Live in Concert (Ray Charles album)

Live in Concert is a live album by Ray Charles released in 1965 by ABC-Paramount Records. The recording was made at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California in September, 1964 following a tour of Japan.

Live in Concert
Live album by Ray Charles
Released January 1965
Recorded September 20, 1964
Venue Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
Genre Soul
Length 37:45
75:17 (2011 reissue)
Label ABC 500
Producer Sid Feller
Ray Charles chronology
Have a Smile with Me
(1964)Have a Smile with Me1964
Live in Concert
(1965)
Together Again/Country and Western Meets Rhythm and Blues
(1965)Together Again/Country and Western Meets Rhythm and Blues1965
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]

In 2011, the record was remastered and reissued on CD with new liner notes and previously unreleased tracks, extending the record to well over an hour's worth of music.[2]

Original LP track listing

LP side A:[3]

  1. "Opening" – 0:35
  2. "Swing A Little Taste" (Julian Priester) – 3:35
  3. "I Got a Woman" (Charles, Richard) – 6:10
  4. "Margie" (Con Conrad, Davis, J. Russel Robinson) – 2:39
  5. "You Don't Know Me" (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) – 3:14
  6. "Hide nor Hair" (Percy Mayfield) – 2:57

LP side B:

  1. "Baby, Don't You Cry" (Buddy Johnson, Washington) – 2:35
  2. "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) – 6:17
  3. "Hallelujah, I Love Her So" (Charles) – 2:55
  4. "Don't Set Me Free" (Agnes Jones, Freddy James) – 3:58
  5. "What'd I Say" (Charles) – 4:30
  6. "Finale" – 1:55

2011 reissue track listing

  1. "Opening" – 0:39
  2. "Swing A Little Taste" (Priester) – 3:37
  3. "One Mint Julep" (Toombs) – 2:58
  4. "I Got A Woman" – 6:08
  5. "Georgia On My Mind" (Carmichael, Gorrell) – 7:26
  6. "Margie" – 2:17
  7. "You Don't Know Me" – 3:15
  8. "Hide Nor Hair" – 2:54
  9. "That Lucky Old Sun" (Gillespie, Smith) – 5:12
  10. "Baby, Don't You Cry" – 2:40
  11. "In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)" (Carr, Ledbetter, Raye) – 6:50
  12. "Hallelujah, I Love Her So" – 2:58
  13. "Makin' Whoopee" – 6:10
  14. "Busted" (Howard) – 2:23
  15. "Don't Set Me Free" – 3:49
  16. "Two Ton Tessie" (Handman, Turk) – 4:42
  17. "My Baby (I Love Her, Yes I Do)" (Charles) – 5:01
  18. "What'd I Say" – 4:25
  19. "Finale" – 1:56

Personnel

  • Ray Charles – piano, Hammond organ (on "One Mint Julep", "Georgia On My Mind", "That Lucky Old Sun" and the intro to "What'd I Say?"), vocals
  • Oliver Beener – trumpet
  • Wallace Davenport – trumpet
  • Philip Guilbeau – trumpet
  • John Hunt – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Henderson Chambers – trombone
  • James Harbert – trombone
  • Frederic "Keg" Johnson – trombone
  • Julian Priester – trombone
  • Bennie "Hank" Crawford – alto saxophone
  • William "Buddy" Pearson – alto saxophone, flute
  • David "Fathead" Newman – tenor saxophone
  • Leroy "Hog" Cooper – baritone saxophone
  • Elbert "Sonny" Forriest – guitar
  • Edgar Willis – bass
  • Wilbert Hogan – drums
  • The Raeletts – backing vocals
    • Gwen Berry
    • Lillian Forte
    • Pat Lyle
    • Darlene MacRae
Technical
  • Wally Heider – engineer, recording
  • Ray Hearne - photography

References

  1. Allmusic review
  2. "Live In Concert". Concordmusicgroup.com. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  3. discogs.com

External links

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