Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 3: Americana

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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
Part of Columbia's excellent Country Classics survey series, this 25-track roundup of Americana-themed material takes in the vast landscape by way of geography, history, and patriotism. Ranging from early honky tonk-era sides to '80s roots, Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 3: Americana spotlights hits by Marty Robbins "El Paso", Johnny Horton "North to Alaska", Lefty Frizzell "Saginaw, Michigan", and the Charlie Daniels Band "The Devil Went Down to Georgia". Bookended by the picaresque likes of "The Ballad of Davey Crockett" Fess Parker and "Highwayman," the mix packs it in with more U.S. gold from Hawkshaw Hawkins, Johnny Cash, and Stonewall Jackson, among others. A ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
Part of Columbia's excellent Country Classics survey series, this 25-track roundup of Americana-themed material takes in the vast landscape by way of geography, history, and patriotism. Ranging from early honky tonk-era sides to '80s roots, Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 3: Americana spotlights hits by Marty Robbins "El Paso", Johnny Horton "North to Alaska", Lefty Frizzell "Saginaw, Michigan", and the Charlie Daniels Band "The Devil Went Down to Georgia". Bookended by the picaresque likes of "The Ballad of Davey Crockett" Fess Parker and "Highwayman," the mix packs it in with more U.S. gold from Hawkshaw Hawkins, Johnny Cash, and Stonewall Jackson, among others. A rousing bit of old-timey fun.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972297224
  • Catalog Number: 722972
  • Sales rank: 4,791

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ballad of Davy Crockett (1:40)
  2. 2 Don't Take Your Guns to Town - Johnny Cash (3:02)
  3. 3 Big Iron (3:57)
  4. 4 The Ballad of Paladin (1:51)
  5. 5 El Paso (4:20)
  6. 6 Cross the Brazos at Waco - Billy Walker (2:50)
  7. 7 Long Black Veil (3:02)
  8. 8 Life to Go (2:29)
  9. 9 Big Bad John (3:01)
  10. 10 Tennessee Flat Top Box - Johnny Cash (2:59)
  11. 11 Wolverton Mountain - Claude King (2:58)
  12. 12 Saginaw, Michigan (3:02)
  13. 13 North to Alaska (2:47)
  14. 14 Twenty Miles from Shore (1:57)
  15. 15 The Battle of New Orleans (2:30)
  16. 16 Soldier's Joy (2:21)
  17. 17 Waterloo (2:28)
  18. 18 The Ballad of Jed Clampett (2:02)
  19. 19 May the Bird of Paradise Fly up Your Nose (2:27)
  20. 20 Flowers on the Wall (2:19)
  21. 21 If You Can't Bite, Don't Growl - Tommy Collins (2:00)
  22. 22 A Boy Named Sue - Johnny Cash (3:45)
  23. 23 The Devil Went Down to Georgia (3:36)
  24. 24 Pancho and Lefty (4:46)
  25. 25 Highwayman - Willie Nelson (3:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lester Flatt Track Performer
Flatt & Scruggs Track Performer
Earl Scruggs Track Performer
Johnny Cash Track Performer
Little Jimmy Dickens Track Performer
Lefty Frizzell Track Performer
Merle Haggard Track Performer
Hawkshaw Hawkins Track Performer
Johnny Horton Track Performer
Stonewall Jackson Track Performer
Waylon Jennings Track Performer
Claude King Track Performer
Kris Kristofferson Track Performer
Willie Nelson Track Performer
Marty Robbins Vocals, Track Performer
Billy Walker Track Performer
Tommy Collins Track Performer
Fess Parker Track Performer
Johnny Western Track Performer
The Statler Brothers Track Performer
Charlie Daniels Track Performer
Jimmy Dean Track Performer
Foggy Mountain Boys Track Performer
The Charlie Daniels Band Track Performer
Technical Credits
Johnny Horton Composer
Benny Andersson Composer
Charlie Daniels Composer
Tom Crain Composer
Fred Edwards Composer
James Marshall Composer
Don Meehan Engineer
Björn Ulvaeus Composer
Townes Van Zandt Composer
George Bruns Composer
Rich Kienzle Liner Notes
Charlie Hayward Composer
Tillman Franks Composer
Stig Anderson Composer
Taz DeGregorio Composer
Mike Phillips Composer
Anni-Frid Lyngstad Composer
P. Henning Composer
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