Ray Charles

Ingredients in a Recipe for Soul/Have a Smile with Me

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A two-for-one pairing of albums from 1963 (Ingredients in a Recipe for Soul) and 1964 (Have a Smile With Me), with the addition of historical liner notes. Neither rate among his better albums -- both are inconsistent mixtures of hard-edged jazz/pop/soul and mainstream pop standards. Each, though, has some fine cuts, notably the Top Ten hit "Busted" (on Recipe) and a jazzy cover of Hank Williams' "Move It On Over" (on Have a Smile With Me). The CD also adds two bonus tracks: both parts of the orchestral pop "Without a Song" single from 1965.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:06
2 3:29
3 2:53
4 4:20
5 5:35
6 5:50
7 2:25
8 2:25
9 4:07
10 3:53
11 3:21
12 2:15
13 4:00
14 5:46
15 2:40
16 3:30
17 2:28
18 3:59
19 3:12
20 2:19
21 2:31
22 4:02
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