A Proper Introduction to Webb Pierce: Groovie Boogie Woogie Boy

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Dig it: this may be the first single-disc Webb Pierce retrospective that really gets it. There are 28 cuts here, recorded in the 1940s and '50s, that chart Pierce's development from a country boogie proto-rockabilly wildman to being one of the greatest honky tonk blues and country ballad singers ever. The selections range from his classic "High Geared Daddy," which literally stomps and swaggers, to his deep hillbilly reading of "I'm Sittin' on Top of the World," his signature reading of Jimmie Rodgers' "In the Jailhouse Now," the weeping beer hall anthem "Back Street Affair," and the revelatory closer, "There Stands the Glass." Pierce was one of the most expressive singers ...
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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Dig it: this may be the first single-disc Webb Pierce retrospective that really gets it. There are 28 cuts here, recorded in the 1940s and '50s, that chart Pierce's development from a country boogie proto-rockabilly wildman to being one of the greatest honky tonk blues and country ballad singers ever. The selections range from his classic "High Geared Daddy," which literally stomps and swaggers, to his deep hillbilly reading of "I'm Sittin' on Top of the World," his signature reading of Jimmie Rodgers' "In the Jailhouse Now," the weeping beer hall anthem "Back Street Affair," and the revelatory closer, "There Stands the Glass." Pierce was one of the most expressive singers ever to front a country band. This collection is most of what everyone interested needs. And the Proper price is right to boot. Just get it.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/2004
  • Label: PROPER INTRODUCTION
  • UPC: 805520060622
  • Catalog Number: 2062

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Groovie Boogie Woogie Boy (2:52)
  2. 2 High Geared Daddy (2:35)
  3. 3 New Panhandle Rag (2:47)
  4. 4 Heebie Jeebie Blues (2:09)
  5. 5 Sweetheart You Know I Love You So (2:38)
  6. 6 A Million Years from Now (2:58)
  7. 7 I Heard Her Call My Name (2:53)
  8. 8 I'm Happy You Hurt Me (2:34)
  9. 9 English Sweetheart (2:31)
  10. 10 I've Loved You Forever It Seems (2:35)
  11. 11 Hawaiian Echoes (2:16)
  12. 12 Georgia Rag (2:04)
  13. 13 Lucy Lee (2:26)
  14. 14 Jilted Love (2:51)
  15. 15 Driftin' Texas Sand - Tillman Franks & His Rainbow Boys (2:43)
  16. 16 I Need You Like a Hole in the Head (2:00)
  17. 17 I'm Sittin' on Top of the World - Buddy Attaway (2:34)
  18. 18 Freight Train Blues (3:09)
  19. 19 California Blues - Tillman Franks & His Rainbow Boys (3:01)
  20. 20 Hayride Boogie - Tillman Franks (2:42)
  21. 21 I Got Religion on Saturday Night (2:33)
  22. 22 Have You Ever Had the Feeling (2:38)
  23. 23 In the Jailhouse (2:27)
  24. 24 The Last Waltz (3:01)
  25. 25 Wondering (3:01)
  26. 26 Back Street Affair (2:46)
  27. 27 It's Been So Long (2:19)
  28. 28 There Stands the Glass (2:22)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Webb Pierce Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Chet Atkins Guitar
Floyd Cramer Piano
Hank Garland Guitar
Grady Martin Guitar
Shot Jackson Steel Guitar
Owen Bradley Piano
Ray Edenton Rhythm Guitar
Bob Foster Steel Guitar
Tommy Jackson Fiddle
Ernie Newton Bass
Farris Coursey Drums
Dale Potter Fiddle
Tillman Franks Bass
Tex Grimsley Fiddle
Jack Kay Fiddle
Buddy Attaway Guitar
Billy Robinson Steel Guitar
Technical Credits
Roy Acuff Composer
Jimmie Rodgers Composer
A. Greisham Composer
Webb Pierce Composer
M. Pierce Composer
Ted Daffan Composer
John "Buster" Coward Composer
Adam Komorowski Liner Notes, Annotation
Billy Wallace Composer
Harry C. MacAuliffe Composer
Myra Freeman Composer
Joe Warner Composer
Russ Hull Composer
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