Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 7

You Be My Baby

Album 1959 What

Ray Charles - You Be My Baby / My Bonnie
Single (A): Atlantic 1196, August 1958, b/w My Bonnie.
Compilation album: What’d I Say, Atlantic 8029, September 1959.

Song written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman. “Ray Charles recorded it only after getting a third of the song” (source here).

Recorded in New York on 20 February 1958 with Marcus Belgrave, Lee Harper – tp; David Newman – as, ts; Emmett Dennis – bs; Richie Goldberg – d; Edgar Willis – b. The Raelettes – backing vocals.


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