"Hit the Road Jack" (accordion PRO)
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The famous jazz tune in adoption for accordion - "Hit the Road Jack". "Hit the Road Jack" is a song written by rhythm and bluesman Percy Mayfield and first recorded in 1960 as an a cappella demo sent to Art Rupe. It became famous after it was recorded by singer-songwriter-pianist Ray Charles with The Raelettes vocalist Margie Hendricks. Ray Charles' recording hit number one for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, beginning on Monday, October 9, 1961. "Hit the Road Jack" also got a Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blues Recording. The song was also number one on the R&B Sides chart for five weeks, thereby becoming Ray Charles' sixth number one on that chart. The song is ranked #387 on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Sheet music (in Bonus files), one melody track and one backing track (play along). The item consist of 1 PDF file of sheet music (in bonus files), 1 melody track mp3, 1 backing (play along) track mp3. For full zoom of the sheet music just click the image.