With Patti LaBelle
October 18, 2014
Shout (Virtually With Patti LaBelle & The Andrae Crouch Singers)Read more
Album: Genius And Friends, Rhino/WEA, 20 September 2005. Ray Charles laid down most of the songs for this 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. For more production details, follow the album link, above.
March 21, 2011
Genius And Friends (2005)Read more
When a recording artist dies, their record company always gets squeezed between their (and the artist’s heirs’) commercial interests and their integrity. The questions they usually (have to) ask themselves are: Should we issue these songs, although the artist didn’t explicitly approve any release? Should we (re)mix those tunes to our own tastes, since the […]