Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 17

Something’s Got To Change

Album 1960 - 1973 Singular

Single (B): ABC 10970, August 1967, b/w In The Heat Of The Night.
Compilation album: Singular Genius, Concord Records, 15 November 2011.

Written by Ray Charles and Billy Preston (who also added a few organ licks).

Recorded on April 11, 1967, at RPM International in Los Angeles. With Bill King, Walter Miller – tp; Fred Murrell, Henry Coker – tb; Curtis Amy – ts; Leroy Cooper – bs; Barry Rillera – g*; Edgar Willis – b*; Billy Moore – ds*; The Raelettes (Gwen Berry, Alex Brown, Merry Clayton, Clydie King). Billy Preston may have added the organ notes.

* Instead, the rhythm section may have consisted of Rene Hall – g, Carol Kaye – b, Earl Palmer – ds.


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