Ray Charles recorded it on February 15, 1962, for the ABC-Paramount label, at United Recording, Hollywood, California. In the same session, “Born To Lose” was also recorded. With the production of Sid Feller, the song was released in April 1962, it was a total success, reaching # 1 on the charts of: U.S. Billboard R&B Singles, US Adult Contemporary, US Billboard Hot 100, UK Singles Chart and Australian Singles Chart.
"We Didn't See a Thing" is a duet recorded by Ray Charles and George Jones. The Gary Gentry composition was produced by Billy Sherrill and features Chet Atkins on guitar.
Charles had released the groundbreaking albums Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music in 1962 for ABC and in 1984 returned to the genre again by cutting duets with some of country music's biggest stars, including Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Ricky Skaggs, and Hank Williams, Jr. "We Didn't See a Thing" remains the only duet