04 FI Ray

  • November 12, 2014

    Every Day I Have the Blues (With Chris Thomas) (Ray Charles On Piano)

    Album: More Music From Ray, Atlantic/WEA, 29 October 2004. Recorded at RPM International in Los Angeles, probably in 2003. Chris Thomas singing in Lowell Fulson style, Ray backing him on piano, for a scene in the biopic Ray. Update 01.02.2021: the video of this performance is no longer available on YouTube, please let me know in the […]

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  • October 7, 2014

    You Don’t Know Me

    Album: Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music, ABC/Paramount 410, April 1962. Single (A): ABC 10345, July 1962, b/w Careless Love. The album was recorded  on  5 and 7 February 1962 at Capitol Studios in New York City, and on 15 February at United Recording Studios in Hollywood. Arranged by Marty Paich. The tune was also used […]

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  • January 16, 2011

    Anytime (2004)

    The scene below didn’t make it to Ray, the movie. It depicts how Charles in early 1948 took the bus from Tampa to Seattle, and helps a few mariners to find the lyrics to Anytime, a contemporary hit by Eddy Arnold and The Tennessee Plowboys (who, later in ’48 would score #1 to #4 on […]

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