21
  5. "Diane" (Pollack, Rapee) – 3:51
  6. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Bernie, Casey, Pinkard) – 2:30

Personnel[edit]

  • Betty Carter – vocals, performer
  • Ray Charles – piano, keyboards, vocals

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