One Mint Julep

Ray Charles

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Rudolph Toombs
album: Track 5 in album Genius + Soul = Jazz
release date: 1961
popularity : 10 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz Funk / Soul
styles: Rhythm & Blues/Soul/Soul-Jazz
length: 3:09
producer: Creed Taylor
arranger: Quincy Jones
alto saxophone: George Dorsey and Earle Warren
baritone saxophone: Haywood Henry
bass: Joe Benjamin
drums: Roy Haynes
guitar: Sam Herman
organ: Ray Charles
tenor saxophone: Budd Johnson and Seldon Powell
trombone: Keg Johnson, Urbie Green, George Matthews and Jimmy Cleveland
trumpet: Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Wilder and John Frosk
vocal: Ray Charles
composer: Rudolph Toombs
lyricist: Rudolph Toombs

Album Information

label: impulse!
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Ray Charles Genius + Soul = Jazz cover art

Lyrics

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One early morning, as I was walking
I took her home, to get a few nips

I only know that we should have parted
I didn't mean to take it further
One mint julep was the cause of it all
When through the kitchen door, up popped her father
Better wed her right now, or face a slaughter!"
I didn't know just what I was doing

A mint julep, a mint julep

But from now on I?ll be thinking double
I got six extra children from a-getting frisky
A mint julep, a mint julep
One mint julep was the cause of it all

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 From the Heart
  • 2 I've Got News for You
  • 3 Moanin'
  • 4 Let's Go
  • 5 One Mint Julep
  • 6 I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
  • 7 Stompin' Room Only
  • 8 Mister C.
  • 9 Strike Up the Band
  • 10 Birth of the Blues