• January 26, 2011

    Brother Ray Is At It Again (1980)

    Compared To What Anyway You Want To Don’t You Love Me Anymore (flugelhorn solo by Bobby Bryant Freddie Hubbard*) A Poor Man’s Song Now That We’ve Found Each other Ophelia I Can’t Change It Questions Crossover/Atlantic SH 8546, March 1980. This album was released more than a year after the first edition of Brother Ray; […]

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  • September 13, 2010

    Love And Peace (1978)

    You 20th-Century Fox (James Gadson on drums) Take Off That Dress She Knows Riding Thumb We Had It All No Achievement Showing A Peace That We Never Before Could Enjoy Is There Anyone Out There Give The Poor Man A Break Love And Peace was the first Ray Charles album produced on 24 tracks, at […]

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  • September 10, 2010

    Rare Genius – The Undiscovered Masters (2010)

    Rare Genius was yet another post mortem album, released on 26 October 2010. The album was announced as a “treasure trove of newly discovered recordings”, “culled from four decades worth of demos and other previously unreleased material”, from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. According to the press release, “Adding a little sweetening to some of the sparse, […]

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