James Ray


James Ray (1941 - ca. 1964) was an R&B singer from the early 1960s whose hit songs were covered by The Beatles. He also recorded the original version of "Got My Mind Set On You" which later topped the charts for George Harrison.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody (1961)
  • Itty Bitty Pieces (1962)

Pop charts debut year: 1961

Years active: 1950s - early 1960s

Genres: R&B, soul

Labels: Caprice


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