Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1953

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/22/2009
  • Label: Bear Family
  • UPC: 790051695828
  • Catalog Number: 16958

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Death of Hank Williams - Jack Cardwell (3:20)
  2. 2 Goin' Steady - Faron Young (2:40)
  3. 3 Your Cheatin' Heart - Hank Williams (2:43)
  4. 4 South In New Orleans - Johnnie & Jack (2:20)
  5. 5 It's Been So Long - Webb Pierce (2:21)
  6. 6 Let Me Go, Devil - Johnny Bond (2:34)
  7. 7 Playin' Dominoes and Shootin' Dice - Red Cook (2:53)
  8. 8 (Now and Then There's) A Fool Such As I - The Singing Ranger & His Rainbow Ranch Boys (2:33)
  9. 9 No Help Wanted - The Carlisles (2:28)
  10. 10 I'll Go On Alone - Marty Robbins (2:41)
  11. 11 You All Come - The Western Cherokees (2:41)
  12. 12 I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know - The Davis Sisters (2:59)
  13. 13 California Blues (Blue Yodel #4) - Lefty Frizzell (2:59)
  14. 14 Big Mamou - Bennie Leader's Bayou Billies (2:49)
  15. 15 Hound Dog - Tommy Duncan (2:45)
  16. 16 Run 'em Off - Onie Wheeler (2:39)
  17. 17 Crying In The Chapel - Darrell Glenn (2:59)
  18. 18 Mexican Joe - Jim Reeves and the Circle O Ranch Boys (2:38)
  19. 19 Let Me Be The One - Hank Locklin (2:29)
  20. 20 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (and Loud, Loud Music) - Joe & Rose Lee Maphis (2:59)
  21. 21 Looking at The Moon and Wishing On A Star - Louisiana Hayride Band (2:55)
  22. 22 There Stands The Glass - Webb Pierce (2:26)
  23. 23 Hey Joe! - Carl Smith (2:30)
  24. 24 Red Light - Merrill Moore (2:33)
  25. 25 Country Gentleman - Chet Atkins (2:16)
  26. 26 Take These Chains From My Heart - Hank Williams (2:39)
  27. 27 Caribbean - Mitchell Torok (2:31)
  28. 28 A Dear John Letter - Ferlin Husky (2:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chet Atkins Guitar, Electric Guitar, Leader
Jethro Burns Mandolin
Floyd Cramer Piano
Lefty Frizzell Guitar, Vocals
Johnny Gimble Fiddle
Hank Locklin Guitar, Vocals
Jim Reeves Guitar, Vocals
Marty Robbins Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Carl Smith Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Faron Young Vocals
Onie Wheeler Harmonica, Leader, Vocals
Merrill Moore Piano, Vocals
Bill Carlisle Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy Day Steel Guitar
Darrell Glenn Vocals
Don Helms Steel Guitar
Rose Lee Maphis Guitar, Vocals
Rudy Grayzell Vocals
Johnny Bond Guitar, Vocals
Shot Jackson Dobro
Martha Carson Vocals
Johnnie Wright Leader, Vocals
Jean Shepard Vocals
Owen Bradley Piano
Clyde Brewer Piano
Skeeter Davis Vocals
Ray Edenton Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Bob Foster Steel Guitar
Homer Haynes Guitar
Eddie Hill Rhythm Guitar, Baritone (Vocal)
Ferlin Husky Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Ernest Ernie Newton Bass, Maracas
Roy Nichols Guitar
Webb Pierce Vocals
Tommy Perkins Drums
Wayne Raney Harmonica
Leon Rhodes Electric Guitar
Jerry Rivers Fiddle
Dick Stubbs Steel Guitar
Lewis Talley Guitar
Howard Watts String Bass
Hank Williams Guitar, Vocals
Jack Anglin Guitar, Vocals
Jerry Byrd Steel Guitar
Harold Carmack Piano
Farris Coursey Drums
Grundy Harbert Bass
Ernie Hunter Fiddle
Dale Potter Fiddle
Jerry Rowley Fiddle
Joe Vincent Steel Guitar
Bobby Williamson Guitar
Hugh Gordon Stoker Piano
Henry Newton "Tommy" Vaden Fiddle
Paul Blunt Steel Guitar
Blackie Crawford Guitar
Jimmy Dennis Drums
Jimmie Widener Rhythm Guitar
Lum York Bass
Jack Youngblood Fiddle
Betty Jack Davis Vocals
Arlie Duff Vocals
Luther Nallie Banjo
Mitchell Torok Guitar, Vocals
Wesley Tuttle Guitar
Hal Smith Fiddle
Thomas Lee Jackson Jr. Fiddle
Loren Otis Shook Guitar
Clarence E. Snow Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Johnny Sibert Steel Guitar
Velma E. Williams Smith Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Benny Leaders Bass
Leonard Sipes Guitar
Sonny Harville Bass
Alden J. Nelson Guitar, Tenor (Vocal)
Bill Buckner Guitar
Herman "The Hermit" Snyder Bass
Dale Henry Warren Bass
Margie Ann Warren Fiddle
Lee Cochran Trumpet
Big Red Hayes Fiddle
Jack Cardwell Vocals
Frank Juricek Steel Guitar
Ernie Harvey Steel Guitar
Lou Millet Guitar
Tommy Bishop Guitar
Kenneth Allen "Little Red" Hayes Fiddle
Don Davis Bass
Lewis Lincoln "Link" Davis Vocals
Milburn Winston "Bernie" Annett Piano
Jerry Byler Fiddle
Red Cook Vocals
Samuel Gibbs Bass
Leon Gibbs Fiddle
Marion Griffin Guitar
Thomas Elmer "Tommy" Duncan Vocals
Dorris Paul Warren Fiddle
Samuel K. "Sammy" Pruett Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Ron Lewis Drums
Roy Sneed Vocals
Doyal Nelson Rhythm Guitar, High Tenor Vocal
Thomas Grady Martin Electric Guitar
Otis William Maphis Guitar, Leader, Vocals
James R. Phillips Electric Guitar
III Joseph Hale Talbot Steel Guitar
Floyd T. Lightnin' Chance Bass
Charles Lee "Fuzzy" Owen Guitar
James Clayton Day Steel Guitar
Donald H. "Don" Helms Steel Guitar
Charles R. Grean Bass
Bill Madry Guitar
Bill Jourdan Steel Guitar
Jack Carpenter Steel Guitar
Johnny Duschel tiple
Madge Suttee Piano
Monty Gibson Bass
Dutch Ingram Drums
Johnny Stokes Drums
Jimmy Richards & His Westerners Bass, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Steel Guitar
Technical Credits
Johnny Otis Composer
Chet Atkins Composer, Producer
Joe Maphis Composer
Marty Robbins Composer
Jimmie Rodgers Composer
Faron Young Composer
Onie Wheeler Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Bill Carlisle Composer
Rudy Grayzell Composer
Link Davis Composer
Johnnie Wright Composer
Owen Bradley Producer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Red Callender Composer
Jenny Carson Composer
Colin Escott Liner Notes, Reissue Producer, Illustrations
Hy Heath Composer
Bill Holford Engineer
Don Law Producer
Ken Nelson Producer
Fred Rose Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Bob Sullivan Engineer
Lewis Talley Composer
Hank Williams Composer
Jack Anglin Composer
Jim Anglin Composer
Stephen H. Sholes Producer
Fuzzy Owen Composer
Artie Glenn Composer
Mitchell Torok Composer
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Richard Weize Discographical Information
Dave Sax Illustrations, Discographical Information
Fabor Robison Producer
Kevin Coffey Illustrations, Discographical Information
W.S. Stevenson Composer
Bill Trader Composer
D. Kilpatrick Producer
Russ Wapensky Discographical Information
Sven T. Uhrmann Illustrations
Christian Zwarg Mastering
Jack Cardwell Composer
Andreas Merck Photo Scanning
Russ Hull Composer
Paul Cohen Producer
Leonard "Lucky" Enois Composer
Billy Barton Composer
Paul Blevins Composer
Tex Wood Composer
Cecil Null Composer
Audrey Grisham Composer
Arleigh Duff Composer
Jack Starnes Producer
Joseph Hobson Composer
Neva Starnes Producer
O.D. Dobbs Composer
Mary Jean Schurz Composer
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