Ray Charles Christmas

Ray Charles - The Spirit Of Christmas (1985)  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 11, 2017
Ray Charles - The Spirit Of Christmas (1985)

Ray Charles - The Spirit Of Christmas (1985)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 220 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 102 Mb | Artwork included | 00:43:67
Holidays, Christmas Standarts, Vocal Jazz, Rhythm & Blues | Label: Columbia | # CK 40125

Recorded in 1985, The Spirit of Christmas finds Ray Charles performing a variety of holiday favorites with vocal assistance from the Raelettes and an appearance by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. The ten tracks mix standards and originals, including "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," and the ballad "That Spirit of Christmas," which was featured in the movie National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. The Spirit of Christmas is perfect background music for any holiday celebration.

Ray Charles - Celebrates a Gospel Christmas (2005)  Music

Posted by robi62 at Dec. 21, 2016
Ray Charles - Celebrates a Gospel Christmas (2005)

Ray Charles - Celebrates a Gospel Christmas (2005)
Video: PAL, MPEG-2 at 5 591 kb/s, 720 x 576 at 25.000 fps | Audio: AC-3 2ch. at 384 kb/s, AC-3 6ch. at 448 kb/s
Genre: Jazz, Gospel | Label: Wienerworld | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 26 Sept. 2005 | Runtime: 88 min. | 3,98GB (DVD5)

In the early '50s, Ray Charles took the fiery passion of gospel and the hard-hitting sound of the blues, and by putting them together he created a whole new sound in rhythm & blues that helped make him a legend in American music.

Ray Charles - Ultimate Hits Collection (1999)  Music

Posted by El Misha at June 18, 2018
Ray Charles - Ultimate Hits Collection (1999)

Ray Charles - Ultimate Hits Collection (1999)
Vocal Jazz, Funk, Soul, Blues | FLAC (tracks) | Cover | 01:56:15 | 684 MB + 5% Recovery
Label: Rhino Entertainment Company ‎– R2 75644 | Tracks: 36 | Rls.date: 1999

James Brown may be "the hardest working man in show business," Aretha Franklin may be the Queen of Soul, but as Ultimate Hits Collection proves, the most apt nickname in all of music may belong to Ray Charles: the Genius. Forget for a moment that fitting all of Charles' hits on a mere two CDs is not remotely possible. Almost any Ray Charles greatest-hits compilation is going to be excellent, and this one is better than most, if only because it's two-discs long. Ultimate Hits Collection follows the path of Charles' work as it cruises through the genres he so richly influenced: R&B, pop, jazz, blues, and country. The standard favorites are here from Charles' repertoire, but what sets this compilation apart are the lesser-known tracks. "Mess Around" and "Hide 'Nor Hair" are certainly not as popular as "Hit the Road Jack," but they are no less enjoyable. The most welcome inclusion is Charles' version of the country classic "You Don't Know Me," which is often left off of other Charles retrospectives.
Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company (2004) [10th Anniversary Edition '2014] (Official Digital Download 24/192)

Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company (2004) [10th Anniversary Edition '2014]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 61:01 minutes | 2,28 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Upon its release in 2004, few could have predicted the extraordinary, game-changing effect that Ray Charles’ final recording would have on both his career and the industry as a whole. One of Charles’ most inspirational and historically significant albums, "Genius Loves Company" captures the genius of the music icon in his last studio recording pairing him with legendary guest artists including Norah Jones, Diana Krall, James Taylor, Elton John, Willie Nelson and Bonnie Raitt to name a few. The album went on to receive an astounding 8 GRAMMY Awards, including 'Album of the Year' and 'Record of the Year'. Since its release on August 31st, 2004, Genius Loves Company has been certified multi-platinum with worldwide sales in excess of 5 million copies.
Ray Charles - Hallelujah I Love Her So! (1962/2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz] RE-UP

Ray Charles - Hallelujah I Love Her So! (1962/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 41:43 minutes | 1018 MB
Studio Mono Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

For the First Time - Digitally Released As High Resolution Downloads 192kHz/24bit Classic Soul Titles from the Archives of Atlantic Records and Rhino Records. In Mono.
Ray Charles & Count Basie Orchestra - Ray Sings, Basie Swings (2006) [Official Digital Download 24bit/88,2kHz] RE-UP

Ray Charles and Count Basie Orchestra - Ray Sings, Basie Swings (2006)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 48:29 minutes | 995 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

"Ray Sings, Basie Swings" combines archival, never-before-heard Ray Charles vocal recordings with brand-new performances by the Count Basie Orchestra. This ground breaking album gives listeners the unprecedented experience of hearing Ray Charles at the dazzling peak of his vocal prowess. Ray Sings, Basie Swings was created with the most up-to-date recording and mixing technology, offering sound quality that is state-of-the art.
Ray Charles - The Genius Of Ray Charles (1959) [MFSL 2012] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC / RE-UP

Ray Charles - The Genius Of Ray Charles (1959) [MFSL 2012]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 38:29 minutes | Scans included | 1,01 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 678 MB
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab # UDSACD 2055

The Genius of Ray Charles is a 1959 album by Ray Charles. In 2003, the album was ranked number 263 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Some players from Ray Charles' big band are joined by many ringers from the Count Basie and Duke Ellington bands for the first half of this program, featuring Charles belting out six songs arranged by Quincy Jones. "Let the Good Times Roll" and "Deed I Do" are highlights, and there are solos by tenorman David "Fathead" Newman, trumpeter Marcus Belgrave, and (on "Two Years of Torture") tenor Paul Gonsalves. The remaining six numbers are ballads, with Charles backed by a string orchestra arranged by Ralph Burns.
Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company (2004) [2.0 & 5.1] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC / RE-UP

Ray Charles - Genius Loves Company (2004) [2.0 & 5.1]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 51:34 minutess | Scans included | 3,55 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 1,08 GB
Ray Charles - The Atlantic Studio Albums In Mono (2016) [Remastered] [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Ray Charles - The Atlantic Studio Albums In Mono (2016) [Remastered]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 257:01 minutes | 2,47 GB
Studio Mono Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

A music legend like no other, Ray Charles earned the nickname "Genius" for recording countless jazz, country, R&B and pop masterpieces during a career that spanned seven decades. This Box Set features mono mixes for the seven outstanding solo studio albums he recorded for Atlantic Records. For this new collection, the following albums have been fully remastered from the original mono analog tapes, echoing the experience of the era, when most fans were hearing music on record players, jukeboxes and radios that played music monaurally: Ray Charles (1957), The Great Ray Charles (1957), Yes, Indeed! (1958), What'd I Say (1959), The Genius Of Ray Charles (1959), The Genius After Hours (1961), and The Genius Sings The Blues (1961).

Ray Charles - The Very Best Of Ray Charles (2014) 5CD Box Set  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 16, 2018
Ray Charles - The Very Best Of Ray Charles (2014) 5CD Box Set

Ray Charles - The Very Best Of Ray Charles (2014) 5CD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.64 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 718 Mb | Scans ~ 37 Mb | 05:10:41
Rhythm & Blues, Soul-Jazz, Big Band, Soul, Funk, Gospel | Label: Wagram | # 3299892

Ray Charles was the musician most responsible for developing soul music. Singers like Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson also did a great deal to pioneer the form, but Charles did even more to devise a new form of black pop by merging '50s R&B with gospel-powered vocals, adding plenty of flavor from contemporary jazz, blues, and (in the '60s) country. Then there was his singing; his style was among the most emotional and easily identifiable of any 20th century performer, up there with the likes of Elvis and Billie Holiday. He was also a superb keyboard player, arranger, and bandleader. The brilliance of his 1950s and '60s work, however, can't obscure the fact that he made few classic tracks after the mid-'60s, though he recorded often and performed until the year before his death.