A Portrait of Ray

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A Portrait of Ray
A Portrait of Ray.jpg
Studio album by Ray Charles
Released March 1968 (1968-03)
Genre R&B, soul
Length 32:19
Label ABC / Tangerine
Producer Joe Adams
Ray Charles chronology
Ray Charles Invites You to Listen
(1967)
A Portrait of Ray
(1968)
I'm All Yours Baby
(1969)

A Portrait of Ray is a studio album by Ray Charles released in March 1968.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Never Say Naw" (Percy Mayfield) – 3:06
  2. "The Sun Died" (Ray Charles, Ann Grégory, Hubert Giraud, Pierre Delanoë) – 3:58
  3. "Am I Blue?" (Harry Akst, Grant Clarke) – 4:13
  4. "Yesterdays" (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) – 4:40
  5. "When I Stop Dreaming'" (Ira Louvin, Charlie Louvin) – 3:04
  6. "I Won't Leave" (Lou Courtney, Luther Ingram, Robert Bateman) – 3:32
  7. "A Sweet Young Thing Like You" (Dee Ervin) – 2:18
  8. "The Bright Lights and You Girl" (Sayde Shepherd) – 2:39
  9. "Understanding" (Jimmy Holiday, Ray Charles) – 3:12
  10. "Eleanor Rigby" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 2:57

Personal life[edit]

  • Ray Charles – keyboard, piano, vocals
  • F. Bryon Clark – engineering, remixing

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak chart position
Billboard 200 51
R&B Albums 5
Jazz Albums 4

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