Candy Kisses [Box Set]

Candy Kisses [Box Set]

by George Morgan
Candy Kisses contains George Morgan's complete recordings for Columbia between 1949 and 1966. Spanning eight discs and 200 songs, all of Morgan's major hits -- "Candy Kisses," "Almost," "I'm In Love Again," "Room Full of Roses," "Please Don't Let Me Love You" and "You're the Only Good Thing (That's Happened to Me)" -- are included


Candy Kisses contains George Morgan's complete recordings for Columbia between 1949 and 1966. Spanning eight discs and 200 songs, all of Morgan's major hits -- "Candy Kisses," "Almost," "I'm In Love Again," "Room Full of Roses," "Please Don't Let Me Love You" and "You're the Only Good Thing (That's Happened to Me)" -- are included on this extensive compilation, which is designed for hardcore fans. The consistency of Morgan's material is somewhat uneven, which makes the set a little tedious for any listener that isn't a fanatic or a historian, yet the box -- with its excellent biography, sound and sessionography -- is worthwhile for anyone willing to invest the time and money.

Product Details

Release Date:
Bear Family


Disc 1

  1. All I Need Is Some More Lovin'
  2. Candy Kisses
  3. Rainbow in My Heart
  4. Please Don't Let Me Love You
  5. Silver River
  6. Don't Make Me Sorry
  7. Put All Your Love in a Cookie Jar
  8. Room Full of Roses
  9. I Love Everything About You
  10. Ring on Your Finger
  11. Cry Baby Heart
  12. Why in Heaven's Name
  13. The Shoe Is on the Other Foot Now
  14. Wedding Dolls
  15. Greedy Fingers
  16. Angel Mother
  17. Lucky Seven
  18. You Win the Bride
  19. So Far
  20. Warm Hands, Cold Heart
  21. Don't Be Afraid to Love Me
  22. I Know You'll Never Change
  23. Pardon Me for Being a Fool
  24. D-A-R-L-I-N-G

Disc 2

  1. Somebody Robbed My Beehive
  2. I Love No One But You
  3. Broken Candy Heart
  4. I Wish I May, I Wish I Might
  5. Tennessee Hillbilly Ghost
  6. Waltzing by the Ohio
  7. My Heart Keeps Telling Me
  8. Fresh Red Apple Cheeks
  9. My Baby Lied to Me
  10. Stranger in the Night
  11. Mansion over the Hilltop
  12. Cry of the Lamb
  13. You're a Little Doll
  14. Almost
  15. Every Little Thing Rolled into One
  16. Be Sure You Know
  17. Whistle My Love
  18. One Woman Man
  19. Please Believe
  20. Harbor of Broken Hearts
  21. Will the Angels Let Me Play
  22. Can You Trust Me Again
  23. You're the Only One for Me
  24. Withered Roses
  25. You Love Me Just Enough to Hurt Me
  26. Grapevine Swing

Disc 3

  1. Ain't Love Grand
  2. Lover's Quarrel
  3. Honky Tonk Street
  4. Most of All
  5. Every Prayer Is a Flower (In the Garden of the Lord)
  6. How Many Times
  7. I Passed by Your Window
  8. The Lonesome Waltz
  9. I'll Furnish the Shoulder You Cry On
  10. Half-Hearted
  11. Look What Followed Me Home Tonight (Mama Can't I Keep It)
  12. No One Knows It Better Than Me
  13. Love, Love, Love
  14. The First Time I Told You a Lie
  15. It's Been Nice
  16. Walking Shoes
  17. I Think I'm Going to Cry
  18. Sweetheart
  19. A Cheap Affair
  20. So Lonesome
  21. I'd Like to Know
  22. A Shot in the Dark
  23. The Best Mistake
  24. Whither Thou Goest
  25. Oceans of Tears (I've Shed for You)
  26. Oh, Gentle Shepherd
  27. You Don't Have to Walk Alone

Disc 4

  1. Lonesome Record
  2. Ever So Often
  3. Little Pioneer
  4. She's Back in Town
  5. Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me
  6. Stay Away from Me Baby
  7. Take a Look at Yourself
  8. Send for My Baby
  9. Now You Know
  10. There Goes My Love
  11. The Way of a Hopeless Love
  12. Perfect Romance
  13. Can I Be Dreaming
  14. Don't Cry, for I You I Love
  15. Sweet, Sweet Lips
  16. The Tears Behind the Smile
  17. Don't Knock It
  18. Our Summer Vacation
  19. It Always Ends Too Soon
  20. Late Date
  21. My House Is Divided
  22. It's a Sin
  23. The One Rose (That's Left in My Heart)
  24. White Azaleas
  25. You're the Only Star (In My Blue Heaven)

Disc 5

  1. Candy Kisses
  2. I'm Not Afraid
  3. Loveable You
  4. Rockabilly Bungalow
  5. Come Away from His Arms
  6. I'm in Love Again
  7. The Touch of Your Sweet Lips
  8. It Was All in Your Mind
  9. Please Don't Let Me Love You
  10. Almost
  11. Room Full of Roses
  12. Cry Baby Heart
  13. Little Dutch Girl
  14. The Last Thing I Want to Know
  15. You're the Only Good Thing (That's Happened to Me)
  16. You're the Only Good Thing (That's Happened to Me)
  17. Come Away from His Arms
  18. One Empty Chair
  19. Where There's a Will There's a Way
  20. Who Know's You Best
  21. It's Best You Know
  22. The Little Green Men
  23. Only One Minute More
  24. The Day Will Come

Disc 6

  1. Trees
  2. Mother Machree
  3. Smilin' Through
  4. Mighty Like a Rose
  5. Beautiful Dreamer
  6. Galway Bay
  7. Memories
  8. Danny Boy
  9. The Rosary
  10. The Old Refrain
  11. Across the Wide Missouri
  12. Dear Little Boy of Mine
  13. Every Day of My Life
  14. Don't You Know Me?
  15. Our Love
  16. Lonely Room
  17. Let Me Live and Love Today
  18. I Can Hear My Heart Break
  19. Have I Ever Been Untrue
  20. Blue Snowfall
  21. Beyond My Heart
  22. Macht Nichts
  23. Where Is My Love

Disc 7

  1. Tender Lovin' Care
  2. Would You Believe?
  3. Whose Memory Are You
  4. All Right (I'll Sign the Papers)
  5. One Dozen Roses (And Our Love)
  6. You're Not Home Yet
  7. Back Again
  8. Just Like a Fool
  9. We Could
  10. Almost All the Time
  11. In Your Eyes
  12. Your Lonely Nights Are Over
  13. Just out of Reach
  14. Sin and Silver
  15. Slipping Around
  16. I Love You So Much It Hurts
  17. Courtry Boy - City Girl
  18. Just Your Conscience
  19. Too Busy Saying Goodbye
  20. Tears and Roses
  21. Dear John
  22. Happy Endings (Are Only for the Movies)
  23. Please Help Me, I'm Falling
  24. Slowly
  25. How Can We Plan the Future
  26. (Stolen Love Is) the Beginning of the End
  27. The Eyes of the World
  28. I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
  29. I'll Call You Charlie (You Call Me Joan)

Disc 8

  1. Yesterday's Roses
  2. Bouquet of Roses
  3. Teardrops on the Roses
  4. A Petal from a Faded Rose
  5. The Convict and the Rose
  6. Roses
  7. One Rose (Is All It Takes to Say I Love You)
  8. The Violet and the Rose
  9. The One Rose (That's Left in My Heart)
  10. Roses Are Red (My Love)
  11. By the River of the Roses
  12. A Picture That's New
  13. Bring Your Roses to Her Now
  14. Red Roses for a Blue Lady
  15. It's All Coming Home to You But Me
  16. Not from My World
  17. Saving All My Love (For You)
  18. Home Is Where the Heart Is
  19. No Man Should Hurt as Bad as I Do
  20. There Goes My World
  21. Married
  22. The Wheel of Hurt
  23. Speak Well of Me

Album Credits

Performance Credits

George Morgan   Primary Artist,Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Buddy Emmons   Steel Guitar
Chet Atkins   Guitar
Floyd Cramer   Piano
Hank Garland   Guitar,Leader
Rosemary Clooney   Vocals,Track Performer
Dinah Shore   Vocals,Track Performer
George Van Eps   Guitar
Pete Drake   Steel Guitar
Grady Martin   Guitar,Leader
Little Roy Wiggins   Steel Guitar
Anita Kerr Singers   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Byron Bach   Cello
Brenton Banks   Violin
George Binkley   Violin
Harold Bradley   Guitar,Leader
Kenny Buttrey   Drums
Floyd Chance   Bass
Lightnin' Chance   Bass
Ray Edenton   Guitar
Solie Fott   Violin
Benny Gill   Fiddle,Leader
Buddy Harman   Drums
Kelso Herston   Guitar
Eddie Hill   Guitar
Lillian Hunt   Violin
Buddy Killen   Bass
Douglas Kirkham   Drums
Wayne Moss   Guitar
Ernest Ernie Newton   Bass
Verna Richardson   Violin
Lou Singer   Drums
Velma Smith   Bass
Marijohn Wilkin   Piano
Joe Zinkan   Bass
Larry Breen   Bass
Jerry Byrd   Bass,Steel Guitar
Howard Carpenter   Violin,Viola
Farris Coursey   Drums
William Whitney Pursell   Piano
Wilda Tinsley   Violin
Lillian Vannhunt   Violin
Bob Moore   Bass
Sam Pruett   Guitar
Jack Shook   Guitar
Earl Dean Porter   Guitar
Floyd Robinson   Banjo,Electric Guitar
Paul Sells   Organ
Marion Worth   Vocals,Track Performer
Randy Hughes   Guitar
Tony Lane   Steel Guitar
Hal Smith   Fiddle
Louis Innis   Guitar
Thomas Lee Jackson   Fiddle
Marvin H. Hughes   Organ,Piano,Leader
Hilbert C. Decker   Guitar
William Edward "Zeb Turner" Grishaw   Guitar
William K. McElhiney   Trumpet
Fred D. Shumate   Piano
Donald Slayman   Fiddle
James L. Wilkerson   Harmonica
William Paul Ackerman   Drums
Gene Stewart   Guitar
Herbert Wilson   Guitar
Allen Dale Potter   Fiddle
Bun Wilson   Drums
Bill Drake   Guitar
Old Hickory Singers   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
W.O. Collins   Violin
Donald S. Davis   Steel Guitar

Technical Credits

Art Satherley   Producer
Don Davis   Illustrations
Colin Escott   Liner Notes,Illustrations
Frank Jones   Producer
Don Law   Producer
Ben Weisman   Composer
Otto Kitsinger   Liner Notes,Tape Comparison
Jerry Strobel   Illustrations
Leverett   Illustrations
R.A. Andreas   Illustrations
Richard Weize   Liner Notes,Reissue Producer,Tape Research
Birgit Schneider   Artwork,Illustrations
Gerd Weiler   Artwork
Colin Excott   Biographical Information
Larry Zwisohn   Liner Notes
Gerd Weilder   Illustrations
Anna Trainor   Illustrations
Eddie Sovine   Composer
Joyce Kilmer   Composer
Frederick Edward Weatherly   Composer
Oscar Rasbach   Composer
Joan Javits   Composer

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