Ray Charles at Newport

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Ray Charles at Newport
Live album by Ray Charles
Released November 1958
Recorded July 5, 1958
Venue Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island
Genre R&B
Length 40:28
Label Atlantic
Producer Tom Dowd (engineer)
Ray Charles chronology
The Great Ray Charles
(1957)The Great Ray Charles1957
Ray Charles at Newport
Yes Indeed!
(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. 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".

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Track listing[edit]

  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
  5. "Hot Rod" (Charles) – 3:43
  6. "Talkin' 'Bout You" (Charles) – 4:26
  7. "Sherry" (Hank Crawford) – 4:18
  8. "A Fool for You" (Charles) – 7:15


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