All-American Boy [Box Set]

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All Music Guide - Thom Owens
The four-disc box set The All-American Boy contains all of Bobby Bare's RCA recordings between 1962 and 1970, including the Top 10 hits "Detroit City," "500 Miles Away from Home," "Miller's Cave," "Four Strong Winds," "A Dear John Letter," "It's Alright," "The Streets of Baltimore," "The Game of Triangles" and "Margie's At The Lincoln Park Inn." In addition to all of the master recordings, the set also includes several alternate takes, unreleased tracks, incomplete takes, duets and rarities. Certainly, box sets that are this comprehensive only appeal to dedicated fans, yet All-American Boy is more listenable than the average all-encompassing Bear Family release because ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Owens
The four-disc box set The All-American Boy contains all of Bobby Bare's RCA recordings between 1962 and 1970, including the Top 10 hits "Detroit City," "500 Miles Away from Home," "Miller's Cave," "Four Strong Winds," "A Dear John Letter," "It's Alright," "The Streets of Baltimore," "The Game of Triangles" and "Margie's At The Lincoln Park Inn." In addition to all of the master recordings, the set also includes several alternate takes, unreleased tracks, incomplete takes, duets and rarities. Certainly, box sets that are this comprehensive only appeal to dedicated fans, yet All-American Boy is more listenable than the average all-encompassing Bear Family release because Bare's RCA recordings were of consistently high quality. Of course, that doesn't mean casual fans should purchase the set -- it means that the set is worthwhile for serious fans.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/1994
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127156631
  • Catalog Number: 15663
  • Sales rank: 66,367

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Darlin' Don't (2:34)
  2. 2 Another Love Has Ended (2:10)
  3. 3 Down On The Corner Of Love (2:00)
  4. 4 The Life Of A Fool (2:18)
  5. 5 A Beggar (2:19)
  6. 6 The Livin' End (2:24)
  7. 7 Vampira (2:24)
  8. 8 Tender Years (2:49)
  9. 9 When The One You Love (0:29)
  10. 10 All American Boy (3:01)
  11. 11 What You Gonna Do Now (3:26)
  12. 12 I'm Hanging Up My Rifle (1:49)
  13. 13 That's Where I Want To Be (2:29)
  14. 14 I'm Hanging Up My Rifle (1:49)
  15. 15 Lynching Party (3:00)
  16. 16 Lynching Party (3:08)
  17. 17 Sweet Singin' Sam (2:18)
  18. 18 Sweet Singin' Man (1:52)
  19. 19 Lynching Party (2:43)
  20. 20 More Than A Poor Boy Could Give (2:36)
  21. 21 No Letter From My Baby (1:47)
  22. 22 Book Of Love (2:07)
  23. 23 Can Can Ladies (2:13)
  24. 24 Lorena (2:08)
  25. 25 Zig Zag Twist (1:56)
  26. 26 Island Of Love (2:07)
  27. 27 Sailor Man (2:28)
  28. 28 These Tender Years (2:29)
  29. 29 Lovesick (1:51)
  30. 30 Great Big Car (2:11)
  31. 31 Brooklyn Bridge (2:29)
  32. 32 That Mean Old Clock (2:13)
  33. 33 The Day My Rainbow Fell (2:06)
  34. 34 Brooklyn Bridge (2:24)
  35. 35 Dear Waste Basket
  36. 36 Baby Don't Believe Him
  37. 37 I'm Gettin' Lonely
  38. 38 Heart Of Ice
  39. 39 Candy Coated Kisses
  40. 40 Gods Were Angry With Me
  41. 41 I'd Fight The World
  42. 42 Is It Wrong (For Loving You)
  43. 43 Dear Waste Backet
  44. 44 Detroit City
  45. 45 Lonely Town Lonely Street
  46. 46 She Called Me Baby
  47. 47 500 Miles Away From Home
  48. 48 It All Depends On Linda
  49. 49 Worried Man Blues
  50. 50 Homestead On The Farm
  51. 51 Abilene
  52. 52 Gotta Travel On
  53. 53 Noah's Ark
  54. 54 I Wonder Where You Are Tonight
  55. 55 Let Me Tell You About Mary
  56. 56 What Kind Of Bird Is That
  57. 57 Jeannie's Last Kiss
  58. 58 Miller's Cave
  59. 59 Sittin' And Thinkin'
  60. 60 Have I Stayed Away Too Long
  61. 61 Long Way Back To Tennessee
  62. 62 Long Black Limousine
  63. 63 Down In Mexico
  64. 64 I Was Coming Home To You
  65. 65 Another Bridge To Burn
  66. 66 I've Lived A Lot In My Time
  67. 67 He Was A Friend Of Mine
  68. 68 Take Me Home
  69. 69 When I'm Gone
  70. 70 Sweeter Than The Flowers
  71. 71 Four Strong Winds
  72. 72 When The Wind Blows In Chicago
  73. 73 Just To Satisfy You
  74. 74 Let It Be Me
  75. 75 In The Misty Moonlight
  76. 76 I Love You
  77. 77 Too Used To Being With You
  78. 78 Together Again
  79. 79 We'll Sing In The Sunshine
  80. 80 Out Of Our Minds
  81. 81 I Don't Care
  82. 82 That's All I Want From You
  83. 83 Invisible Tears
  84. 84 Dear John Letter
  85. 85 True Love
  86. 86 Rosalie
  87. 87 Alle Glauben Dass Ich Glucklich Bin
  88. 88 Times Are Gettin' Hard
  89. 89 I'm A Long Way From Home
  90. 90 Deepening Snow
  91. 91 I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow
  92. 92 She Picked A Perfect Day
  93. 93 One Day At A Time
  94. 94 So Soon
  95. 95 Countin' The Hours Countin' The Days
  96. 96 Don't Think Twice It's Alright
  97. 97 Blowin' In The Wind
  98. 98 Delia's Gone
  99. 99 Lemon Tree
Disc 2
  1. 1 Above And Beyond (2:15)
  2. 2 Shame On Me (2:49)
  3. 3 To Whom It May Concern (2:15)
  4. 4 Wallflower (2:06)
  5. 5 I Don't Believe I'll Fall In Love Today (2:10)
  6. 6 Dear Waste Basket (2:35)
  7. 7 Baby, Don't Believe Him (2:25)
  8. 8 I'm Gettin' Lonely (2:39)
  9. 9 Heart Of Ice (2:29)
  10. 10 Candy Coated Kisses (2:35)
  11. 11 The Gods Were Angry With Me (2:24)
  12. 12 I'd Fight The World (2:40)
  13. 13 Is It Wrong (For Loving You) (2:15)
  14. 14 Dear Waste Basket (2:39)
  15. 15 Detroit City (2:51)
  16. 16 Lonely Town (2:16)
  17. 17 She Called Me Baby (2:17)
  18. 18 Five Hundred Miles Away From Home (2:44)
  19. 19 It All Depends On Linda (2:40)
  20. 20 Worried Man Blues (3:23)
  21. 21 Homestead On The Farm (2:33)
  22. 22 Abilene (2:15)
  23. 23 Gotta Travel On (2:12)
  24. 24 Noah's Ark (3:00)
  25. 25 I Wonder Where You Are Tonight (2:36)
  26. 26 Let Me Tell You About Mary (2:03)
  27. 27 What Kind Of Bird Is That (2:50)
  28. 28 Jeannie's Last Kiss (3:04)
  29. 29 Miller's Cave (2:56)
  30. 30 Sittin' And Thinking (2:38)
  31. 31 Have I Stayed Away Too Long (2:10)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Long Way To Tennessee (2:43)
  2. 2 Long Black Limousine (2:57)
  3. 3 Down In Mexico (2:49)
  4. 4 I Was Coming Home To You (2:34)
  5. 5 Another Bridge To Burn (2:43)
  6. 6 I've Lived A Lot In My Time (2:43)
  7. 7 He Was A Friend Of Mine (2:30)
  8. 8 Take Me Home (2:47)
  9. 9 When I'm Gone (2:34)
  10. 10 Sweeter Than the Flowers (3:00)
  11. 11 I Was Coming Home To You (2:46)
  12. 12 Four Strong Winds (2:47)
  13. 13 When The Wind Blows In Chicago (2:23)
  14. 14 Just To Satisfy You (2:26)
  15. 15 Let It Be Me (2:58)
  16. 16 In The Midst Moonlight (2:45)
  17. 17 I Love You (2:30)
  18. 18 Too Used To Being With You (2:57)
  19. 19 Together Again (2:11)
  20. 20 We'll Sing In The Sunshine (2:24)
  21. 21 (We Must Have Been) Out Of Our Minds (2:26)
  22. 22 I Don't Care (2:17)
  23. 23 That's All I Want From You (2:32)
  24. 24 Invisible Tears (2:30)
  25. 25 A Dear John Letter (1:56)
  26. 26 True Love (2:04)
  27. 27 Rosalie (2:41)
  28. 28 Alle Glauben Dass Ich Glücklich Bin (2:54)
  29. 29 Times Are Gettin' Hard (2:37)
  30. 30 I'm A Long Way From Home (2:35)
Disc 4
  1. 1 The Deepening Snow (2:30)
  2. 2 Man of Constant Sorrow (2:40)
  3. 3 She Picked A Perfect Day (2:30)
  4. 4 One Day At A Time (2:19)
  5. 5 So Soon (2:40)
  6. 6 Countin' The Hours - Countin' The Days (2:02)
  7. 7 Don't Think Twice, It's All Right (2:44)
  8. 8 Blowin' In The Wind (2:59)
  9. 9 Delia's Gone (2:46)
  10. 10 Lemon Tree (2:22)
  11. 11 It's Alright (2:41)
  12. 12 Salt Lake City (2:34)
  13. 13 Changing My Mind (2:16)
  14. 14 Good Old Tennessee (2:54)
  15. 15 Das Haus Auf Der Sierra (2:51)
  16. 16 Wilder Wolf Und Brauner Bär (So Ist Das Leben) (2:14)
  17. 17 Molly Brown (2:35)
  18. 18 A Little Bit Later On Down The Line (2:20)
  19. 19 Got Leavin' On Her Mind (2:34)
  20. 20 Try To Remember (2:27)
  21. 21 All The Good Times Are Past And Gone (2:40)
  22. 22 Memories (2:08)
  23. 23 Heaven Help My Soul (2:44)
  24. 24 (For A While) We Helped Each Other Out (2:34)
  25. 25 In The Same Old Way (2:41)
  26. 26 Talk Me Some Sense (2:27)
  27. 27 You Can't Stop The Wild Wind From Blowing (2:13)
  28. 28 It Ain't Me Babe (2:27)
  29. 29 Long Black Veil (2:43)
  30. 30 Passin' Through (2:40)
  31. 31 What Color (Is A Man) (2:02)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bobby Bare Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Floyd Cramer Organ, Piano, Harpsichord, Leader
Buck Owens Rhythm Guitar
Onie Wheeler Harmonica
The Champs Group
Pete Drake Steel Guitar
Merrill Moore Piano
Anita Kerr Vocals
Grady Martin Guitar
Israel Baker Violin
Brenton Banks Violin, Leader
Perry Botkin Jr. Guitar
Kenny Buttrey Drums
Skeeter Davis Leader, Vocals
Ray Edenton Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Dolores Edgin Vocals
Solie Fott Violin
Harlan Howard Guitar
Lillian Hunt Violin
Leonard Malarsky Violin
Wayne Moss Guitar, Electric Guitar
June Page Vocals
William Pitman Trumpet
Myron Sandler Violin
Ralph Schaeffer Violin
Jerry Stembridge Guitar
Kenny Walker Piano
Marijohn Wilkin Vocals
Gary Wilson Drums
Cecil Brower Violin
Dorothy Ann Dillard Vocals
Howard Carpenter Violin
Winifred S. Breast Vocals
Elbert Raymond "Dutch" McMillin Saxophone
Luke Brandon Guitar
Jerry Reed Hubbard Dobro, Guitar, Electric Guitar
Buddy Bruce Guitar
Gene Mullins Trombone
Sidney Sharp Violin
Jerry Glenn Kennedy Guitar, Electric Guitar
Robert Florence Piano
Kenneth Goldsmith Violin
William Paul Ackerman Drums
Luther Roundtree Guitar
Martin Kathan Violin
Technical Credits
Floyd Cramer Vibe Master
Waylon Jennings Composer, Liner Notes
Melba Montgomery Composer
Willie Nelson Composer
Buck Owens Composer
Charlie Rich Composer
Mel Tillis Composer
Ian Tyson Composer
Paul Clayton Composer
Bob Dylan Composer
Barry De Vorzon Composer, Producer, Liner Notes
Mac Gayden Composer
Chip Taylor Composer
Will Holt Composer
Tommy Collins Composer
Don Crawford Composer
Ned Miller Composer
Cliffie Stone Liner Notes
Cindy Walker Composer
Johnny Bond Composer
Bobby Russell Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
Joe Allison Liner Notes
A.P. Carter Composer
Don Carter Composer
Jack Clement Composer
Carroll Coates Composer
Hank Cochran Composer
Harlan Howard Composer
Henry Mayer Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Allen Reynolds Composer
Ervin T. Rouse Composer
Lewis Talley Composer
Hedy West Composer
Fuzzy Owen Composer
Harvey Schmidt Composer
Don Bowman Composer
Cliff Crofford Composer
Danny Dill Composer
Syd Nathan Composer
Phil Wells Tape Comparison
Bruce Hailstalk Tape Research
Duncan Cowell Mastering
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Richard Weize Reissue Producer, Illustrations, Tape Research
Gerd Weiler Artwork
John Bare Composer
Buckley Maxwell Composer
Jack Rhodes Composer
Fritz Rotter Composer
Jimmy Rule Composer
Fred Stryker Composer
Hans Bradtke Composer
Morry Burns Composer
Bobby George Composer
Howard Hausey Composer
Sue Miller Composer
Tom Jones Composer
Billy "Hillbilly" Barton Composer
Lance Guynes Composer
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