Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 13

Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’

Album 1959 Genius

Ad in Billboard (Dec. 1959).

Album: The Genius of Ray Charles, Atlantic 1312, October 1959.

Single (B): Atlantic 2047, December 1959, b/w Let The Good Times Roll.
EP: Alexander’s Ragtime Band/Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Cryin’/Atlantic 80.014, 1959, b/w Let The Good Times Roll/Come Rain Or Come Shine.

Sleeve of EP.

Recorded in New York City, on May 6, 1959.


Ray Charles – piano and vocals; Allen Hanlon – guitar; Wendell Marshall – bass; Ted Sommer – drums; Bob Brookmeyer – valve trombone; Harry Lookofsky – concertmaster; Unidentified – large woodwinds and strings section; unidentified singers. Ralph Burns – arranger. Recording engineers: Bill Schwartau and Tom Dowd.

Newport Jazz Fest, 1960

’60 LC Newport


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