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All Music Guide - Mark A. Humphrey
Listeners charmed by his pre-El Paso country have a motherlode to explore in this five-disc boxed set filled with dewy-eyed weepers his earliest recordings, his rockabilly he cut the first cover of "Maybellene", ancient country-folk accompanied solely by acoustic guitar "The Dream of the Miner's Chill", Hawaiiana "Aloha Oe", and a handful of his country-pop outings arranged by Ray Conniff.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark A. Humphrey
Listeners charmed by his pre-El Paso country have a motherlode to explore in this five-disc boxed set filled with dewy-eyed weepers his earliest recordings, his rockabilly he cut the first cover of "Maybellene", ancient country-folk accompanied solely by acoustic guitar "The Dream of the Miner's Chill", Hawaiiana "Aloha Oe", and a handful of his country-pop outings arranged by Ray Conniff.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/27/1994
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127155702
  • Catalog Number: 15570
  • Sales rank: 144,135

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Tomorrow You'll Be Gone (2:45)
  2. 2 I Wish Somebody Loves Me (2:49)
  3. 3 Love Me or Leave Me Alone (2:35)
  4. 4 Crying 'cause I Love You (2:37)
  5. 5 I'll Go on Alone (2:40)
  6. 6 Pretty Words (2:35)
  7. 7 You're Breaking My Heart (2:52)
  8. 8 I Can Get Along (Without You Very Well) (2:43)
  9. 9 I Couldn't Keep from Crying (2:46)
  10. 10 Just in Time (3:00)
  11. 11 Crazy Little Heart (2:50)
  12. 12 After You Leave (2:32)
  13. 13 Lorelei (1:55)
  14. 14 A Castle in the Sky (3:00)
  15. 15 Your Heart's Turn to Break (2:46)
  16. 16 Why Keep Wishing (You Don't Care) (2:41)
  17. 17 A Half-Way Chance with You (2:33)
  18. 18 Sing Me Something Sentimental (2:55)
  19. 19 At the End of a Long, Lonely Day (2:33)
  20. 20 Blessed Jesus, Should I Fall Don't Let Me Lay (2:56)
  21. 21 Kneel and Let the Lord Take Your Load (2:54)
  22. 22 Don't Make Me Ashamed (2:47)
  23. 23 It's a Long, Long Ride (2:01)
  24. 24 It Looks Like I'm Just in Your Way (2:44)
  25. 25 I'm Happy 'Cause You're Hurtin' (2:22)
  26. 26 My Isle of Golden Dreams (2:45)
  27. 27 Have Thine Own Way, Lord (2:42)
  28. 28 God Understands (3:02)
  29. 29 Aloha Oe (Farewell to Thee) (2:22)
Disc 2
  1. 1 What Made You Change Your Mind (2:46)
  2. 2 The Way of a Hopeless Love (2:56)
  3. 3 Pain and Misery (2:21)
  4. 4 Juarez (2:38)
  5. 5 I'm Too Big to Cry (2:56)
  6. 6 Call Me up (And I'll Come Calling on You) (2:09)
  7. 7 It's a Pity What Money Can Do (2:21)
  8. 8 Time Goes By (2:23)
  9. 9 This Broken Heart of Mine (2:22)
  10. 10 It Looks Like I'm Just in Your Way (2:37)
  11. 11 I'll Love You Till the Day I Die (2:35)
  12. 12 Don't Let Me Hang Around (If You Don't Care) (2:21)
  13. 13 Pray for Me Mother of Mine (2:50)
  14. 14 Daddy Loves You (2:40)
  15. 15 That's All Right (2:37)
  16. 16 Gossip (2:45)
  17. 17 Maybellene (2:33)
  18. 18 Pretty Mama (2:43)
  19. 19 Mean Mama Blues (2:14)
  20. 20 Long Gone Lonesome Blues (2:32)
  21. 21 I Can't Quit (I've Gone Too Far) (2:28)
  22. 22 Singing the Blues (2:28)
  23. 23 Tennessee Toddy (3:18)
  24. 24 Baby, I Need You (Like I Need You) (2:10)
  25. 25 Long Tall Sally (2:09)
  26. 26 Mister Teardrop (2:49)
  27. 27 Respectfully Miss Brooks (3:03)
  28. 28 You Don't Owe Me a Thing (2:48)
  29. 29 I'll Know You're Gone (1:51)
  30. 30 How Long Will It Be (2:22)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Where d'Ja Go? (2:02)
  2. 2 Most of the Time (2:54)
  3. 3 The Same Two Lips (3:02)
  4. 4 Your Heart of Blue Is Showing Through (2:46)
  5. 5 Knee Deep in the Blues (2:14)
  6. 6 The Little Rosewood Casket (3:05)
  7. 7 The Letter Edged in Black (2:57)
  8. 8 Twenty One Years (3:32)
  9. 9 The Convict and the Rose (2:51)
  10. 10 The Bus Stop Song (A Paper of Pins) (1:57)
  11. 11 The Dream of the Miner's Child (3:26)
  12. 12 The Little Box of Pine in the 7:29 (3:36)
  13. 13 The Wreck of the Number Nine (2:39)
  14. 14 The Sad Lover (2:10)
  15. 15 The Little Shirt (My Mother Made for Me) (2:43)
  16. 16 My Mother Was a Lady (3:09)
  17. 17 When It's Lamplighting Time in the Valley (2:26)
  18. 18 The Wreck of the 12:56 (2:04)
  19. 19 It's Too Late Now (To Worry Anymore) (2:20)
  20. 20 I Never Let You Cross My Mind (3:02)
  21. 21 I'll Step Aside (2:18)
  22. 22 Bouquet of Roses (2:20)
  23. 23 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (2:47)
  24. 24 Lovesick Blues (2:34)
  25. 25 Moanin' the Blues (2:01)
  26. 26 Rose of Ol' Pawnee (3:19)
  27. 27 I Hang My Head and Cry (2:19)
  28. 28 Have I Told You Lately That I Love You (3:11)
  29. 29 All the World Is Lonely Now (2:14)
Disc 4
  1. 1 You Only Want Me When You're Lonely (2:33)
  2. 2 Crying Steel Guitar Waltz (2:00)
  3. 3 Beautiful Ohio (1:58)
  4. 4 Now Is the Hour (2:30)
  5. 5 Down Where the Tradewinds Blow (2:29)
  6. 6 Sweet Leilani (1:50)
  7. 7 Beyond the Reef (2:31)
  8. 8 Constancy (Ua Like No More) (3:11)
  9. 9 Don't Sing Aloha When I Go (1:51)
  10. 10 Song of the Islands (2:59)
  11. 11 Moonland (2:45)
  12. 12 Island Echoes (3:39)
  13. 13 My Isle of Golden Dreams (2:53)
  14. 14 Aloha Oe (Farewell to Thee) (2:27)
  15. 15 A Faded Petal from a Beautiful Bouquet (2:45)
  16. 16 Then I Turned and Slowly Walked Away (2:18)
  17. 17 Jodie (Judy) (2:28)
  18. 18 A House with Everything But Love (3:06)
  19. 19 Nothing But Sweet Lies (1:50)
  20. 20 Baby I Need You (Like You Need Me) (2:31)
  21. 21 Kaw-Liga (2:28)
  22. 22 Paper-Face (2:19)
  23. 23 Many Tears Ago (2:18)
  24. 24 Address Unknown (2:48)
  25. 25 Waltz of the Wind (2:16)
  26. 26 The Hands You're Holding Now (3:03)
  27. 27 Shackles and Chains (2:21)
  28. 28 Oh, How I Miss You (Since You Went Away) (2:06)
  29. 29 Footprints in the Snow (2:14)
  30. 30 Wedding Bells (2:15)
  31. 31 It's Driving Me Crazy (2:13)
Disc 5
  1. 1 The Story of My Life (1:01)
  2. 2 The Story of My Life (3:09)
  3. 3 The Story of My Life (2:34)
  4. 4 Once-A-Week Date (2:37)
  5. 5 Once-A-Week Date (0:26)
  6. 6 Once-A-Week Date (2:28)
  7. 7 She Was Only Seventeen (He Was One Year More) (2:22)
  8. 8 She Was Only Seventeen (He Was One Year More) [Exc (1:03)
  9. 9 She Was Only Seventeen (He Was One Year More) (2:19)
  10. 10 She Was Only Seventeen (He Was One Year More) (3:30)
  11. 11 She Was Only Seventeen (He Was One Year More) (2:29)
  12. 12 Wedding Bells (0:19)
  13. 13 Wedding Bells (1:32)
  14. 14 Wedding Bells (0:18)
  15. 15 Wedding Bells (3:32)
  16. 16 Wedding Bells (2:26)
  17. 17 Shackles and Chains (0:19)
  18. 18 Shackles and Chains (0:18)
  19. 19 Shackles and Chains (2:14)
  20. 20 Shackles and Chains (0:22)
  21. 21 Shackles and Chains (0:18)
  22. 22 Shackles and Chains (2:23)
  23. 23 Oh, How I Miss You (Since You Went Away) (2:15)
  24. 24 Footprints in the Snow (0:25)
  25. 25 Footprints in the Snow (1:08)
  26. 26 Footprints in the Snow (2:15)
  27. 27 Wedding Bells (2:25)
  28. 28 Wedding Bells (0:19)
  29. 29 Wedding Bells (0:21)
  30. 30 Wedding Bells (2:16)
  31. 31 It's Driving Me Crazy (0:13)
  32. 32 It's Driving Me Crazy (2:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Marty Robbins Primary Artist, Guitar, Piano, Leader, Vocals
Chet Atkins Guitar
Floyd Cramer Organ, Piano
Hank Garland Guitar
Johnny Gimble Fiddle
Ray Conniff Leader
Dick Hyman Piano
Bucky Pizzarelli Guitar
Ed Shaughnessy Drums
Billy Butterfield Trumpet
Al Caiola Guitar
Tony Rizzi Guitar
Grady Martin Fiddle, Guitar
Billy Mure Guitar
Johnny Bond Rhythm Guitar
Si Zentner Trombone
Don Arnone Guitar
Owen Bradley Piano
Hillous Butrum Guitar
Homer "Bill" Callahan Bass
Frank Carroll Bass
Floyd Chance Bass
Lightnin' Chance Bass
Ray Edenton Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Bob Foster Steel Guitar
Buddy Harman Drums
Dick Hixson Trombone
Grover Lavender Fiddle
Carl Mastren Guitar
Tony Mottola Guitar
Ernest Ernie Newton Bass
Danny Perri Guitar
William Pitman Guitar
Allan Reuss Guitar
Bobby Rosengarden Drums
William Simmons Piano
Todd Sommer Drums
Phil Stevens Bass
Tiny Timbrell Guitar
Cecil Brower Fiddle
James Farmer Steel Guitar
Fred Cantu Drums
Harold Carmack Piano
Farris Coursey Drums
Louis Dunn Drums
Grundy Harbert Bass
Powell Hassell Piano
Dale Potter Fiddle
Jack Pruett Guitar, Ukulele
Jimmy Rollins Guitar
Joe Vincent Steel Guitar
Bob Moore Bass
Bill Simmons Piano
Tex Atchison Fiddle
Andrew Ackers Piano
Louis Innis Guitar
Thomas Lee Jackson Jr. Fiddle
Marvin H. Hughes Piano
Jimmy Gossett Drums
Floyd Lanning Rhythm Guitar
Bobby Sykes Guitar
Donald Slayman Fiddle
Lee Emerson Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Joe Knight Guitar
Technical Credits
Eddy Arnold Composer
Jimmie Davis Composer
Hank Garland Contributor
Marty Robbins Composer
Little Richard Composer
Mitch Miller Producer
Carson Robison Composer
Art Satherley Producer
Colin Escott Liner Notes, Biographical Information
Gus Kahn Composer
Stan Kessler Composer
Don Law Producer
Johnny Marks Composer
Pete Cassell Composer
Jerry Byrd Composer
Otto Kitsinger Illustrations
Claude Boone Composer
Carmen Lombardo Composer
Jerry Strobel Illustrations
Dave Booth Illustrations
Hoffman Nienburg Artwork
Rebecca Everett Mastering
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Richard Weize Reissue Producer, Illustrations, Tape Research
Jürgen Feuss Illustrations
Robert "Bumps" Blackwell Composer
Dedette Lee Hill Composer
Enotris Johnson Composer
Harry Owens Composer
Clement Scott Composer
Dorothy Stewart Composer
Walter Blaufuss Composer
Red Fortner Composer
Wolfgang Taubenauer Artwork
Traditional Composer
Fritz Bauer Illustrations
Maewa Kaihan Composer
Jack Pitman Composer
Adelaide A. Pollard Composer
George C. Stebbins Composer
Joe Knight Illustrations
Joseph Pope Composer
Charles E. King Composer
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