Album: Genius + Soul = Jazz, Impulse 2, February 1961.
Single (B): Impulse 200, February 1961, b/w One Mint Julep.
Ray composed the theme; it was based on the NBC chimes.
Recorded at the Van Gelder Studios in Englewood Cliffs, on 26 or 27 December 1960.
Ray Charles – organ; John Frosk, Jimmy Nottingham, Phil Guilbeau (solo), Clark Terry, Joe Wilder – trumpets; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Keg Johnson, George Mathhews – trombones; George Dorsey, Earle Warren – alto saxophones; Budd Johnson, Seldon Powell – tenor saxophones; Haywood Henry – bariton saxophone; Sam Herman – guitar; Joe Benjamin – bass; Roy Haynes – drums. Arranged by Ralph Burns.
Update 14.02.2021: 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
From 1961 to 1964 the tune was on the band’s concert repertoire; no live recordings have surfaced.