Dedicated to You (Ray Charles album)

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Dedicated to You
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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 1961
RecordedAugust 23, 1960
GenreSoul
Length39:11
LabelABC-Paramount
ProducerSid Feller
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]

  1. "Hardhearted Hannah" (Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow) – 3:14
  2. "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)" (Phil Silvers, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 3:02
  3. "Margie" (Con Conrad, J. Russel Robinson, Benny Davis) – 2:44
  4. "Ruby" (Mitchell Parish, Heinz Roemheld) – 3:51
  5. "Rosetta" (Earl Hines, Henri Woode) – 2:29
  6. "Stella by Starlight" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 3:47
  7. "Cherry" (Ray Gilbert, Don Redman) – 3:37
  8. "Josephine" (Burke Bivens, Kahn, Wayne King) – 2:14
  9. "Candy" (Mack David, Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney) – 4:09
  10. "Marie" (Irving Berlin) – 2:21
  11. "Diane" (Lew Pollack, Erno Rapee) – 3:51
  12. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) – 2:30

Personnel[edit]

  • Betty Carter – vocals, performer
  • Ray Charles – piano, keyboards, vocals
  • Marty Paich - arrangements, conductor

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