Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 2

Josephine (With Ray Charles Septet)

Album 1961 DedicatedWith Ray Charles Band

Album: Dedicated To You, ABC/Paramount 355, January 1961.

Recorded at the United Studios in Hollywood on August 23 or 24, 1960.

John Hunt – trumpet; Hank Crawford – alto saxophone; David Fathead Newman – tenor saxophone; Leroy Cooper – baritone saxophone; Martin Banks, Bill Pittman – guitar; Edgar Willis – bass; Irving Cottler – drums. Marty Paich – arranger, conductor.


In tour souvenir programs from 1961 to 1964, the tune was listed as one that could be “possibly” played at any concert. No live recordings from the period have surfaced.


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