Yes Indeed! (Ray Charles album)

Yes Indeed!! is the third album by Ray Charles, released in 1958 by Atlantic. It was the second of three Atlantic LPs that compiled Charles' hit singles for the label. (See discography)

Yes Indeed!!
Studio album by Ray Charles
Released October, 1958
Recorded September 11, 1952 - February 20, 1958 in New York City and Atlanta
Genre Rhythm and blues
Length 36:02
Label Atlantic 8025
Producer Ahmet Ertegün, Jerry Wexler
Ray Charles chronology
Ray Charles at Newport
(1958)Ray Charles at Newport1958
Yes Indeed!!
(1958)
Soul Brothers
(1958)Soul Brothers1958
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Professional ratings
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Allmusic[1]

Ray Charles, Yes Indeed!! is also the title of the book and DVD tribute published in memory of Charles by his manager Joe Adams, The Ray Charles Marketing Group and Genesis Publications in 2009.

Track listing

All songs written by Ray Charles except as indicated.

Side One

  1. "What Would I Do Without You?" – 2:32
  2. "It's All Right" – 2:14
  3. "I Want to Know" – 2:07
  4. "Yes Indeed!!" (Sy Oliver) – 2:12
  5. "Get On the Right Track Baby" (Titus Turner[2]) – 2:19
  6. "Talkin' 'bout You" – 2:48
  7. "Swanee River Rock (Talkin' 'Bout That River)" – 2:15

Side Two

  1. "Lonely Avenue" (Doc Pomus) – 2:33
  2. "Blackjack" – 2:17
  3. "The Sun's Gonna Shine Again" (Sam Sweet) – 2:35
  4. "I Had a Dream" – 2:51
  5. "I Want a Little Girl" (Billy Moll, Murray Mencher) – 2:50
  6. "Heartbreaker" (A. Nugetre) – 2:49
  7. "Leave My Woman Alone" – 2:38

Personnel

  • Ray Charles - piano, vocals
  • Joshua Willis - trumpet (track 1)
  • Joe Bridgewater - trumpet (tracks 1, 6, 7, 9, 12)
  • John Hunt - trumpet (tracks 2, 3, 5, 8, 14)
  • Marcus Belgrave - trumpet (tracks 4, 11)
  • Lee Harper - trumpet (tracks 4, 11)
  • Ricky Harper - trumpet (tracks 6, 7, 12)
  • Charles Whitley - trumpet (track 9)
  • Jesse Drakes - trumpet (track 13)
  • Don Wilkerson - tenor saxophone (tracks 1, 9)
  • David Newman - tenor saxophone, alto saxophone (tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14)
  • Sam Taylor - tenor saxophone (track 13)
  • Cecil Payne - baritone saxophone (track 1)
  • Emmet Dennis - baritone saxophone (tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14)
  • David Newman - baritone saxophone (track 9)
  • Dave McRae - baritone saxophone (track 13)
  • Wesley Jackson - guitar (track 9)
  • Mickey Baker - guitar (track 13)
  • Paul West - bass (track 1)
  • Roosevelt Sheffield - bass (tracks 2, 3, 5, 8, 14)
  • Edgar Willis - bass (tracks 4, 6, 7, 11, 12)
  • Jimmy Bell - bass (track 9)
  • Lloyd Trotman - bass (track 13)
  • Panama Francis - drums (track 1)
  • William Peeples - drums (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 14)
  • Richie Goldberg - drums (tracks 4, 11)
  • Glenn Brooks - drums (track 9)
  • Connie Kay - drums (track 13)
  • The Cookies - vocals (tracks 3, 8, 14)
  • The Raelettes - vocals (tracks 6, 7, 12)
  • Mary Ann Fisher - vocals (tracks 6, 7, 12)[3]

References / External links

  1. Allmusic review
  2. "BMI". repertoire.bmi.com/TitleSearch.asp?querytype=WorkName&page=1&fromrow=1&torow=25&keyname=get on the right track baby&blnWriter=True&blnPublisher=True&blnArtist=True&blnAltTitles=False. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  3. jazzdisco.org
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