Genius & Friends

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Genius & Friends
Studio album by Ray Charles
Released September 20, 2005
Recorded 1997–2005
Genre Soul
Label Rhino
Producer Phil Ramone
Ray Charles chronology
Genius Loves Company
(2004)
Genius & Friends
(2005)
Ray Sings, Basie Swings
(2006)

Genius & Friends is a 2005 studio album by rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, consisting of previously unreleased duets between Charles and musicians recorded during 1997 to 2005. The contributing artists were personally chosen by Charles.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "All I Want to Do" (Walden/McKinney) with Angie Stone
  2. "You Are My Sunshine" (Davis/Mitchell) with Chris Isaak
  3. "It All Goes By So Fast" (Ken Hirsch/Levy) with Mary J. Blige
  4. "You Were There" with Gladys Knight
  5. "Imagine" (Lennon) with Ruben Studdard and The Harlem Gospel Singers
  6. "Compared to What" (Gene McDaniels) with Leela James
  7. "Big Bad Love" (Tyrell/Tyrell/Sample) with Diana Ross
  8. "I Will Be There" (Walden/Dakota) with Idina Menzel
  9. "Blame It on the Sun" (Wonder/Wright) with George Michael
  10. "Touch" (Walden/Brooks/McKinney) with John Legend
  11. "Shout" (Walden/Hilden) with Patti LaBelle and the Andrae Crouch Singers
  12. "Surrender to Love" with Laura Pausini
  13. "Busted" (Live) (Howard) with Willie Nelson
  14. "America the Beautiful" (Bates/Ward) with Alicia Keys

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