Ray Charles and Betty Carter

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Ray Charles and Betty Carter
Studio album by Ray Charles and Betty Carter
Released August 1961
Recorded August 23, 1960 - June 14, 1961
Genre Jazz
Length 41:38
Label ABC
Producer Sid Feller
Ray Charles chronology
Dedicated to You
Ray Charles and Betty Carter
The Genius Sings the Blues
Betty Carter chronology
The Modern Sound of Betty Carter
Ray Charles and Betty Carter
'Round Midnight
Alternative cover / re-issue
1998 Rhino CD re-issue with Dedicated to You
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Ray Charles and Betty Carter is a 1961 (see 1961 in music) album by Betty Carter and Ray Charles. The pair's recording of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" on the album topped the R&B charts. A 1988 CD/LP re-issue included three bonus tracks and the 1998 Rhino Records re-issue combined, on a single CD, the original Ray Charles and Betty Carter with the complete Dedicated to You.

Track listing[edit]

Original LP release[edit]

  1. "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" (Cole Porter) – 4:41
  2. "You and I" (Meredith Willson) – 3:28
  3. Intro: "Goodbye"/"We'll Be Together Again" (Gordon Jenkins)/(Carl T. Fischer, Frankie Laine) – 3:20
  4. "People Will Say We're in Love" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) – 2:51
  5. "Cocktails for Two" (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) – 3:15
  6. "Side by Side" (Harry M. Woods, Gus Kahn) – 2:23
  7. "Baby, It's Cold Outside" (Frank Loesser) – 4:10
  8. "Together" (Lew Brown, Buddy De Sylva, Ray Henderson) – 1:35
  9. "For All We Know" (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis) – 3:44
  10. "Takes Two to Tango" (Al Hoffman, Dick Manning) – 3:22
  11. "Alone Together" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 4:45
  12. "Just You, Just Me" (Jesse Greer, Raymond Klages) – 2:04

Bonus tracks on 1988 CD/LP re-issue[edit]

  1. "But On the Other Hand Baby" (Charles, Percy Mayfield) – 3:11
  2. "I Never See Maggie Alone" (Harry Tilsley, Everett Lynton) – 5:37
  3. "I Like to Hear It Sometime" (Jodie Edwards) – 2:50[2]

Additional tracks on 1998 Rhino Records re-issue[edit]


Original LP tracks

Recorded - United Studios, Hollywood on June 13–14, 1961.

References and external links[edit]

  • ABC S 385
  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S.. Ray Charles and Betty Carter at AllMusic
  2. ^ link