What'd I Say (album)

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What'd I Say
Studio album by Ray Charles
Released October 1959
Recorded September 11, 1952 - February 18, 1959, New York City
Genre Rhythm and blues
Length 30:08
Label Atlantic
Producer Ahmet Ertegün, Jerry Wexler
Ray Charles chronology
Soul Brothers (1958) What'd I Say (1959) The Genius of Ray Charles (1959)
Singles from What'd I Say
  1. "That's Enough"
    Released: 1959
  2. "What'd I Say"
    Released: July 1959
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

What'd I Say is the fifth studio album recorded by Ray Charles in New York City and released in 1959. What'd I Say peaked at #20 on the Billboard "Pop Albums" chart in 1962. The album launched Charles' first top 10 hit, "What'd I Say", and became his first gold record.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What'd I Say" Parts 1 & 2
  2. "Jumpin' in the Mornin'"
  3. "You Be My Baby"
  4. "Tell Me How Do You Feel"
  5. "What Kind of Man Are You" (w/Mary Ann Fisher)
  6. "Rockhouse" Parts 1 & 2
  7. "Roll with My Baby"
  8. "Tell All the World About You"
  9. "My Bonnie"
  10. "That's Enough"

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  • Atlantic Records 8029
  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed. ed.). New York: Fireside. p. 155. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  3. ^ Rolling Stone Magazine Staff (1989). The Rolling Stone Interviews: 1967-1980. MacMillan. p. 260. ISBN 0-312-03486-5. 
  4. ^ jazzdisco.org link