Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 29

Lover’s Blues (By The Raelettes, Ray Charles On Piano)

Album3 1971 RaelettesWith The Raelettes

Single (B), Tangerine TRC 976, July 1967, b/w Into Something Fine.
Album3: The Raelettes, Souled Out, Tangerine 1511, 1971.

Recorded at RPM International in Los Angeles, with members of the Ray Charles Orchestra.

The Raelettes (probable line-up): Merry Clayton (lead), Clydie King (contralto), Gwen Berry (alto) and Alex Brown (tenor). Ray Charles on piano.

On the compilation album Hits And Rarities (Titanic TR-CD 4422, 1993) the song was mistitled as It’s Alright.
Not to be confused with A Lover’s Blues by Margie Hendricks and The Vocals (Tangerine 940, 1964).

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


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