IT SHOULD'VE BEEN ME

Latest update on 28/02/2014

Artist: Ray Charles
Author: Memphis E. Curtis
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1954

Recorded in May '53. With the same dry wit later associated with the Coasters. Brother Ray imitates a gasstation attendant's jive-talk. His first hit for Atlantic.

Covers:

1954:

Little Georgie Benson [B-side of She Makes Me Mad with author King Curtis on guitar; George Benson was 10; local hit in his Pittsburgh]

1955:

Big Boy Groves [as I Gotta New Car]

1966:

Zoot Money

1975:

Commander Cody

1991:

Georgie Fame [with Boz Scaggs]

1994:

Buddy Blue [ex Beat Farmers]

1995:

Billy Boy Arnold

1999:

BB & The Blues Shacks

1999:

Dan Electro & The Silvertones

Same author also wrote Song Of The Dreamer, (o): Billy Brooks ('55 - Duke).

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