Tracklist

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# Title Rating Length
1 Let's Have a Ball
2:32
2 Mess Around
2:40
3 Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
3:00
4 Roll With Me Baby
2:36
5 Let Me Hear You Call My Name
3:32
6 Jumpin' in the Morning
2:45
7 Kissa Me Baby
3:07
8 I'm Wonderin' and Wonderin'
3:18
9 The Sun's Gonna Shine
2:37
10 C.C. Rider
2:34
11 Honey Honey
2:42
12 Jack She's on the Ball
2:30
13 I've Had My Fun (Going Down Slow)
2:41
14 Confession Blues
2:28
15 Someday
3:08
16 I'm Glad for Your Sake
2:40
17 If I Give You My Love
2:36
18 Why Did You Go
2:48
19 Funny (But I Still Love You)
3:13
20 Alone in the City
2:49
21 All to Myself Now
1:59
22 Misery in My Heart (Going Down to the River)
3:03
23 Can't You See Darling
2:40
24 Baby Won't You Please Come Home
2:54
25 The Midnight Hour
2:59
26 Late in the Evening Blues
3:05

Credits

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recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1949) (tracks 17, 23)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950) (track 12)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1951) (track 24)
drums (drum set):
Connie Kay (1953-05-17) (track 2)
trumpet:
Jesse Drakes (1953-05-17) (track 2)
guitar:
MacHouston "Mickey" Baker (1953-05-17) (track 2)
bass:
Lloyd Trotman (bass) (1953-05-17) (track 2)
piano:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1953-05-17) (track 2)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Dave McRae (1953-05-17) (track 2)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Sam "The Man" Taylor (US tenor saxophonist) (1953-05-17) (track 2)
arranger:
Jesse Stone (track 2)
composer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 12, 14, 16, 20)
Velma Green (track 11)
James Burke Oden (track 13)
Sam Sweet (track 25)
William York (tracks 17, 23)
lyricist:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 1, 6–7, 12, 14, 16, 20)
Velma Green (track 11)
James Burke Oden (track 13)
Sam Sweet (track 25)
William York (tracks 17, 23)
performer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 24)
The Maxim Trio (tracks 17, 23)
Ray Charles Trio (track 12)
producer:
Herb Abramson (track 2)
Ahmet Ertegun (track 2)
vocals:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1953-05-17) (track 2)
Renald Richard (1953-05-17) (track 2)
writer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 5, 8, 18, 22)
Ahmet Ertegun (track 2)
Henry Roeland Byrd (track 3)
Charles Warfield (track 24)
Clarence Williams (track 24)
publisher:
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 24)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 24)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 24)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1953-05-17) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Goin’ Down Slow (track 13)
If I Give You My Love (1949) (track 17)
is the basis for:
I've Had My Fun (track 13)
later versions:
recording of:
Alone in the City (track 20)
Confession Blues (track 14)
Honey Honey (track 11)
Kissa Me Baby (track 7)
Misery in My Heart (track 22)
Roll With My Baby (track 4)
The Midnight Hour (track 25)
Why Did You Go? (track 18)
Can't You See Darling (1949) (track 23)
She's on the Ball (1950) (track 12)
Mess Around (1953-05-17) (track 2)