Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 20

Ain’t That Love (By Lula Reed, Ray Charles On Piano)

Album3 1962 - 1963 LulaWith Lula Reed

Single (B): Tangerine TRC 932, 1963, b/w Trouble In Mind.
Album3: Lula Reed, The Soulful Side Of Lula Reed, Titanic Records CD-6501, 2011.

In 1962 Ray Charles produced several singles with Lula Reed (born Lula Marietta McClelland, 1921 – 2008), and played keyboards on 4 tracks. This is one of these.

Lula Reed (vocals); Marcus Belgrave, Wallace Davenport (trumpet); Henderson Chambers (trombone); Donald Wilkerson (tenor saxophone); Leroy Cooper (baritone saxophone); Ray Charles (piano); Sonny Forriest (guitar); Edgar Willis (bass); Wilbert Hogan (drums). Arranged by Gerald Wilson. Recorded in Los Angeles, August 15, 1962. Produced by Ray Charles.

The records came at the end of Reed’s secular recording career, that started in 1951.


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