Continued is the second album released by Tony Joe White. It was released on Monument Records and contained the single Roosevelt and Ira Lee It was recorded at Monument Studios, Nashville and Lyn-Lou Studios, Memphis in 1969. It was produced by Billy Swan and engineered by Tommy Strong and Mort Thomasson.
The album was re-released on by Movieplay/Intermusic from Portugal in 1993 with a different cover and another title (Roosevelt And Ira Lee). In 1997 it was rereleased by Warner Brothers containing two additional songs - "Watching The Trains Go By" (by Dewey Oldham and Wallace Pennington) and "Old Man Willis" (by Tony Joe White himself) was the second single. "Old Man Willis" was later re-recorded for the album.
The album contained the track "Rainy Night In Georgia" popularized by R&B vocalist Brook Benton in 1970. It reached #4 on the Pop Singles and #2 on the Adult Contemporary charts, respectively. The RIAA certified the single gold for sales of one million copies. In 2004, it was ranked #498 on the List of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
The song has been covered by a number of musicians, including Ray Charles, Otis Rush, Randy Crawford, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Amos Garrett, Hank Williams, Jr., Shelby Lynne, John Holt, by the duet of Conway Twitty and Sam Moore, Aaron Neville, and reggae band The Gladiators. Most recently indie folk-rock band Hem released a cover on No Word from Tom (2006). Australian band Ross Hanniford Trio recorded a cover of the song on their 1994 album. Interestingly, David Ruffin recorded a cover version of the song the same year as Benton, however, Motown for unknown reasons did not release the album. A dance version was recorded by Boozoo Bajou in 2006.
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... During the 19th century, as New York City continued to grow in population and economic strength, so did Flushing ... Flushing's growth continued with two new villages incorporating College Point in 1867, and Whitestone in 1868 ... Local farmland continued to be subdivided and developed transforming Flushing into a densely populated neighborhood of New York City ...
... Ishbi-Erra continued many of the cultic practices that had flourished in the preceding Ur III period ... He continued acting out the sacred marriage ritual each year ... The Isin kings continued also the practice of appointing their daughters official priestesses of the moon god of Ur ...
... Through August and September and into October, Talbot continued to carry out patrol and escort duties in the Solomons ... On 27 October 1943, she sailed again for Australia, then continued on to Milne Bay, arriving 3 November, where antisubmarine and antiaircraft patrol and escort missions ...
Famous quotes containing the word continued:
“The protection of a ten-year-old girl from her fathers advances is a necessary condition of social order, but the protection of the father from temptation is a necessary condition of his continued social adjustment. The protections that are built up in the child against desire for the parent become the essential counterpart to the attitudes in the parent that protect the child.”
—Margaret Mead (19011978)
“Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.”
—Ernest Hemingway (18991961)
“Contrariwise, continued Tweedledee, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isnt, it aint. Thats logic.”
—Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (18321898)