Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 14

Don’t Let Her Know

Album 1965 CandW

Album: Country And Western Meets Rhythm And Blues (aka Together Again), ABC/Paramount 520, August 1965.

Recorded at RPM International, Los Angeles.

The musicians for the C&W/R&B album were not credited. The Jack Halloran Singers and The Raelettes took care of the backing vocals. Arranged by Sid Feller.

In the live version Ray brought the BPM rate back to a death march tempo. Beautiful!

Update 01.02.2021: the 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

Stuttgart 1976:

The Ray Charles Troupe also knew the song under the title Lips*.

’75 LC Japan – Released
’76 LC Stuttgart

* Information kindly shared by Avis Harrell, who often sang the song when she was part of The Raelettes (1979 – 1982/3).


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