Big Hits For Swingers. By: Ray Ellis (1966, Jazz). More albums from Ray Ellis: Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries by Ray Ellis. View all albums . Big Hits For Swingers.
Ray Ellis (July 28, 1923 – October 27, 2008) was an American record producer, arranger and conductor. He was responsible for the orchestration in Billie Holiday's Lady in Satin (1958). Raymond Spencer Ellis was born in Philadelphia. He arranged many hit records in the 1950s and 1960s. Included are classics such as "A Certain Smile" by Johnny Mathis, "Broken Hearted Melody" by Sarah Vaughan, and "Standing on the Corner" by the Four Lads. In 1970, he produced Emmylou Harris' debut LP Gliding Bird.
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Biography by Jason Ankeny. The six-decade career of producer, arranger, and composer Ray Ellis spans from Billie Holiday to Barbra Streisand to Emmylou Harris. He also enjoyed great success in television, writing virtually al. ead Full Biography. Overview . Biography . Discography . Songs .
2) Vocalist Steve Ellis scored several top ten hits with Love Affair in the 60s, and his soulful voice saw positive comparisons to those other great Brit vocal 'Steves' of the time (Marriott and Winwood). Ellis were a combo that he put together with Zoot Money in the early 70s. Their first album 'Riding On The Crest Of A Slump' was produced by none other than The Who's Roger Daltrey.
Ray Ellis, the versatile pop music arranger who wrote the charts for hits by the Four Lads, Bobby Darin, Connie Francis, Doris Day and Johnny Mathis, has died. He was 85. Ellis, a longtime resident of Ojai, died Oct. 27 of liver cancer at an assisted-living facility in Encino, according to his son Marc, a film and television composer. FOR THE RECORD: Ray Ellis obituary: A news obituary of pop music arranger Ray Ellis in Wednesday's California section said "There Goes My Baby" was a hit for Brook Benton. In fact, it was a hit for the Drifters Both songs were hits, and Ellis became Miller's protege at Columbia, where he found steady work producing records and often leading the orchestra for his arrangements. In 1958, he gained notice as the arranger for Billie Holiday's last two albums, including "Lady in Satin," which received mixed critical notice. The album seemed to gain greater acceptance over the years and was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000. He loved lyrics, and you can hear that on his album 'Lady in Satin,' " Marshall said.
Album: The Essential Johnny Mathis (2004). Artists: Johnny Mathis, Ray Ellis & His Orchestra & Chorus, Ray Ellis & His Orchestra and Chorus.
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|A1||King Of The Road
Written-By – Roger Miller
Written-By – John Lennon & Paul McCartney*
|A3||Hang On Sloopy
Written-By – Bert Russell, Wes Farrell
|A4||(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
Written-By – Mick Jagger & Keith Richard*
|A5||I Feel Fine
Written-By – John Lennon & Paul McCartney*
|A6||Ferry Cross The Mersey
Written-By – Gerrard Marsden*
|B1||I'll Never Be Lonely Again
Written-By – Leslie Bricusse
|B2||Flight To Mexico
Written-By – Bert Berns, Ray Ellis
|B3||Portrait Of Jan
Written-By – Ray Ellis
Written-By – Leonard Borisoff, John Madara & David White*
|B5||I Got You Babe
Written-By – Sonny Bono
|B6||Wait Till We're Sixty-Five
Written-By – Alan Jay Lerner*, Burton Lane
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- Published By – Mellin
- Published By – Saturday
- Published By – Pacemaker
- Published By – Chappell
- Published By – Web IV
- Published By – Walden
- Published By – Champion
- Published By – Cotillion Music
- Published By – Five-West
- Cover, Design – Haig Adishian
- Engineer [Recording] – Tom Dowd
- Liner Notes – Bob Rolontz
- Photography By – Nick Samardge
- Recording Supervisor – Nesuhi Ertegun
NotesU.S. Mono issue with Blue/Gold label different than Ray Ellis - Big Hits For Swingers
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