Ray Charles

Jacksonville, Florida, USA. [=Ray Charles Robinson] b. 23 Sep 1930 (Albany, Georgia); blind since age seven.
Label: HMV
Writers: Hoagy Carmichael/Stuart Gorrell
POP 792 Georgia On My Mind 26 Nov 1960 47-xx-24-28-29-34 Pts: 46
    Original: Hoagy Carmichael (1932)  
    14 Jan 1961 44-49 Pts: 11
Musicians: Ray Charles (vcls, pno)
Producers: Sid Feller
Writers: Percy Mayfield
POP 935 Hit The Road Jack 14 Oct 1961 45-19-7-6-13-10-12-17-22-37-39-48 Pts: 192
Writers: Don Gibson
POP 1034 I Can't Stop Loving You 9 Jun 1962 43-16-8-4-1-1-2-2-3-3-6-9-10-16-22-26-37 Pts: 570
    Original: Don Gibson (1958); sales: 250000  
CLP 1580 Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music LP 14 Jul 1962 18-16-14-6-12-17-20-13-15-14-12-15-12-13-16-19 Pts: 89
Producers: Sid Feller
Writers: Cindy Walker/Eddy Arnold
POP 1064 You Don't Know Me 8 Sep 1962 47-23-12-9-9-10-12-14-15-17-21-40-46 Pts: 210
    Original: Eddy Arnold (1956)  
Writers: Hank Williams
POP 1099 Your Cheating Heart 8 Dec 1962 50-25-13-15 Pts: 54
    Original: Hank Williams (1953)  
    12 Jan 1963 17-30-38 Pts: 33
7EG 8781 I Can't Stop Loving You EP 12 Jan 1963 10-10-11-12-14-12-13-12-15-11-14-11-16-20-17-20-20-19-19-18-16-20-16-13-15-19-13-13-11-12-10-19-16-16-18 Pts: 101
CLP 1613 Modern Sounds In Country & Western Music Volume 2 LP 9 Feb 1963 20-15-xx-20-16-20 Pts: 22
Musicians: Ray Charles (vcls, pno)
Producers: Sid Feller
Writers: Hy Heath/Fred Rose
POP 1161 Take These Chains From My Heart 11 May 1963 43-21-14-5-8-6-5-6-5-6-8-11-17-18-19-31-34-45-46-49 Pts: 386
    Original: Tommy Edwards; sales: 250000  
CLP 1626 Ray Charles' Greatest Hits LP 6 Jul 1963 20-16-17-16-19 Pts: 24
7EG 8812 Take These Chains From My Heart EP 14 Sep 1963 20-19-17-xx-xx-20-16 Pts: 13
Label: WSM
Producers: various
8122735562 The Definitive Ray Charles LP   36-38-42-39-48-63 Pts: 14
    sales: 60000  

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