Earthy Plaintive. Track Listing - Disc 1. Lovesick Blues. Hank Williams. Floyd Tillman. Jimmy Wakely. Divorce Me C. Merle Travis. Shame on You. Spade Cooley.
Deep in the Heart of Texas. Cowboy's Lament. Ken Maynard. Gene Autry. Cool Water. Bob Nolan. The Sons of the Pioneers. Sixteen Tons. No Vacancy. I Love You Because. Leon Payne. Ernest Tubb. Wreck on the Highway. Dorsey M. Sing, Cowboy, Sing. Tex Ritter. Osage Stomp. Bob Wills. Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys. The Everlasting Hills of Oklahoma. Tim Spencer. South of the Border. A Mansion on the Hill. On the Sunny Side of the Rockies.
A Gay Ranchero. Roy Rogers. Track Listing - Disc 2. Wabash Cannonball. Roy Acuff. I'm a Long Gone Daddy. Steel Guitar Rag. Song of the Sierras.
Sleepy Time in Caroline. Eddie Dean. That Cigarette. Tex Williams. Scotty Wiseman. Red Foley. Tennessee Border. Jimmy Work. Goin' to the Barn-Dance Tonight, Rootie Tootie - Various - Country Roots (Box Set). Little Bessie. Alabama Barnstormers. Ragtime Cowboy Joe. Hill Billies. Meet Me by the Icehouse, Lizzie.
Ridin' Down to Santa Fe. Johnny Bond. The Cowboy's Trademarks. The Last Roundup. Billy Hill. Eddy Arnold. Move It on Over. She Come Rolling Down the Mountain. It includes interviews with Monroe, footage of him backstage at the Grand Ole Opry, on the road and at his farm outside Nashville and also includes interviews with Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead, Roy Acuff and others.
Although their heyday was in the the 30s and 40s they continued performing on and off through the s. In they recorded two sessions for Starday and two LPs were issued - one consisting mostly of remakes of some of their classic recordings and the other featuring gospel songs - mostly ones they hadn't recorded before.
This CD features both those LPs plus all the other songs recorded at the sessions - several previously unreleased. The brother's style was pretty much intact with their superb singing and guitar and mandolin self accompaniment but in a nod to the times these were made they are joined by Tommy Vaden on fiddle and Billy Linnemann on bass plus a couple of cuts with a full country band.
Find 'em Fool Rootie Tootie - Various - Country Roots (Box Set) Leave 'em Alone. But this ol' pork sausage eatin' boy has roots. He knocked around for years before any success, charting only once beforein '53 with a great cover of T Texas Tyler's Just Bummin' Around on Four Star.
That song is here along with 25 other fine tunes recorded between and - most of it solid Texas honky tonk with fine bands with sawing fiddles and soaring steel guitar. His earliest songs find himn strongly influenced by Webb Pierce and on his cover of Webb's hit There Stands The Glass he sounds uncannily the man himself. Great stuff! Three CDs, 60 tracks, very highly recommended Career retrospective of one of the greatest country music performers of the 20th Rootie Tootie - Various - Country Roots (Box Set).
The bulk of the recordings are from the period through when Hag was at his best and having the most hits. As another measure of Hag's genius 41 of the 60 songs here were written or co-written by him - many of them becoming country standards and covered by numerous later performers.
If you don't have much by Merle I can't think of a better place to start and if you wonder what all the fuss is about by the time you reach the end of this set you'll be a convert. Sound quality is stellar. Pioneering Canadian Cowboy Group. Active mostly in Manitoba the group line up included, in various combinations - guitar, fiddles, harmonica, accordion, trumpet, clarinet, tuba, bass and drums.
They perform a diverse range of music including western songs, popular songs and instrumentals that reflect both American influences and Canada's significant Scottish heritage. Several different vocalists are featured including Rootie Tootie - Various - Country Roots (Box Set) excellent Helen Diller who does some fine yodeling.
An entertaining collection that is both unusual and also familiar. Kevin Coffey's excellent notes helps put the music into perspective. Herron's playing is fine and expressive and,at times, a bit jazzy. I don't know anything about him but I believe he also acted as a session musician for King. Sound quality is excellent. This career spanning set show how wide reaching Jones' appeal and talents are and will be a real delight for fans of George Jones, or of great Country music in general. Fittingly this Duets collection ends with the last duet Jones did with his soul mate Tammy Wynette on their hit, One.
In the s, he even performed for President Jimmy Carter. These days, he still plays weekly gigs at a local store, where he offers up a few of the more than songs he has dedicated to memory. The recordings are no doubt an important living link to the musical past of Virginia, but Moore's guitar work vocal powers are not what they once were, and while the recordings are interesting folklorically and historically, they are strong medicine for the casual listener and may not be in high demand at parties.
She had a powerful heartfelt and raw vocal style and most of her material was gospel or with a moral tone and she was one of the first artist's to recognize the talents of hank Williams and introduced four of his songs to the public. In Lynn was ordained as a minister and Molly retired from commercial performing. She was persuaded to briefly come out of retirement in to record a couple of sessions for REM records which were subsequently acquired by Starday who issued the tracks here on an LP in Molly was still a powerful performer accompanying herself on banjo with Lynn on guitar and harmony vocal and occasional Rootie Tootie - Various - Country Roots (Box Set) vocal plus occasional mandolin and Dobro.
Wonderful music. Parker was a fine singer with a high, clear voice and accompanied himself with deft tenor banjo playing to which he Rootie Tootie - Various - Country Roots (Box Set) added harp rack harmonica.
Much of his material was from an earlier era - some from the 19th century and included old-time comic songs, minstrel songs and some that sound like they originated in the British music hall. Excellent sound and informative notes by Tony Russell. A collection of 24 tracks by this popular artist featuring sides appearing on CD for the first time.
Recordings range from through and is mostly western songs along with some western swing, novelty songs, gospel songs and even a Christmas carol. Rogers Dale Evans.
I Remember - Various - Music Box - A New Era In Drum And Bass (Vinyl), If You Go Away, Variations 1 - Daniel Darc - La Taille De Mon Âme (CD, Album), Lay Your Hands - Simon Webbe - Sanctuary (CD, Album), La - Ya - Hob, Im Free (Tommy Demo 1968/69) - The Who - Magic Master Generation (CD), Never Ending Story (Extended Mix) - Limahl - The Never Ending Story (Vinyl), Listen To Your Heart - Stargazer (10) - The Changeling (File, MP3, Album), Spagna* - Dedicated To The Moon (Vinyl, LP, Album)