01 May 2009
We can now exclusively reveal the contents of the DVD that will accompany every copy of RAY CHARLES - YES INDEED! Produced in direct collaboration with the Ray Charles Marketing Group it will consist of six different filmed performances with three full song performances; ‘Half As Much’, ‘Crying Time’, ‘Born To Lose’ and ten partial performances ‘I’ve Got A Woman’, ‘I Believe To My Soul’, ‘Them That Got’, ‘Hit The Road Jack’, ‘Heaven Help Us All’, ‘Georgia On My Mind’, ‘Yesterday’, ‘Blues In The Night’, ‘God Bless The Child’, ‘Hallelujah, I Love Her So’.
The above thirteen performances include some of the most important songs of Ray’s career composed by some of the greatest songwriters ever - including Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Billie Holiday and others. Four of these songs won Grammy Awards for Ray and another two are in the Grammy Hall of Fame; nine of them made the Billboard Hot 100 and five of them were Top Ten hits.
Better yet, there are on-camera appearances and performances by Johnny Cash, Carol Burnett, Barbra Streisand, the very first Prime Minister of Israel David Ben-Gurion and all five horn players in Ray’s original band.
Ray Charles - Yes Indeed! is available to order now. Click here.
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