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"Hit the Road Jack" is a song written by rhythm and blues artist Percy Mayfield and recorded by singer-pianist Ray Charles. It hit number one for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, beginning on Monday, October 9, 1961.[1] The song was also number one on the R&B Sides chart for five weeks, becoming Ray Charles' sixth number-one on that chart.[2] The song is ranked #377 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
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Quick Tip by . August 14, 2010
posted in Music Matters
Ray is one of the greatest!!! I loved the movie. Still listening to him today.
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