Ray Charles at Newport

Ray Charles at Newport is a 1958 live album of Ray Charles' July 5, 1958 performance at the Newport Jazz Festival.[1] The detailed liner notes on the album were written by Kenneth Lee Karpe.[2] All tracks from this Newport album, along with all tracks from his 1959 Herndon Stadium performance in Atlanta, were also released on the Atlantic compilation LP, Ray Charles Live. A later CD reissue of that compilation album included a previously unissued song from the 1958 Newport concert, "Swanee River Rock".[3][4]

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Ray Charles at Newport
Live album by Ray Charles
Released November 1958
Recorded July 5, 1958
Venue Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island
Genre R&B
Length 40:28
Label Atlantic
Producer Tom Dowd (engineer)
Ray Charles chronology
The Great Ray Charles
(1957)The Great Ray Charles1957
Ray Charles at Newport
(1958)
Yes Indeed!
(1958)Yes Indeed!1958
Re-issue cover
1987 re-issue/compilation

Track listing

Side A
No.TitleLength
1."Night Time Is the Right Time" (Ozzie Cadena, Lew Herman)4:06
2."In a Little Spanish Town" (Sam Lewis, Mabel Wayne, Joe Young)3:47
3."I Got a Woman" (Ray Charles, Renald Richard)6:24
4."Blues Waltz" (Max Roach)6:29
Side B
No.TitleLength
5."Hot Rod" (Ray Charles)3:43
6."Talkin' 'Bout You" (Ray Charles)4:26
7."Sherry" (Hank Crawford)4:18
8."A Fool for You" (Ray Charles)7:15
Total length:40:28

Personnel

  • Ray Charles keyboards, vocals, alto saxophone
  • Marcus Belgrave trumpet
  • Lee Harper trumpet
  • David "Fathead" Newman tenor saxophone
  • Bennie Crawford baritone saxophone
  • Edgar Willis bass
  • Richie Goldberg drums
  • Marjorie Hendricks vocals
  • The Raeletts vocal group
  • Tom Dowd engineer

References

Citations
  1. Ray Charles at Newport at AllMusic
  2. "Ray Charles at Newport". Music On Vinyl.
  3. Ray Charles Live at AllMusic
  4. "Deep Dive: Ray Charles, Ray Charles In Person". Rhino. November 14, 2016.
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