Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 18

Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand (aka Oh Baby)

03 DM BluesAlbum 1949 - 1956 WayAlbum 2004 More RayWith Ray Charles Trio

Review in ,Cashbox Mar. 31, 1951.
Swing Time 250-A+, deejay promo, 78 rpm.
Note “Time” printed over “Records”.
Swing Time 250-A+, 78 rpm.

Single (B): Swing Time 250. B/w Lonely Boy.  Recorded in Los Angeles, November 24, 1950.
Compilation album: The Way I Feel, Proper, 22 Oct 2007.

“Ray Charles Trio”: Ray Charles – voc, p, cel; Oscar Moore – g; Johnny Miller – b.

Many years later, Ray played the song for Clint Eastwood: see this.

In 2003, for the film Ray, recorded a partial (pseudo live) cover (with Slash on guitar).

Early charting visualized in Cashbox, Apr. 21, 1951.


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