Friendship (Ray Charles album)

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Studio album by Ray Charles
Released August 1984 (1984-08)
Genre Country
Length 28:51
Label Columbia
Producer Billy Sherrill
Ray Charles chronology
Do I Ever Cross Your Mind
The Spirit of Christmas
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Friendship is a studio album by American artist Ray Charles. It was released in 1984 via Columbia Records. The album peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Duet partner(s) Length
1. "Two Old Cats Like Us" Troy Seals Hank Williams, Jr. 2:35
2. "This Old Heart (Is Gonna Rise Again)" J. Martin Johnson, Bucky Jones The Oak Ridge Boys 3:05
3. "We Didn't See a Thing" Gary Gentry Chet Atkins and George Jones 2:12
4. "Who Cares" Gentry, Shelby Kennedy Janie Fricke 2:58
5. "Rock & Roll Shoes" Paul Kennerley, Graham Lyle B. J. Thomas 2:43
6. "Friendship" Cole Porter Ricky Skaggs 2:41
7. "It Ain't Gonna Worry My Mind" Richard Leigh Mickey Gilley 2:54
8. "Little Hotel Room" Freddy Powers Merle Haggard 3:01
9. "Crazy Old Soldier" Kennerley, Seals Johnny Cash 3:33
10. "Seven Spanish Angels" Seals, Eddie Setser Willie Nelson 3:52

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 75
Canadian RPM Top Albums 81


  1. ^ Erlewine, Steven Thomas. "Friendship review". Allmusic. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Friendship Charts". Allmusic. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
Preceded by
Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind
by George Strait
Top Country Albums number-one album
March 23, 1985
Succeeded by
40-Hour Week
by Alabama