Just Keep It Up (By Lula Reed, Ray Charles On Piano)
Single3 (A). Tangerine TRC 925, August 1962, b/w There He Goes.
Album3: Lula Reed, The Soulful Side Of Lula Reed, Titanic Records CD-6501, 2011.
In 1962 Ray Charles produced several singles with Lula Reed (born Lula Marietta McClelland, 1921 – 2008), and played keyboards on 4 tracks. This is one of these.
Lula Reed (vocals); Marcus Belgrave, Wallace Davenport (trumpet); Henderson Chambers (trombone); Donald Wilkerson (tenor saxophone); Leroy Cooper (baritone saxophone); Ray Charles (piano); Sonny Forriest (guitar); Edgar Willis (bass); Wilbert Hogan (drums). Arranged by Gerald Wilson. Recorded in Los Angeles, August 15, 1962. Produced by Ray Charles.
The records came at the end of Reed’s secular recording career, that started in 1951.