Crying Time (album)

Crying Time is a studio album by Ray Charles released in February 1966 as the first release on his label Tangerine, which was distributed by ABC Paramount.

Crying Time
Studio album by Ray Charles
Released February 1966
Recorded R.P.M. International Studios, Los Angeles, California[1]
Genre R&B, soul, country
Length 39:44
Label ABC Paramount / Tangerine
Producer Joe Adams
Ray Charles chronology
Together Again
(1965)
Crying Time
(1966)
Ray's Moods
(1966)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]

Track listing

LP side A
  1. "Crying Time" (Buck Owens) – 2:57
  2. "No Use Crying" (Roy Gaines, Freddie Lee Kober, J.B. Daniels) – 3:17
  3. "Let's Go Get Stoned" (Valerie Simpson, Nickolas Ashford, Jo Armstead) – 3:00
  4. "Going Down Slow" (Jimmy Oden) – 4:03
  5. "Peace of Mind" (Ray Charles, J. Holiday) – 2:14
  6. "Tears" (Norman Newell, Robert Maxwell) – 4:38
LP side B
  1. "Drifting Blues" (Johnny Moore, Eddie Williams, Charles Brown) – 6:24
  2. "We Don't See Eye to Eye" (Percy Mayfield) – 2:21
  3. "You're In For a Big Surprise" (Percy Mayfield) – 3:35
  4. "You're Just About to Lose Your Clown" (Johnny MacRae) – 2:01
  5. "Don't You Think I Ought To Know" (William Johnson, Melvin Wettergreen) – 3:05
  6. "You've Got a Problem" (William D. Weeks, Freddy James) – 3:28

Personnel

  • Ray Charles – piano, vocals
  • Billy Preston – electric organ on "No Use Crying", "Let's Go Get Stoned"[3]
  • Joe Adams – producer[1]
  • William Alexander – album cover artist[1]
  • George S. Whiteman – album cover design[1]
  • Joe Lebow – liner notes[1]
  • The Raelettes – performer[1]
  • Onzy Matthews - arranger

Charting history

Chart Peak chart position
Billboard 200 15
Billboard R&B Albums 1

See also

  • List of number-one R&B albums of 1966 (U.S.)

References

  1. "RAY CHARLES - TANGERINE MONO - CRYING TIME". ebay. Retrieved 2011-06-02.
  2. Allmusic review
  3. Evans, Mike (11 November 2009). Ray Charles: Birth of Soul. London: Omnibus Press. ISBN 978-0-85712-051-9. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  • ABC Paramount (Tangerine) ABC 544 (1966 LP)

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