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  • October 7, 2017

    This Time (I’ll Be the Fool) – Ft. Madelyn Quebec

    A substantial part (i.e. about half) of Ray Charles’ 1st concert at the Northsea Jazz Festival on July 13, 1980, has just emerged on YouTube for the first time. The cameras caught The Genius in excellent condition, and in a playful mood (watch him fool with his rhythm section, and hear him deliver some rare scatting in the […]

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  • October 11, 2014

    There’s A Long Long Trail A-Winding

    Unreleased. Ray sang and played an unplugged version of this tune as a 1-minute intro to Crying Time during the 1980 Northsea Jazz Festival on July 13 at the Congresgebouw in The Hague.

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  • September 19, 2012

    Ray Charles At The North Sea Jazz Festival (1980)

    Live Concert: Northsea Jazz Festival, Prins Willem Alexanderzaal, Congresgebouw, The Hague – July 13, 1980. Period: The Tangerine/Crossover/Atlantic Years (1973 – 1980). Artist: Ray Charles (with The Raeletts, The Ray Charles Orchestra). Label: Unissued. Personnel: Ray Charles – vocals, piano, electric piano; Mitch Manker, Doug Crescimano, Tom Swayzee, Doug Martin – trumpets; Art Velasco, Dan […]

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