Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 20

A Fool For You

Album 1957 RayCharlesAlbum 1958 Newport

Single (A): Atlantic 1063, June 1955, b/w This Little Girl Of Mine.
Compilation: Ray Charles, Atlantic 8006, June 1957.

Recorded in Miami on 23 April 1955 with Joe Bridgewater, Riley Webb – tp; David Newman – as, bs; Don Wilkerson – ts; William Peebles – ds; Roosevelt Sheffield – b.

One could call Sweet Sixteen Bars an instrumental interpretation of the same theme.

Update 24.01.2021: a video of this performance is no longer available on YouTube, please let me know in the comments below if you have any footage, thanks — Cyd

Newport Jazz Festival, 1958:

Legends, 1988:

58 LC Newport – Released
’80 LC Northsea
’81 LC Barcelona
’82 LC Japan
’88 LC Ballet – 2x
’88 TV Legends – Released
’89 LC Ballet – 2x


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