Ray Charles - Ray Charles and Betty Carter


Analogue Productions



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Hybrid 3-Channel Stereo SACD

Hybrid 3-Channel Stereo SACD

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An audiophile classic - cut from the original three-track masters! Now playable in three-channel on SACD!

One track - "Baby, It's Cold Outside" - will make this one easily worth the price of admission!

Whoa! Now we're getting into the big leagues. Yowsa! And not just any Ray Charles title, mind you. Ray Charles and Betty Carter! Analogue Productions has reissued a whole lot of classics - a whole lot - but there aren't many of 'em that are a much bigger deal than this.

This is such a romantic album. Such a warm album. Such a rich album. And, ooh, the sound! Turn the lights down. Grab that special someone. And as our Acoustic Sounds/Analogue Productions owner would say, "If nothing happens, don't blame the SACD!"

Originally released in 1961 on ABC-Paramount, Ray Charles and Betty Carter features startling dynamics, with Marty Paich's arrangements showcasing both punchy brass and lush strings. The showstopper, "Baby, It's Cold Outside," topped the R&B charts upon its release. And jazz singer Betty Carter's vocal prowess shines on "Cocktails For Two" and "Alone Together." Ray Charles has never sounded more romantic.

Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
You and I
Intro: Goodbye/We'll Be Together Again
People Will Say We're In Love
Cocktails For Two
Side By Side
Baby, It's Cold Outside
For All We Know
Takes Two To Tango
Alone Together
Just You, Just Me

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 2 person(s) rated this product.

A classic

posted on 07/11/2012
5 Stars
Jazz ballads like nobody else can offer. A must-have disc. I do not care for the 3-channel presentation with vocals exclusively in the center channel. Fortunately the stereo presentation, (as it was intended to be heard), is available.

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