Mr. Charles Blues
Compilation album: Genius Sings The Blues, Atlantic 8052, September 1961 (1952 – 1959).
Recorded on December 4, 1953 in New Orleans.
With Wallace Davenport, Frank Mitchell (trumpets); Gerald O’Neil (alto saxophone), Joe Tillman (tenor saxophone), Warren Bell (baritone saxophone); Lloyd Lambert (bass); Oscar Moore (drums).
Atlantic’s compilation obviously made Ray aware of the tune again; in 1962 it was listed in a concert souvenir brochure as being part of the band’s repertoire, but no live recording has been made.