Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Blackjack 2:23
2 Alexander's Ragtime Band 2:54
3 I Believe to My Soul 3:02
4 A Bit of Soul 4 2:20
5 Greenbacks 2:53
6 Undecided 3:40
7 When Your Lover Has Gone 2:49
8 It Had to Be You 2:44
9 Early in the Morning 2:49
10 Heartbreaker 2:49
11 Music, Music, Music 2:58
12 Tell Me How Do You Feel 2:42
13 In a Little Spanish Town (Live at Newport Jazz Festival, Rhode Island, 7/5/1958) 3:36
14 You Won't Let Me Go 3:18

Credits

Digital Media 1

recorded in:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1954-11-18) (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Joe Harris (jazz drummer/percussionist) (track 11)
Glenn Brooks (1954-11-18) (tracks 1, 5)
trumpet:
Joe Bridgewater (1954-11-18) (tracks 1, 5)
Charles "Clanky" Whitley (1954-11-18) (tracks 1, 5)
Marcus Belgrave (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
Ernie Royal (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
Clark Terry (American swing trumpeter) (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
Snookie Young (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
flute and saxophone:
Frank Wess (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
guitar:
Wesley Jackson (US R&B guitarist) (1954-11-18) (tracks 1, 5)
bass:
Jimmy Bell (jazz bassist) (1954-11-18) (tracks 1, 5)
Wendell Marshall (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 14)
double bass:
Oscar Pettiford (track 11)
alto saxophone:
Marshall Royal (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
piano:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 11)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1954-11-18) (tracks 1, 5)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (tracks 8, 14)
baritone saxophone:
David “Fathead” Newman (1954-11-18) (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
Donald Wilkerson (1954-11-18) (track 1)
Paul Gonsalves (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
Billy Mitchell (US jazz saxophonist) (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
David “Fathead” Newman (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Donald Wilkerson (1954-11-18) (track 5)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
Melba Liston (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
valve trombone:
Bob Brookmeyer (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 14)
arranger:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 5)
Ralph Burns (track 14)
Quincy Jones (track 8)
composer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 1, 3)
Irving Berlin (1911) (track 2)
Isham Jones (1924) (track 8)
Charlie Shavers (1938) (track 6)
lyricist:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 1, 3)
Irving Berlin (1911) (track 2)
Gus Kahn (1924) (track 8)
Sid Robin (1938) (track 6)
producer:
Ahmet Ertegun (tracks 3, 5, 9)
Nesuhi Ertegun (tracks 8, 11, 14)
Jerry Wexler (tracks 3, 5, 8–9, 11, 14)
solo baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
David “Fathead” Newman (1954-11-18) (track 5)
vocals:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1954-11-18) (tracks 1, 5)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (tracks 8, 14)
writer:
Dallas Bartley (track 9)
Bernie Baum (track 11)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 12)
Leo Hickman (track 9)
Louis Jordan (US jazz, blues and r&b musician and songwriter) (track 9)
Percy Mayfield (track 12)
Stephan Weiss (track 11)
publisher:
recorded at:
6 West Recording in New York, New York, United States (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (tracks 8, 14)
cover recording of:
Undecided (track 6)
It Had to Be You (1959-05-06 – 1959-06-23) (track 8)
instrumental cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Zoom Theme (track 2)
later translated versions:
Moe zijn (Nico Haak song) (track 11)
later versions:
recording of:
Blackjack (1954-11-18) (track 1)
Greenbacks (1954-11-18) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Bugle Call Rag Medley (tracks 2, 6)