Soul Brothers

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Soul Brothers
Studio album by Ray Charles, Milt Jackson
Released June 1958
Recorded September 12, 1957 (Tracks 1 & 2) and April 10, 1958 (Tracks 3-7), in New York City
Genre R&B, Jazz
Length 38:42
Label Atlantic
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Ray Charles chronology
Yes Indeed!
(1958)
Soul Brothers
(1958)
What'd I Say
(1959)
alternate release cover
compilation CD / re-issue
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Soul Brothers is the fourth studio album recorded by Ray Charles and the eleventh studio album by Milt Jackson and released by Atlantic Records in 1958. The album was later re-issued in a 2 CD compilation together with the other Charles–Jackson album Soul Meeting and included additional tracks from the same recording sessions not present on the original LP releases.

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Ray Charles except as indicated

Original LP release[edit]

LP side A

1. "Soul Brothers" (Quincy Jones) – 9:34
2. "How Long Blues" (Leroy Carr) – 9:15

LP side B

1. "Cosmic Ray" – 5:21
2. "Blue Funk" – 8:09
3. "Bag's Guitar Blues" (Milt Jackson) – 6:23 [mono LP release][2]
4. "'Deed I Do" (Hirsch, Rose) – 5:50 [stereo LP release]

Later CD re-issue / compilation[edit]

CD disk 1

  1. "How Long Blues" (Carr) – 9:16
  2. "Cosmic Ray" – 5:23
  3. "The Genius After Hours" – 5:24
  4. "Charlesville" – 4:55
  5. "Bags Of Blues" (Jackson) – 8:50
  6. "'Deed I Do" (Hirsch, Rose) – 5:50
  7. "Blue Funk" – 8:05

CD disk 2

  1. "Soul Brothers" (Jones) – 9:34
  2. "Bag's Guitar Blues" (Jackson) – 6:27
  3. "Soul Meeting" (Jackson) – 6:04
  4. "Hallelujah, I Love Her" So – 5:29
  5. "Blue Genius" – 6:40
  6. "X-Ray Blues" – 8:10
  7. "Love On My Mind" – 3:45

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Soul Brothers / Soul Meeting compilation re-issue cover notes.