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31 October 2014

Let's Go

Album: Genius + Soul = Jazz, Impulse 2, February 1961.
Single (B): Impulse 200, February 1961, b/w One Mint Julep.

Ray composed the theme; it was based on the NBC chimes.

Recorded at the Van Gelder Studios in Englewood Cliffs, on 26 or 27 December 1960.

Ray Charles - organ; John Frosk, Jimmy Nottingham, Phil Guilbeau (solo), Clark Terry, Joe Wilder - trumpets; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Keg Johnson, George Mathhews - trombones; George Dorsey, Earle Warren - alto saxophones; Budd Johnson, Seldon Powell - tenor saxophones; Haywood Henry - bariton saxophone; Sam Herman - guitar; Joe Benjamin - bass; Roy Haynes - drums. Arranged by Ralph Burns.

(Track #4):

From 1961 to 1964 the tune was on the band's concert repertoire; no live recordings have surfaced.

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