Genius Love Company (Remastered)
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Charles’ staggering achievements over a 58-year career include 17 GRAMMY Awards, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a Lifetime Achievement and the President’s Merit Award, the Presidential Medal for the Arts, France’s Legion of Honor, the Kennedy Center Honors, the NAACP Image Awards’ “Hall of Fame Award,” and numerous other music Halls of Fame, including those for Jazz and Rhythm & Blues, all testament to his enormous influence. In 2019, he was honored by the Grand Ole Opry with An Opry Salute to Ray Charles, which was broadcast across PBS stations.
One of the most the most popular and commercially successful albums of Ray Charles’ illustrious career, Genius Loves Company reached #1 on the Billboard 200, and won 8 Grammy Awards including Album of the Year and Record of the Year in 2005. It sold over 200,000 copies in the US alone during it’s first week of release, and went on to Triple Platinum status.
This duet album features collaborations with some of the biggest names in music like Norah Jones, James Taylor, BB King, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt and more.
It is also notable, and fitting, as the final album Ray Charles ever recorded.
Here We Go Again (with Norah Jones) 3:59
Sweet Potato Pie (with James Taylor) 3:47
You Don’t Know Me (with Diana Krall) 3:55
Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (with Elton John) 3:59
Fever (with Natalie Cole) 3:30
Do I Ever Cross Your Mind (with Bonnie Raitt) 4:34
It Was A Very Good Year (with Willie Nelson) 4:59
Hey Girl (with Michael McDonald) 5:15
Sinner’s Prayer (with B.B. King) 4:25
Heaven Help Us All (with Gladys Knight) 4:32
Over The Rainbow (with Johnny Mathis) 4:54
Crazy Love (with Van Morrison) 3:42
D TRC2118 / 708857211838
CD TRC21202 / 708857212026
LP TRC21201 / 708857212019