Soul Brothers

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Soul Brothers
SoulBrothers RayCharlesMiltJackson.jpg
Studio album by Ray Charles, Milt Jackson
Released June 1958
Recorded September 12, 1957 (Tracks 1-2) and April 10, 1958 (Tracks 3-7), in New York City
Genre R&B, jazz
Length 38:42
Label Atlantic
Producer Nesuhi Ertegun
Ray Charles chronology
Yes Indeed!
(1958)Yes Indeed!1958
Soul Brothers
(1958)
What'd I Say
(1959)What'd I Say1959
alternate release cover
compilation CD / re-issue
compilation CD / re-issue
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Down Beat
(Original Lp release)
3.5/5 stars[2]

Soul Brothers is the fourth studio album recorded by Ray Charles and the eleventh studio album by Milt Jackson and released by Atlantic Records in 1958. The album was later re-issued in a 2 CD compilation together with the other Charles–Jackson album Soul Meeting and included additional tracks from the same recording sessions not present on the original LP releases.

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Ray Charles except where noted.

Original LP release[edit]

Side A

  1. "Soul Brothers" (Quincy Jones) – 9:34
  2. "How Long, How Long Blues" (Leroy Carr) – 9:15

Side B

  1. "Cosmic Ray" – 5:21
  2. "Blue Funk" – 8:09
  3. "Bag's Guitar Blues" (Milt Jackson) – 6:23 [mono LP release][3]
  4. "'Deed I Do" (Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose) – 5:50 [stereo LP release]

CD re-issue/compilation[edit]

Disc one

  1. "How Long, How Long Blues" Leroy Carr – 9:16
  2. "Cosmic Ray" – 5:23
  3. "The Genius After Hours" – 5:24
  4. "Charlesville" – 4:55
  5. "Bags of Blues" (Jackson) – 8:50
  6. "'Deed I Do" (Hirsch, Rose) – 5:50
  7. "Blue Funk" – 8:05

Disc two

  1. "Soul Brothers" (Jones) – 9:34
  2. "Bag's Guitar Blues" (Jackson) – 6:27
  3. "Soul Meeting" (Jackson) – 6:04
  4. "Hallelujah, I Love Her" So – 5:29
  5. "Blue Genius" – 6:40
  6. "X-Ray Blues" – 8:10
  7. "Love on My Mind" – 3:45

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Down Beat: September 18, 1958 Vol. 25, No. 19
  3. ^ Soul Brothers / Soul Meeting compilation re-issue cover notes.

External links[edit]