Ray Charles at Newport

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Ray Charles at Newport
RayCharlesatNewport.jpg
Live album by
ReleasedNovember 1958
RecordedJuly 5, 1958
VenueNewport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island
GenreR&B
Length40:28
LabelAtlantic
ProducerTom Dowd (engineer)
Ray Charles chronology
The Great Ray Charles
(1957)
Ray Charles at Newport
(1958)
Yes Indeed!
(1958)
Re-issue cover
1987 re-issue/compilation
1987 re-issue/compilation

Ray Charles at Newport is a 1958 live album of Ray Charles' July 5, 1958 performance at the Newport Jazz Festival.[1] The detailed liner notes on the album were written by Kenneth Lee Karpe.[2] All tracks from this Newport album, along with all tracks from his 1959 Herndon Stadium performance in Atlanta, were also released on the Atlantic compilation LP, Ray Charles Live. A later CD reissue of that compilation album included a previously unissued song from the 1958 Newport concert, "Swanee River Rock".[3][4]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link
Discogs4.05/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No.TitleLength
1."Night Time Is the Right Time" (Ozzie Cadena, Lew Herman)4:06
2."In a Little Spanish Town" (Sam Lewis, Mabel Wayne, Joe Young)3:47
3."I Got a Woman" (Ray Charles, Renald Richard)6:24
4."Blues Waltz" (Max Roach)6:29
Side B
No.TitleLength
5."Hot Rod" (Ray Charles)3:43
6."Talkin' 'Bout You" (Ray Charles)4:26
7."Sherry" (Hank Crawford)4:18
8."A Fool for You" (Ray Charles)7:15
Total length:40:28

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References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Ray Charles at Newport at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Ray Charles at Newport". Music On Vinyl.
  3. ^ Ray Charles Live at AllMusic
  4. ^ "Deep Dive: Ray Charles, Ray Charles In Person". Rhino. November 14, 2016.
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