'70 FI Name

  • November 18, 2014

    Baby Won’t You Please Come Home

    Single (A): Swing Time 297, b/w Hey Now. Compilation album: The Way I Feel, Proper, 22 Oct 2007. Recorded in Los Angeles, in 1951. Ray Charles “with Orchestra”: Ray Charles – voc, p; Unidentified – g, b, d. Sy Oliver – arranger. The brief Billboard review from 20 September 1952 could have influenced Charles’ decision to find his own voice: “Again […]

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  • October 9, 2014

    Untitled Blues (With Tony Franciosa)

    Unreleased Ray Charles appeared to play something like a hotel pianist in the double episode I Love You, Billy Baker of the series In The Name Of The Game (aired on 20 and 27 November 1970). In a scene at the swimming pool he fools around with a few scripted blues clichés until the Jeff Dillon character (played by […]

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