|Photo by Norman Hunter.|
|The Raelettes, backstage at a concert in Madrid.|
|With Marci Soto and daughter in St. Louis.|
|At home or at RPM, Los Angeles? Photos by Ted Williams.|
|At RPM, Los Angeles; photo by Ted Williams, for Ebony.|
What Am I Living For peaks at #54 on Pop Chart, Look What They've Done To My Song, Ma at #65 on Pop and #25 on R&B.
|Photos by Ted Williams.|
|Ad promoting 1987 rerun of the show.|
Attends funeral of Mahalia Jackson in Chicago.
21 – 27 February 1972
2 April 1972
Attending an event related to the Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles CA.
29 April 1972
Cal Poli in San Luis Obispo CA.
2 May 1972
Veterans Memorial Building, University of Detroit, Detroit MI.
3 May 1972
CSU Auditorium & Gym (Woodling Gymnasium), Cleveland OH.
6 May 1972
Auditorium Theatre, Chicago IL.
11 May 1972
Civic Center, Saginaw MI.
12 May 1972
St. Mathews, Kentucky.
The Spectrum, Philadelphia.
13 May 1972
University of Detroit.
14 May 1972
Spectrum Arena, Philadelphia PA.
21 May 1972
10 June 1972
Before 14 June 1972
One-nighter at new Pan-Afro Auditorium in Las Vegas NV.
17 June 1972
State Fair Coliseum, Dallas TX.
23 June 1972
Festival Field, 5th Hampton Jazz Festival, Hampton VA.
25 June 1972
Oakdale Musical Theatre, Wallingford CT.
2 July 1972
7 July 1972
On the David Frost Show. See this.
With Bill Cosby at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit.
|Ad from New York Amsterdam News, Jun. 17, 1972.|
|The 1972 (Apr. - Dec.) trumpet section, with f.l.t.r. Tommy Turrentine, Joe Mitchell, Tony Farrell, Tommy Cortez and Mike Conlon. (Coll. Tony Farrell).|
|The Toronto Star of July 9 published an interview with this photo by Keith Beaty (prob. from an earlier concert in Toronto), to announce the concert on the 14th.|
|Ray Charles publicity pic used in newspaper article about this concert.|
9 September 1972
16 September 1972
Coliseum, Richmond VA (with Curtis Mayfield).
22 September 1972
23 September 1972
Palma de Mallorca.
25 September 1972
Hala Pionir, Belgrade.
|There were 4 concerts, possibly over 2 days.|
5 October 1972
6 October 1972
7 October 1972
8 October 1972
9 October 1972
10 October 1972
11 October 1972
16 and 17 October 1972
La Salle Pleyel, Paris; 3 shows were taped; see this.
|Photo by Michel Artault/Corbis.|
|Photo by Ton den Haan.|
Mike Conlon (ct), Tommy Cortez, Joe Mitchell, Tommy Turrentine, Tony Farrell - trumpets; Glenn Childress, Al Hall Jr., Fred Murrell, Steve Turre - trombones; James Clay, Don Garcia - alto saxophones; Andrew Ennis - tenor saxophone, flute; Fred Smith - tenor saxophone; Leroy Cooper - baritone saxophone, band leader; John Perrett - drums; Ralph Byrd - guitar; Edgar Willis - bass; John Henderson - organ. The Raelettes: Dorothy Berry, Susaye Greene, Mable John, Vernita Moss, Estella Yarbrough.
|Souvenir program for Pleyel concerts..|
16 – 22 October 1972
|Photo from INA archive, dated October 19.|
|Upon arrival by train in Besançon, Ray Charles was interviewed by the 'Journal' of the local ORTF station (INA ID# |
|Same photo, mirrored? From Het Vrije Volk, Oct. 20.|
20 October 1972
Cirque Royal, Brussels.
21 October 1972
22 October 1972
New Victoria Theatre, London.
23 - 24 October 1972
Zouk Amphitheatre, City Sportive Building, Beirut.
27 October 1972
Civic (Veteran's) Auditorium, San Rafael CA.
29 October 1972
Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas University, Lawrence KS (co-billed with Della Reese).
Early November - Mid December 1972
Touring in the U.S. with B.B. King and Billy Preston.
|Souvenir program of this concert.|
Fairground Pavillion, Tulsa OK.
22 November 1972
|From theatre's season brochure.|
11 to 23 December 1972
|Ray Charles (and Joe Adam's neck) at Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv.|
|The band in Tel Aviv.|
|Full page portrait in New Musical Express (UK), March 25, 1972.|