A Man and His Soul

A Man and His Soul is a 1967 compilation of studio and live performances by Ray Charles. The LP version includes an album size booklet containing biographical information, photos, and details on his recordings.

A Man and His Soul
Compilation album by Ray Charles
Released 1967
Recorded Various
Genre Rhythm and blues, soul
Length 79:29
Label ABC 590
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Track listing

Side 1

  1. "I Can't Stop Loving You" (Don Gibson) – 4:13
  2. "What'd I Say" [Live] (Ray Charles) – 4:30
  3. "Ol' Man River" (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein) – 5:33
  4. "One Mint Julep" (Randolph Toombs) – 3:02
  5. "Crying Time" (Buck Owens) – 2:54
  6. "Makin' Whoopee" [Live] (Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson) – 2:16[1]

Side 2

  1. "Busted" (Harlan Howard) – 2:06
  2. "Takes Two to Tango" (Al Hoffman, Dick Manning) – 3:17
  3. "Ruby" (Mitchell Parish, Heinz Roemheld) – 3:51
  4. "Let's Go Get Stoned" (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Josie Armstead) – 2:57
  5. "Cry" (Churchill Kohlman) – 3:31
  6. "Unchain My Heart" (A. Jones, F. James)[2][3] – 2:52

Side 3

  1. "Georgia on My Mind" (Stuart Gorrell, Hoagy Carmichael) – 3:37
  2. "Baby, It's Cold Outside" (Frank Loesser) – 4:05
  3. "Worried Mind" (Jimmie Davis, Ted Daffan) – 2.54
  4. "I Chose to Sing the Blues" (Jimmy Holiday, Charles) – 2:28
  5. "I Don't Need No Doctor" (Ashford, Simpson) – 2:29
  6. "Born to Lose" (Frankie Brown) – 3:15

Side 4

  1. "Hit the Road Jack" (Percy Mayfield) – 2:00
  2. "You Are My Sunshine" (Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell) – 2:58
  3. "From the Heart" (Charles) – 3:30
  4. "Teardrops from My Eyes" (Toombs) – 3:22
  5. "No Use Crying" (Roy Gaines, Johnny B. Daniels, Freddy Kober) – 3:15
  6. "Chitlin's With Canned Yams" (Charles) – 4:34

Certifications and sales

Region CertificationCertified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[4] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References

  1. (presumably a typographical error on the album sleeve, as the song is over a minute longer)
  2. Generally attributed to Bobby Sharp and/or Teddy Powell ASCAP Title Code: 510012201
  3. "American album certifications – Ray Charles – A man and his soul". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
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