Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 19

Along Came Betty (The Ray Charles Orchestra)

'61 LC Paris'61 LC ZurichAlbum 1961 ZurichWith Ray Charles Band

Album: Ray Charles Orchestra – Zurich 1961. TCB (Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series #41), [2016].

Written by Benny Golson. Arranged by Quincy Jones.
Solo: Marcus Belgrave on trumpet.

Personnel during the October 1961 Europe tour: Marcus Belgrave, Wallace Davenport, Phil Guilbeau, John Hunt – trumpets; Henderson Chambers, Leon Comegys, James Lee Harbert, Keg Johnson – trombones; Hank Crawford (band leader), Rudy Powell – alto saxophones; David Newman – tenor saxophone, flute; Don Wilkerson – tenor saxophone; Leroy Cooper – baritone saxophone; Bruno Carr – drums; Sonny Forriest – guitar; Edgar Willis – bass.

Benny Golson’s great story on the genesis of the tune:

’61 LC Zurich
’61 LC Paris – 3x


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