Ray Charles in Concert

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In Concert
RayCharles InConcert.jpg
Compilation album by
Released2003
RecordedNewport Jazz Festival (1958 July 5), Herndon Stadium Atlanta (1959 May 19), Sportpalast Berlin (1962 March 6), Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles (1964 September 20), Tokyo (1975 November 27) and Yokohama (1975 November 30)
GenreR&B, soul
Length2 hours
LabelRhino Handmade
ProducerNesuhi Ertegun (Newport), Zenas Sears (Atlanta), Norman Granz (Berlin), Sid Feller (Los Angeles) and Ray Charles (Tokyo / Yokohama)

Ray Charles In Concert is a limited edition compilation album of live performances by Ray Charles released in 2003 by Rhino Handmade. The tracks were all previously released on 5 different Ray Charles live concert albums[1] released between 1958 and 1975.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one:

  1. "Night Time Is the Right Time" (Ozzie Cadena, Lew Herman) – 3:58
  2. "Talkin' 'Bout You" (Ray Charles) – 4:30
  3. "A Fool for You" (Charles) – 7:05
  4. "Swanee River Rock" (Charles) - 2:07
  5. "The Spirit-Feel" (Milt Jackson) - 4:23
  6. "Yes Indeed!" (Sy Oliver) - 2:39
  7. "What'd I Say" (Charles) - 4:22
  8. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen) - 7:40
  9. "Hit the Road Jack" (Percy Mayfield) - 2:20
  10. "The Danger Zone" (Mayfield) - 3:45
  11. "Bye Bye Love" (Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant) - 2:00
  12. "Georgia On My Mind" (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 6:16
  13. "One Mint Julep" (Rudolph Toombs) - 3:01
  14. "I Believe to my Soul" (Charles) - 3:50
  15. "Unchain My Heart"(Teddy Powell, Robert Sharp, Jr.) - 3:07
  16. "Baby, Don't You Cry" (Johnson, Washington) – 2:42

Disc two:

  1. "Hallelujah, I Love Her So" (Charles) – 3:00
  2. "You Don't Know Me" (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) – 3:10
  3. "I Got a Woman" (Charles, Richard) – 6:11
  4. "Hide nor Hair" (Mayfield) – 2:55
  5. "Margie" (Con Conrad, Benny Davis, Russel Robinson) – 2:51
  6. "Don't Set Me Free" (Powell) – 3:36
  7. "Let the Good Times Roll" (Sam Theard, Fleecie Moore) – 3:09
  8. "Busted" (Harlan Howard) – 2:10
  9. "Don't Let Her Know" (Buck Owens, Don Rich, Bonnie Owens) – 4:23
  10. "Then We'll Be Home" (Sadye Shepard) – 4:02
  11. "I Can't Stop Loving You" (Don Gibson) – 3:15
  12. "Feel So Bad" (Leslie Temple, James Johnsonl) – 9:57
  13. "Living for the City" (Stevie Wonder) – 8:06


(Disc 1, tracks 1, 2, 3 originally released on Ray Charles at Newport)
(Disc 1, track 4 originally released on Ray Charles Live)
(Disc 1, tracks 5, 6, 7 originally released on Ray Charles in Person)
(Disc 1, tracks 8 ~ 15 originally released on Berlin, 1962)
(Disc 1, track 16 and disk 2, tracks 1 ~ 6 originally released on Ray Charles: Live in Concert)
(Disc 2, tracks 7 ~ 13 originally released on Ray Charles: Live in Japan)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ except "Swanee River Rock" recorded at Newport in 1958 but first released on 1987's re-issue / compilation Ray Charles Live

Further reading[edit]

  • Ray Charles: In Concert (Rhino Handmade) liner notes
  • In Concert at Allmusic.com