With Gladys Knight

  • November 21, 2014

    I Wish I’d Never Loved You At All (With Gladys Knight)

    Album: Just Between Us, Columbia 40703, September 1988.  Recorded at RPM International with uncredited members of the Ray Charles Orchestra (i.e. Mark Curry, Bobby Medina, Ted Murdock, Jeff Kaye – trumpets; Mike Christianson, Armin Marmolejo, Steve Sigmund, Charlie Schofner – trombones; Al Jackson, Ricky Woodard, Rudy Johnson, Leroy Cooper [and Chris Lega?] – saxophones; Ernest Vantrease […]

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  • November 9, 2014

    Heaven Help Us All (With Gladys Knight)

    Album: Genius Loves Company, Concord, August 2004. The album was recorded at RPM International (and some of the orchestral parts elsewhere) in Los Angeles between mid 2003 and March 2004. For an unabridged personnel listing see Wikipedia. Ray probably never sounded so unlike himself, but Gladys carried the tune – and the terrific arrangement – like the […]

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  • November 4, 2014

    I’m So Tired Of Waiting (With Gladys Knight) (?)

    Unreleased. Stories like this are often not true, but who knows…: “One day he called (it was on a Wednesday) and said he wanted to record a song I wrote called I’m So Tired Of Waiting that he had in mind to record with Gladys Knight. He said he needed an additional verse by Saturday. By Saturday […]

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  • October 25, 2014

    Neither One Of Us (With Gladys Knight & The Pips)

    Album3 (DVD): Gladys Knight & The Pips – Featuring Ray Charles: Live In Los Angeles, Immortal, 13 January 2008. Filmed at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, on or around September 1977. (Starts at 4’00):

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  • October 6, 2014

    You Were There (With Gladys Knight)

    Album: Genius And Friends, Rhino/WEA, 20 September 2005. Ray Charles laid down most of the songs of the later Genius And Friends album at his own studio, RPM International in Los Angeles, in 1997 and 1998. Post mortem, duet parts of these tunes were dubbed in by virtual duet partners. I doubt if Gladys would have cooperated with […]

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  • September 10, 2014

    Genius Loves Company’s 10th Anniversary Reissues (2014)

    The 10th anniversary of the 2004 album Genius Loves Company will be celebrated with three deluxe reissues, in variant packages – one of them in (2-LP, 45RPM, 180-gram) vinyl* – and a 192/24 hi-res digital download-version. Another version is packaged with the film Ray; all packs will be including “interviews with guest artists from then and now”; […]

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