Country & Western Hit Parade 1945 (CD)

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1-CD deluxe album with 72-page booklet, 27 tracks. Playing time approx. 77 mns

After many, many requests, we're finally doing a definitive year-by-year country series! And it won't stop when the music is in copyright, either! The most luxuriously packaged single CDs we've ever done! The history of country music told year-by-year from 1945-1970. The first six volumes are complete, 1945-1950. The hits! The classic performances! The truly influential recordings! Painstakingly restored sound! The series is compiled an annotated by Grammy winning Colin Escott. The country series has been compiled with today's fans in mind. Yes, the big hits are there, but so are the classic performances that weren't necessarily big hits at the time, but became influential in the years ahead. Every volume has incredibly detailed behind-the-scenes stories, fabulously rare photos, and an ongoing history of country music set against the backdrop of the broader American music business. Definitive' You bet!

1945 - includes Spade Cooley's Shame On You, Dick Thomas' rarely reissued #1 hit Sioux City Sue (written by the guy who wrote 'Rock Around The Clock'), Porky Freeman's Boogie Woogie Boy featuring Merle Travis, the original version of the beerjoint classic Drivin' Nail In My Coffin by Jerry Irby, the original Guitar Boogie, as well as classic hits by Gene Autry, Red Foley, Eddy Arnold, Roy Acuff, Ernest Tubb, and many others.

Track Listing

    • Quick, Benny - Smoke On The Water
    • Wills, Bob - At Mail Call Today
    • Autry, Gene - Shame On You
    • Cooley, Spade - That's What I Like About The South
    • Harris, Phil - Jealous Heart
    • Carson, Jenny Lou - Sioux City Sue
    • Thomas, Dick - Tomorrow Never Comes
    • Tubb, Ernest - There's A New Moon Over My Shoulder
    • Davis, Jimmie - Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
    • Belle, Lulu & Scotty Wiseman - Headin' Down The Wrong Highway
    • Daffan, Ted - Oklahoma Hills
    • Guthrie, Jack - Boogie Woogie Boy
    • Porky' Freeman Trio - Vocal B - Don't Fence Me In
    • Autry, Gene - The Cattle Call
    • Arnold, Eddy - I'm Losing My Mind Over You
    • Dexter, Al - Each Night At Nine
    • Tillman, Floyd - Hang Your Head In Shame
    • Foley, Red - You Two Timed Me One Time Too Often
    • Ritter, Tex - That's All
    • Travis, Merle - With Tears In My Eyes
    • Tuttle, Wesley - Stars And Stripes On Iwo Jima
    • Wills, Bob - It's Been So Long Darling
    • Tubb, Ernest - Nails In My Coffin
    • Irby, Jerry - Detour
    • Walker, Jimmy - We Live In Two Diff'rent Worlds
    • Acuff, Roy - Blue Ranger
    • Snow, Hank - Guitar Boogie

    Additional Details

    Label: Bear Family Records

    Genre: Country

    Run Time: 77 mins

    Release Date: 11/28/08

    UPC: 4000127169501

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