Life Is Suicide (By Percy Mayfield, Ray Charles On Organ)
Album: Percy Mayfield, My Jug And I, Tangerine TRCS 1505, 1966.
Single (B). Tangerine 927, 1963, b/w Never Say Naw.
Possibly the saddest sample of Percy’s fantastic body of song lyrics.
Life Is SuicideRecorded in Los Angeles in 1962.
Percy Mayfield – vocals; Hank Crawford – alto saxophone; David Newman – tenor saxophone; Ray Charles – organ; Sonny Forriest, guitar. Arrangement by Gerald Wilson.