'75 LC Mexico

  • November 11, 2012

    Six Instrumentals From The Mexico Concert (1975)

    On 6 and 7 December 1975 the Ray Charles group played a series of concerts in Mexico City. I wrote earlier about a ‘board mix’ version of Cherry, but it turns out that all of the instrumentals that were performed by the Ray Charles Orchestra have also survived, coming from the same tape recording. The […]

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  • April 19, 2012

    Ray Charles Live In Mexico, singing Cherry (1975)

    After a Japan tour in November (leading to the famous live album)  and a stop in Honolulu on 2 December, the Ray Charles group played a concert in Mexico City, on 6 and 7 December 1975, at the Teatro Degollado. Friends of trumpet player Jack Evans, who were in the audience, taped a magnificent version […]

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