Dedicated to You (Ray Charles album)

Dedicated to You is a 1961 album by Ray Charles. Originally released in January 1961 the album collects Charles' musical love notes to twelve very special women, by name.

Dedicated to You
Studio album by Ray Charles
Released January 1961
Recorded August 23, 1960
Genre Soul
Length 39:11
Label ABC, Paramount
Producer Ray Charles
Ray Charles chronology
The Genius Hits the Road
Dedicated to You
Ray Charles and Betty Carter

A 1998 Rhino Records re-issue combined, on a single CD, Dedicated to You and Ray Charles and Betty Carter.

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Track listing

  1. "Hardhearted Hannah" (Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow) – 3:14
  2. "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)" (Phil Silvers, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 3:02
  3. "Margie" (Con Conrad, J. Russel Robinson, Benny Davis) – 2:44
  4. "Ruby" (Mitchell Parish, Heinz Roemheld) – 3:51
  5. "Rosetta" (Earl Hines, Henri Woode) – 2:29
  6. "Stella by Starlight" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 3:47
  7. "Cherry" (Ray Gilbert, Don Redman) – 3:37
  8. "Josephine" (Burke Bivens, Kahn, Wayne King) – 2:14
  9. "Candy" (Mack David, Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney) – 4:09
  10. "Marie" (Irving Berlin) – 2:21
  11. "Diane" (Lew Pollack, Erno Rapee) – 3:51
  12. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) – 2:30


  • Betty Carter – vocals, performer
  • Ray Charles – piano, keyboards, vocals
  • Marty Paich - arrangements, conductor

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