The Hits

NEW-101003
  • 発売中
  • アーティスト:Ray Charles
  • レーベル:NEW CONTINENT
  • 品番:NEW-101003
  • ジャンル:ロック&ポップス
  • 価格:オープン価格
  • 形態:LP 180g 重量盤 GATEFOLD EDITION 限定盤


収録曲

Ray Charles / The Hits

Side A:
1.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael-Stuart Gorrell) 3:42 [#1 Pop Chart]
2.Blackjack (Ray Charles) 2:22 [#8 R&B Chart]
3.I Got A Woman (Ray Charles-Ronald Richard) 2:56 [#1 R&B Chart]
4.Greenbacks (Renald Richard) 2:55 [#5 R&B Chart]
5.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) 3:08 [#4 R&B Chart]
6.A Fool For You (Ray Charles) 3:06 [#1 R&B Chart]
7.Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover) 3:24 [#1 R&B Chart]
8.Hallelujah I Love Her So (Ray Charles) 2:38 [#5 R&B Chart]

Side B:
1.What’d I Say Parts I & Ii (Ray Charles) 5:06 [#1 R&B/#6 Pop Charts]
2.Unchain My Heart (Teddy Powell-Robert Sharp Jr.) 2:54 [#9 Pop Chart]
3.Lonely Avenue (Doc Pomus) 2:37 [#6 R&B Chart]
4.I Can’t Stop Loving You (Don Gibson) 2:41 [#1 R&B Chart]
5.You Don’t Know Me (Eddie Arnold-Cindy Walker) 3:18 [#2 R&B Chart]
6.You Are My Sunshine (Jimmy Davis-Charles Mitchell) 3:02 [#7 R&B Chart]
7.It Should’ve Been Me (Memphis Curtis) 2:45 [#5 R&B Chart]
8.Hit The Road, Jack (Percy Mayfield) 2:05 [#1 R&B & Pop Charts]
Rankings According To Billboard Magazine.

メンバー:Ray Charles, piano & vocals
On all tracks, plus:
A1:Strings & chorus arranged by Ralph Burns & conducted by Bennie “Hank” Crawford.Edgar Willis (bass), Milton Turner (drums).
New York, March 25, 1960.
A2-A5:Joe Bridgewater, Charles Whitley (trumpet), Don Wilkerson (tenor sax),
David Newman (baritone sax), Wesley Jackson (guitar),Jimmy Bell (bass),
Glenn Brooks (drums). Atlanta, November 18, 1954.
A6:Joe Bridgewater, Riley Webb (trumpet), David Newman (alto, baritone sax),
Don Wilkerson (tenor sax), Roosevelt Sheffield (bass),
William Peeples (drums). Miami, April 23, 1955.
A7-A8:Joe Bridgewater, Joshua Willis (trumpet), Don Wilkerson (tenor sax),
Cecil Payne (baritone sax), Paul West (bass), Panama Francis (drums).
New York, November 30, 1955.
B1:Ray Charles plays Wurlitzer electric piano and wrote the arrangements.
Marcus Belgrave (trumpet), David “Fathead” Newman (tenor sax),
Bennie “Hank” Crawford (baritone sax), Edgar Willis (bass),
Milt Turner (drums), Mongo Santamaría (congas),
The Raeletts [Gwen Berry,Margie Hendrix, Priscilla “Pat” Moseley Lyles,
Ethel “Darlene” McCrea] (backing vocals).
New York, February 18, 1959.
B2: Phillip Guilbeau, John Hunt (trumpet), David “Fathead” Newman (tenor sax),
Bennie “Hank” Crawford (alto sax),
Leroy “Hog” Cooper (baritone sax), Edgar Willis (bass), Edward “Bruno” Carr (drums),
The Raeletts [Gwen Berry, Margie Hendrix,Priscilla “Pat” Moseley Lyles,
Ethel “Darlene” McCrea] (backing vocals).
New York, July 5, 1961.
B3:Joe Bridgewater, Joe Hunt (trumpet), David “Fathead” Newman (alto & tenor sax),
Emmett Dennis (baritone sax),
Roosevelt “Whiskey” Sheffield (bass), William Peeples (drums),
The Cookies
[Margie Hendrix, Dorothy Jones, Ethel “Darlene” McCrea] (backing vocals).
Ray Charles (also arranger). New York, May 16, 1956.
B4-B5:Orchestra & chorus arranged & conducted by Marty Paich. Hollywood, February 15, 1962.
B6:Marcus Belgrave, Wallace Davenport, Phillip Guilbeau, John Hunt (trumpet),
Henderson Chambers, Leon Comegys, Jim Harbert, Keg Johnson (trombone),
David “Fathead” Newman, Donald Wilkerson (tenor sax), Bennie “Hank” Crawford,
Rudy Powell (alto sax),
Leroy “Hog” Cooper (baritone sax),Sonny Forriest (guitar), Edgar Willis (bass),
Edward “Bruno” Carr (drums),
The Raeletts [Gwen Berry, Margie Hendrix, Priscilla “Pat” Moseley Lyles,Ethel “Darlene” McCrea] (backing vocals).
Arranged & conducted by Gerald Wilson.
New York, September 5, 1962.
B7:Jessie Drakes (trumpet), Sam “The Man” Taylor (tenor sax),
Dave McRae (baritone sax), Mickey Baker (guitar), Lloyd Trotman (bass),
Connie Kay (drums),Jesse Stone (additional vocals). Arranged by Jesse Stone.
New York, May, 17, 1953.
B8:Phillip Guilbeau, John Hunt (trumpet), David “Fathead” Newman (tenor sax),
Bennie “Hank” Crawford (alto sax),
Leroy “Hog” Cooper (baritone sax),Edgar Willis (bass), Edward “Bruno” Carr (drums),
The Raeletts [Gwen Berry, Margie Hendrix, Priscilla “Pat” Moseley Lyles,
Ethel “Darlene” McCrea] (backing vocals). New York, July 5, 1961

■レイ・チャールスが1953年~1962年に発売されたビルボード誌のシングルヒット曲を中心に16曲を収録。

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