Three pics taken at unidentified venue, in or around '67.
|Ad in Cash Box, Feb. 1967.|
|Ad in Ebony, March 1967.|
|Recording at RPM, Los Angeles, with Ed Willis, c. 1967.|
|Turtleneck with cufflinks?! Photo by U. Schwenn, probably made in Germany. Original caption dates it in 1965.|
|Ray Charles and Fred Morrell playing chess on the bus; jazz critic Leonard Feather looking over Fred's shoulder, Billy Preston right (c. 1967).|
|Trade ad William Morris.|
|Probably at a concert in France. Photo by Jean-Louis Ligonnet.|
|From tour brochure.|
|Coca Cola print campaign. Note Billy Preston in top right hand corner.|
|Receives Golden Spike Award 1966 for Coca Cola Commercial 'String', with Waymon Wright (prob. in Aug. '67).|
Recording session (a.o. Here We Go Again) at RPM International in Los Angeles.
Release of the single I Want To Talk About You / Something Inside Me.
|Ad from Cash Box.|
The Raelettes co-billed with Marvin Gaye at Ciro's in Los Angeles.
|From Los Angeles Sentinel, Feb. 23.|
2 - 3 March 1967
Wins two Grammy awards for Crying Time. The award show, titled Best On Record, aired the next day. See this.
|Contact sheet; Ray Charles bottom left & right; (c) Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images.|
27 March 1967
|Was this picture (by Joe Adams?) taken at this occasion?|
31 March - 9 April 1967
Royal Tahitian, Ontario (CA); twice nightly, 3 shows on Saturday.
Release of the single Here We Go Again / Somebody Ought to Write a Book About It.
|Trade ad in Billboard, May 20, 1967.|
?5 April 1967?
Latin Casino, Cherry Hill.
9 April 1967
Flying to Athens for concert at Greece Jazz Festival.
11 April 1967
Recording session (a.o. Understanding) at RPM International in Los Angeles.
15 April 1967
Mayser Gymnasium, Franklin and Marshall College; review here.
16 April 1967
Jorgensen Auditorium, University of Connecticut.
|Ad from Hartford Courant, 6 Apr.|
18 April 1967
Start of European tour (announced in Billboard as: Barcelona, Manchester, London, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Malmö, Hamburg, Frankfort, Milan and Berlin).
|Copenhagen, April 1967; photo by Jan Persson.|
|Copenhagen, April 1967; photo by Bent Rej.|
(source). Also see this.
|Photo: Reporters Associés/Gamma/Getty.|
19 and 20 April 1967
Hot Club de Barcelona, Palacio de la Musica; 2 days for 2 double concerts each. Read review here.
20 April 1967
|Photo by Ferdinando Scianna.|
|Photos by Roberto Polillo.|
|From L'Europeo magazine, May '67, possibly taken during this tour.|
|Prob. at this same concert. The saxophone player might be Curtis Amy.|
21 April 1967
Free Trade Hall, Manchester.
22 April 1967
Royal Festival Hall, London. "Ray also amused with a humorous monologue about becoming a British citizen if he could learn English."
24 April 1967
Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen.
26 April 1967
Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm.
27 April 1967
A Ray Charles show from the flight deck of the carrier Constellation in San Diego.
29 April 1967
|Photos taken at a concert in Germany, possibly this one in Frankfurt (cf. this).|
30 April 1967
Teatro Lirico, Milan; announcement here.
Early May 1967
4 nights in Barcelona ("satisfying artistically but not commercially", according to Variety).
3 May 1967
Sport Palast in Berlin; taped - see this.
In Paris for France Inter radio show Pop Club; with host José Arthur, Annick Sauvrezy (according to caption to this photo:)
|Photo possibly taken on this same day.|
6 May 1967
Roberts Center, Boston.
7 May 1967
University Center, St. Bonaventure University.
11 May 1967
Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Ohio State University (with Billy Preston).
13 May 1967
Carnegie Hall, New York.
14 May 1967
Studio Arena Theater or Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo.
17 May 1967
18 May 1967
Concert in Stockton.
Jet Magazine publishes squib (also see below, 8 December):
19 May 1967
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill.
20 May 1967
Gig at SDSU Peterson Gym in
26 May 1967
UoC, Santa Barbara.
27 May 1967
In or around June 1967
Recording session for In The Heat Of The Night at RPM International in Los Angeles.
Release of album Ray Charles Invites You To Listen.
1 - 10 June 1967
Zebra Lounge, Manchester.
23 June 1967
Two shows at Armory, Wilmington.
24 June 1967
Constitution Hall concert; future president Bill Clinton in the audience. See this.
25 June 1967
Celebrating 20th anniversary in show business, receives plaque from LA city councilman at City Hall.
1 July 1967
Convention Hall, Asbury Park.
18 July 1967
Municipal Auditorium, Austin.
Civic Center, Baltimore; with Stevie Wonder opening ("Stevie Wonder Steals Show From Ray Charles"). Read review here.
|Ad in Baltimore Sun, 9 July 1967.|
Mid August 1967
Concert in Atlanta at the Steel Pier (with the Band within a Band and Billy Preston); receives Coca Cola's Golden Spike award.
|From Baltimore Afro-American Aug 19.|
|"[A]t Mascot Airport [...] on his arrival in Sydney. [Ray] Charles was interviewed on the subject of racial problems in the states, drugs and his life in general, all of which he answered rationally and sensibly."|
International Center in Honolulu, after 24-hour delay of jet flight (4,756 payees).
25 August - 3 September 1967
13 September 1967
Convention Hall, San Diego.
|Ad from Long Beach Independent Press, 20 Aug.|
25 September 1967
Annual Leo's Casino date in Cleveland.
|Trade ad in Billboard, November 4, 1967.|
|Ad from Charleston Daily Mail, 29 Sep.|
14 October 1967
Kennedry Hall, St. Vincent College, Latrobe.
24 October 1967
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver (gross $11,400).
27 October 1967
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary.
28 October 1967
Center Arena, Seattle (with Billy Preston).
|Ad from Seattle Times, 22 Oct.|
29 October 1967
Community Theater, Berkeley.
Performing in "The Nashville Sound", a segment of NBC's
3 November 1967
Nicholson Pavilion, Central Washington State College Campus.
7 November 1967
Broadcast of The Genius Of Ray Charles, Live In Australia, part 1. See this.
12 November 1967
Auditorium Theater, Chicago.
14 November 1967
Chicago, rehearsing for series of concerts (trombonist Frederic 'Keg' Johnson found dead in hotel room "apparently from a heart attack")
Monmouth College at Alumni Memorial Gymnasium.
Ole Miss Colosseum, Greenville.
18 to 20 November 1967
Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, Place des Arts, Montreal. Read review here. These photos are from a concert in Montreal, but might be from another year:
21 November 1967
22 November 1967
On The Nashville Sound special, with Dinah Shore. See this.
|With Eddy Arnold, Johnny Mercer, and Dinah.|
23 November to 7 December 1967
|Review in Billboard, Dec. 2.|
|From Los Angeles Sentinel, Dec 7.|
25 November 1967
Drive-In Theatre, Great Bend.
30 November 1967
Interview in Downbeat.
Release of the single Come Rain Or Come Shine / Tell Me You'll Wait For Me.
Recording for Portrait Of Ray in LA.
3 December 1967
Ed Sullivan Show.
8 December 1967
$6 million libel suit against Jet magazine (Johnson Publishing) which had implied that Charles bribed police in a narcorics case (also see above, 18 May):
9 December 1967
The Spectrum in Philadelphia; with Hugh Masekela and Flip Wilson.
10 December 1967
Rinkeydinks' annual Candlelight Supper Dance, Hilton Hotel, New York.
|Al Hibbler takes photo of Ray ; from New York Amsterdam News, Dec. 16, 1967.|
Last week of December 1967
Engagement at Copacabana, New York.
28 December 1967
Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco.
29 December 1967
Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica.
30 December 1967
Civic Auditorium, San Jose.
31 December 1967
Civic Center, Pasadena.
|Ray Charles and Bobby Womack (c. 1967).|