'58 LC Newport

  • October 15, 2014

    Swanee River Rock (Talkin’ ‘Bout That River)

    Ad from Billboard,  7 October 1957.  Single (A): Atlantic 1154, August 1957 b/w I Want A Little Girl. Compilation (studio and Newport versions): Pure Genius, Atlantic/WEA, 20 September 2005. Recorded on 28 May 1957 in New York with Joe Bridgewater, Ricky Harper – tp; David Newman – as, ts; Emmett Dennis – bs; William Peeples – d; Edgar […]

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  • October 14, 2014

    Tell The Truth (With Margie Hendricks)

    Album: Ray Charles In Person, Atlantic 8039, May 1960 (1958). Single (B): Atlantic 2068, 1960-07 b/w Sweet Sixteen Bars. The taping comes from the 1958 live concert at Newport, being added to the 1959 concert in Atlanta for the In Person album. Also listen to this earlier version by The 5 Royales (Atlantic attributed Ray with the writing credits…). Studio: The […]

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