Songs of the RAY CHARLES

I Wake Up Crying – Ray Charles

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After tossin’ and turnin’ And a-yearnin’ the whole night long Pretty baby oh my love since you went away haven’t spent a happy day 2) I wake up crying

The Right Time – Ray Charles

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(night and day) Is the right time (night and day) To be (night and day) With the one you love, now (night and day) Say now oh baby (night

Ruby – Ray Charles

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Not always what you seem And though my heart may break when I awake Let it be so, I only know Ruby, it’s you They say, Ruby you’re like

I Can’t Stop Loving You – Ray Charles

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I’ve made up my mind To live in memory of the lonesome times (I can’t stop wanting you) It’s useless to say So I’ll just live my life in

It Was A Very Good Year – Ray Charles

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When I was seventeen It was a very good year It was a very good year for small town girls And soft summer nights We’d hide from the lights

Hallelujah, I Love Her So – Ray Charles

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He(She) is my baby and he (she) lives next door. Ev’ry morning ‘fore the sun come up, He (she) brings my coffee in my fav’rite cup. That’s why I

You Don’t Know Me – Ray Charles

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And then you say, “Hello.” And I can hardly speak, My heart is beating so. And anyone can tell You think you know me well. Well, you don’t know

I’ve Got A Woman – Ray Charles

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She’s (He’s) good to me, Oh yeah! Well, I GOT A WOMAN (Sweetie) way over town, She’s (He’s) good to me, Oh yeah! Now she’s (he’s) my dreamboat, oh,

You Are My Sunshine – Ray Charles

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As I lay sleeping Whoah, I dreamed I held you Held you in my arms Well, but when I woke up this morning I found out I was mistaken

Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles

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The whole day through (the whole day through) Just an old sweet song Keeps Georgia on my mind (Georgia on my mind) I said a Georgia, Georgia A song

What’d I Say – Ray Charles

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Come and love your daddy all night long All right now, hey hey, all right See the girl with the diamond ring She knows how to shake that thing

Don’t Set Me Free – Ray Charles

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And leave me all alone Don’t make me be Just a rolling stone Lock me up and throw the key away Make me a prisoner night and day And

Carry Me Back To Old Virginny – Ray Charles

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There’s where the cotton and the corn and tators grow, There’s where the birds warble sweet in the spring time, There’s where the darkies’ heart am longed to go.

Lonely Avenue – Ray Charles

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You know it’s always dark and dreary since I broke off, baby, with you! CHORUS: I live on a lonely avenue, My little girl wouldn’t say, “I do”. Well,

Sticks And Stones – Ray Charles

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Why won’t they let us be Bricks and stones may break my bones But talk don’t bother me People talkin’ tryin’ to break us up When they know that

Busted – Ray Charles

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Cotton is down to a quarter a pound, but I’m busted I got a cow that went dry and a hen that won’t lay A big stack of bills

Heaven Help Us All – Ray Charles

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Heaven help the child who never had a home, Heaven help the girl who walks the street alone Heaven help the roses if the bombs begin to fall, Heaven

Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word – Ray Charles

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What have I got to do to make you love me What have I got to do to make you care What do I do when lightning strikes me

Greenbacks – Ray Charles

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A pretty little girl came into sight I bowed and smiled and asked her name She said, “Hold it bud, I don’t play that game” I reached in my

Hard Times – Ray Charles

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‘Fore she passed away Said son when I’m gone Don’t forget to pray ‘Cause there’ll be hard times Lord those hard times Who knows better than I? Well I

Sinner’s Prayer – Ray Charles

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Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy on me. Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy on me. Well if I’ve done somebody wrong, Lord, have mercy if you please. I

Teardrops From My Eyes – Ray Charles

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I think of you And that’s the time I feel so blue The rain starts to fall Across my windows pane But it’s raining teardrops From my eyes If

Sherry – Ray Charles

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Sherry, Sherry baby Sherry baby (Sherry baby) Sherry can you come out tonight (Come, come, come out tonight) Sherry baby (Sherry baby) Sherry can you come out tonight (Why

Mess Around – Ray Charles

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The band was jumpin’, the people too Ah, mess around They doin’ the mess around They doin’ the mess around, Everybody doin’ the mess around Ah, everybody was juiced,

Just For A Thrill – Ray Charles

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You changed the sunshine to rain Just for a thrill You filled my heart with pain To me you were my pride and joy But to you, I was

I’ll Be Good To You – Ray Charles

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I want to know, baby Just how you feel, girl Said I wanna know If what you feel is real, girl ‘Cause there’s

Sweet Potato Pie – Ray Charles

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Oh Lord I feel fine today I’m walking on cloud nine today I’m over that line today Happiness is finally mine today I guess I’m just a lucky guy

I’ve Got News For You – Ray Charles

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That your life was awful tame Well, I took you to a night club And the whole band knew your name. Oh, Well, baby, baby, baby I’ve Got News

Seven Spanish Angels – Ray Charles

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“Say a prayer for me”. She Threw her arms around him, whispered “God will keep us free”. They could hear the riders comin’, He said “This is my last

Drown In My Own Tears – Ray Charles

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Into my eyes, When I begin, To realize, I’ve cried so much, Since you’ve been gone, I guess I’m drowning in my own tears, I sit and cry, Just