Saturday, September 14, 2013

Record #0497: (Night Time Is) The Right Time / Tell All the World About You – RAY CHARLES

Atlantic 2010 (original, promo) USA, Dec. 1958
Words & Music bySide ANapoleon "Nappy" Brown, Ozzie Cadena, Lew Herman; Side B – Ray Charles
Musicians: Ray Charles (lead vocals and piano), Marcus Belgrave (trumpet), John Hunt (trumpet on side A), Lee Harper (trumpet on side B), David Newman (tenor sax), Bennie Crawford (baritone sax on side A), Emmett Dennis (baritone sax on side B), Edgar Willis (bass), Teagle Fleming (drums on side A), Richie Goldberg (drums on side B), The Raelettes (backing vocals)
Recording sessions: Produced by Ahmet Ertegün and Jerry Wexler, Side A - New York, NY, Oct. 28, 1958; Side B - New York, NY, Feb. 20, 1958
Highest chart positions:  US #95, US R&B #5

This is a top notch R&B single, an absolutely great piece.

Charles still had to wait for few months before he got his first cross-over hit with "What'd I Say" (US #6, US R&B #1).

The flip was included on Charles' 1959 album "What'd I Say". "The Right Time" was put onto his 1960 LP "The Genius Sings the Blues".

List price:  Very Good+ is $7.50, Near Mint is $15. Promo not listed in the catalog.

No comments:

Post a Comment