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Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company Album

Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company Album

  • Performer: Ray Charles
  • Genre: Jazz / Blues
  • Title: Genius Loves Company
  • Released: 2004
  • Style: Piano Blues, Easy Listening, Swing
  • Label: Liberty EMI Records UK, Hear Music, Concord Records, EMI
  • Catalog: 7243 8 66541 2 0
  • Country: Europe
  • MP3 version size: 1893 mb
  • FLAC version size: 1770 mb
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 166

Tracklist

1Ray Charles with B.B. KingSinner's Prayer
Bass – Tom FowlerDrums – Jim KeltnerGuitar [Rhythm] – Irv KramerOrgan [Hammond B3] – Billy PrestonPiano – Ray CharlesVocals [Duet], Guitar [Lead] – B.B. King
4:25
2Ray Charles with Gladys KnightHeaven Help Us All
Bass – Abraham Laboriel Sr.Choir – Alethea Mills, Aminah Ofumbi, Chavonne Morris, Clarissa Watkins, Clydene Jackson, Darryl Phinnessee, De'Ante Duckett, Irene Madison, James Burney, Janey Clewer Gaitsch, James Gilstrap, John West , Kevin Dorsey, Loren Turner, Rosemary Butler, Sheven Morris, Terry Woods Drums – James GadsonGuitar – Charles Fearing, Danny JacobOrgan [Hammond B3] – Billy PrestonPiano – Clarence McDonaldSaxophone – Brandon Fields, Dave Boruff, Tom SavianoTrombone – Bob McChesneyTrumpet – Gary Grant, Wayne BergeronVocals [Duet] – Gladys Knight
4:32
3Ray Charles with Johnny MathisOver The Rainbow
Bass – Trey HenryBassoon – Dave Riddles, John Mitchell Cello – Armen Ksajikian, John Acosta , Larry Corbett, Rudolph Stein, Steve Richards, Yao ZhaoClarinet – Charles Boito, Don MarkeseDouble Bass [Contrabass] – Dave Stone , Karl Vincent, Kenneth Wild, Trey HenryDrums – Ray BrinkerFlute – Greg Huckins, Steve KujalaFrench Horn – Kurt Snyder, Phil Yao, Suzette MoriartyHarp – Eleanore ChoateOboe – Joseph Stone, Leanne BecknellPercussion – Mark Converse, Wallace SnowPiano – Randy WaldmanTimpani – Scott HigginsTrombone – Alex Isles, Andrew Martin, Robert Sanders, Charlie MorillasTrumpet – Dennis Farias, Larry Hall, Rick Baptist, Wayne BergeronViola – Briana Bandy, David Stenske, Ed Persi, John Acevedo, Ray Tischer, Robert Berg, Sam FormicolaViolin – Alan Ellsworth, Anatoli Rosinsky, Charles Everett, David Kilbride, Dennis Molchan, Edith Markman, Edmund Stein, Gerry Hilera, Kathleen Robertson, Kenneth Yerke, Michelle Richards, Paul Manaster, Reginald Clews, Robert Matsuda, Todor Pelev, Vladimir Polimatidi, Xiao Niu He, Yaroslav Kettner, Zheng WangVocals [Duet] – Johnny Mathis
4:54
4Ray Charles with Elton JohnSorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
Bass – Tom FowlerCello – John Acosta , Rudolph Stein, Steve Richards, Yao ZhaoDrums – John Robinson Guitar – Michael ThompsonPiano – Alan PasquaViola – Carolyn Riley, Ed Persi, Maria Newman, Sam FormicolaViolin – Alan Ellsworth, Alicia Engley, Amy Wickman-Guerra, Dennis Molchan, Edmund Stein, Gerry Hilera, Igor Pandurski, Kathleen Robertson, Nick Grant , Paul Manaster, Reginald Clews, Sai Ly Acosta, Todor Pelev, Xiao Niu He, Zheng WangVocals [Duet] – Elton John
3:59
5Ray Charles with Van MorrisonCrazy Love (Live)
Backing Vocals – Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee, Vaneese ThomasBass – David HayesConductor – Rob MathesDrums – Shawn PeltonGuitar – Jeff MironovKeyboards – Michael BeardonPercussion – Bashiri JohnsonTenor Saxophone – Charlie Pillow, Martin WinningTrumpet – Jeff Kievit, Matthew Holland, Tony KadleckVocals [Duet] – Van Morrison
3:46
6Ray Charles with James Taylor Sweet Potato Pie
Baritone Saxophone – Brandon FieldsBass – Tom FowlerDrums – Ray BrinkerGuitar – Irv Kramer, Michael LandauKeyboards – Randy WaldmanSaxophone – Bob Shepard, Dave BoruffTrombone – Bob McChesney, Bruce FowlerTrumpet – Charles Davis, Walt FowlerVocals [Duet] – James Taylor
3:47
7Ray Charles with Michael McDonaldHey Girl
Bass – Tom Fowler, Trey HenryBassoon – Dave Riddles, John Mitchell Cello – Armen Ksajikian, John Acosta , Larry Corbett, Rudolph Stein, Steve Richards, Yao ZhaoClarinet – Charles Boito, Don MarkeseDouble Bass [Contrabass] – Dave Stone , Karl Vincent, Kenneth Wild, Trey HenryDrums – Ray BrinkerFlute – Greg Huckins, Steve KujalaFrench Horn – Kurt Snyder, Phil Yao, Suzette MoriartyGuitar – Irv KramerHarp – Eleanore ChoateOboe – Joseph Stone, Leanne BecknellPercussion – Mark Converse, Wallace SnowPiano – Randy WaldmanTimpani – Scott HigginsTrombone – Alex Isles, Andrew Martin, Robert Sanders, Charlie MorillasTrumpet – Dennis Farias, Kenneth Scharf, Larry Hall, Rick Baptist, Wayne BergeronViola – Briana Bandy, David Stenske, Ed Persi, John Acevedo, Ray Tischer, Robert Berg, Sam FormicolaViolin – Alan Ellsworth, Anatoli Rosinsky, Charles Everett, David Kilbride, Dennis Molchan, Edith Markman, Edmund Stein, Gerry Hilera, Kathleen Robertson, Kenneth Yerke, Michelle Richards, Paul Manaster, Reginald Clews, Robert Matsuda, Todor Pelev, Vladimir Polimatidi, Xiao Niu He, Yaroslav Kettner, Zheng WangVocals [Duet], Keyboards – Michael McDonald
5:15
8Ray Charles with Natalie ColeFever
Bass – Tom FowlerCello – John Acosta , Rudolph Stein, Steve Richards, Yao ZhaoDrums – Ray BrinkerGuitar – George Doering, Irv KramerKeyboards – Randy WaldmanViola – Carolyn Riley, Ed Persi, Maria Newman, Sam FormicolaViolin – Alan Ellsworth, Alicia Engley, Amy Wickman-Guerra, Dennis Molchan, Edmund Stein, Gerry Hilera, Igor Pandurski, Kathleen Robertson, Nick Grant , Paul Manaster, Reginald Clews, Sai Ly Acosta, Todor Pelev, Xiao Niu He, Zheng WangVocals [Duet] – Natalie Cole
3:30
9Ray Charles with Willie NelsonIt Was A Very Good Year
Bass – Tom FowlerBassoon – Dave Riddles, John Mitchell Cello – Armen Ksajikian, John Acosta , Kevan Toreh, Martha Lippi, Rudolph Stein, Steve Richards, Suzie Katayama, Yao ZhaoClarinet – Charles Boito, Don MarkeseDouble Bass [Contrabass] – Dave Stone , Karl Vincent, Kenneth Wild, Richard Shaw, Tim Christensen , Trey HenryDrums – Ray BrinkerEnglish Horn – Joseph StoneFlute – Greg Huckins, Steve KujalaFrench Horn – Joe Meyer, Kurt Snyder, Patricia Skye, Richard ToddGuitar – Irv KramerHarp – Eleanore ChoateOboe – Leanne BecknellPercussion – Mark Converse, Wallace SnowPiano – Randy WaldmanTimpani – Scott HigginsViola – Briana Bandy, Carolyn Riley, David Stenske, Ed Persi, John Acevedo, Maria Newman, Ray Tischer, Robert Berg, Sam Formicola, Shanti RandallViolin – Alan Ellsworth, Alwyn Wright, Anatoli Rosinsky, Armen Garabedian, Berg Garabedian, Charles Everett, David Kilbride, Dennis Molchan, Edmund Stein, Franklyn D'Antonio, Gerry Hilera, Horia Moroaica, Igor Pandurski, Joel Derouin, Kathleen Robertson, Kenneth Yerke, Leslie Brown Katz, Michael Markman, Michelle Richards, Nancy Roth, Paul Manaster, Reginald Clews, Robert Matsuda, Todor Pelev, Tricia Lee, Vladimir Polimatidi, Xiao Niu He, Yaroslav Kettner, Zheng WangVocals [Duet], Guitar – Willie Nelson
4:59
10Ray Charles with Norah JonesHere We Go Again
Bass – Tom FowlerDrums – Ray BrinkerGuitar – Irv KramerKeyboards – Ray CharlesOrgan [Hammond B3] – Billy PrestonVocals [Duet], Piano – Norah Jones
3:59
11Ray Charles with Bonnie RaittDo I Ever Cross Your Mind?
Bass – Tom FowlerDrums – Ray BrinkerGuitar – George MarinelliKeyboards – Ray CharlesPiano – Randy WaldmanVocals [Duet], Guitar [Slide] – Bonnie Raitt
4:34
12Ray Charles with Diana KrallYou Don't Know Me
Bass – Tom FowlerCello – John Krovoza, Stefanie Fife, Tim Landauer, Trevor HandyDrums – Ray BrinkerGuitar – George Doering, Irv KramerKeyboards – Ray CharlesPiano, Keyboards – Randy WaldmanViola – Andrew Picken, David Walther, Miguel Ferguson, Ray Tischer, Shawn Mann, Suzanna GiordanoViolin – Berj Garabedian, Brian Benning, Daphne Chen, David Stenske, Dynell Weber, Irina Voloshina, Jennifer Munday , Jennifer Walton, Johana Krejci, Julie Rogers , Kirsten Fife, Margaret Wooten, North Wood, Raymond Kobler, Ron Clark, Ronald Folsom, Songa LeeVocals [Duet] – Diana Krall
3:55

Credits

  • A&R [Administration]Mary Hogan
  • A&R [Production Manager]Chris Dunn
  • Art Direction [Concord]Abbey Anna
  • Creative DirectorLisa Laarman
  • Design ConceptKristy Cameron
  • Engineer [Capitol]Bill Smith, Steve Genewick
  • Executive-ProducerJohn Burk
  • Liner NotesDavid R. Legry
  • Liner Notes [Thank Yous]John Burk
  • Mastered By [Mastering Lab]Doug Sax, Robert Hadley
  • Mixed By [Assistant Capitol Studios]Bill Smith, Steve Genewick
  • Mixed By [Capitol Studios]Al Schmitt
  • Other [Protools Engineer] – Seth Presant
  • Photography ByNorman Seeff
  • Photography By [Ray Charles Playing Piano]Vitaliano Napolitano
  • Photography By [Ray Charles W/ Bonnie Raitt]George Marinelli
  • Photography By [Ray Charles W/ Carl Foster Willie Nelson Gladys Knight]Dennis Shirley
  • Photography By [Ray Charles W/ Norah Jones]John Jennings
  • ProducerHerbert Waltl (tracks: 2, 7 to 8, 11), John Burk (tracks: 1 to 2, 7 to 11), Phil Ramone (tracks: 3 to 6, 12), Terry Howard (tracks: 2, 7 to 8, 11)
  • VocalsRay Charles

Notes

This Album was recorded from June 2003 - March 2004
℗ & © 2004 Ray Charles Enterprises, Inc.
Track 12 performed live at the "Songwriter's Hall Of Fame Awards" on June 12, 2003, in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, New York.
Made In Holland
Made in EU

Barcodes

  • Barcode (Text): 7 24386 65412 0
  • Barcode (String): 724386654120
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi AAH37
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L047
  • Matrix / Runout: Mediamotion 8665412 @1 1-3-17 NL
  • Rights Society (Circled): bel Biem
  • Other (UK Category): UK: 886 5412
  • Other (Distribution Code F: ): PM520
  • Label Code: LC 0542
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Companies

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ray Charles Enterprises, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Ray Charles Enterprises, Inc.
  • Mixed At – Capitol Studios
  • Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
  • Manufactured By – Mediamotion
  • Marketed By – EMI
  • Distributed By – EMI
  • Licensed From – Concord Records, Inc.
  • Licensed To – EMI Records Ltd.