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April 29, 2013

The Hits Keep Coming

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At 91 years old, Henry Stone is still working as a record producer. He started as a distributor, selling R&B albums to barbershops and restaurants. He produced one of the early recordings of Ray Charles, and tells Dick Gordon that he's still actively finding and recording with artists.

Music: "Hold Me Baby" by Amos Milburn; "Open the Door, Richard" by Jack McVea and His Orchestra; "The Humblebuck" by Paul Williams; "St. Pete Florida Blues" by Ray Charles; "Hearts of Stone" by the Charms; "Hit the Road Jack", performed by Latimore


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