With Barbra Streisand

  • November 14, 2014

    Crying Time (With The Raelettes, Ft Lillie Fort)

    Single (A): ABC/Paramount 10739, October 1965, b/w When My Dream Boat Comes Home.Album: Crying Time, ABC/Paramount/Tangerine 544, January 1966. Recorded on June 23, 1965 at RPM Studios in Hollywood. Ray Charles (vocals, piano); John Audino, Conte Candoli (trumpet); Milton Bernhart, Frank D. Strong (trombone); Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone); Bill Carson (alto saxophone); Jewel Grant (baritone saxophone); […]

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  • October 15, 2014

    Sweet Inspiration / Where You Lead (With Barbra Streisand And The Raelettes)

    Unreleased. Streisand’s successful (but odd) mash-up of Sweet Inspiration (Dan Penn/Spooner Oldham) and Where You Lead (Carole King/Toni Stern), televized as part of Barbra Streisand… And Other Musical Instruments, taped in 1973 in London. Ray sparsely sang, but played beautiful piano and a bit of organ on this one. Also with The Raelettes, who played a credible role as a gospel quartet. […]

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