Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1962

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Bear Family's fine ongoing series of country chart hits year by year is not only an eye-opening history of country music's various trends and fashions, it also serves as a reminder of how a pop music genre builds, grows, and evolves while still retaining its commercial viability and audience, and given country's longstanding lip service to tradition, it serves as proof to the old axiom that the more things change, the more they stay the same. This volume takes on 1962, and includes such enduring genre gems from that year as Hank Snow's "I've Been Everywhere," George Jones' immortal "She Thinks I Still Care," Flatt & Scruggs' "The Ballad of Jed Clampett" (which also ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Bear Family's fine ongoing series of country chart hits year by year is not only an eye-opening history of country music's various trends and fashions, it also serves as a reminder of how a pop music genre builds, grows, and evolves while still retaining its commercial viability and audience, and given country's longstanding lip service to tradition, it serves as proof to the old axiom that the more things change, the more they stay the same. This volume takes on 1962, and includes such enduring genre gems from that year as Hank Snow's "I've Been Everywhere," George Jones' immortal "She Thinks I Still Care," Flatt & Scruggs' "The Ballad of Jed Clampett" (which also shows country's inroads into television), Carl Butler's "Don't Let Me Cross Over," and Buck Owens' "Kickin' Our Hearts Around."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/21/2011
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127169679
  • Catalog Number: 16967
  • Sales rank: 72,505

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I've Been Everywhere - Hank Snow (2:46)
  2. 2 She Thinks I Still Care - George Jones (2:35)
  3. 3 Wolverton Mountain - Claude King (2:56)
  4. 4 She's Got You - Patsy Cline (3:00)
  5. 5 Lonesome Number One - Don Gibson (2:22)
  6. 6 A Wound Time Can't Erase - Stonewall Jackson (2:41)
  7. 7 Devil Woman - Marty Robbins (2:55)
  8. 8 Mama Sang a Song - Bill Anderson (3:27)
  9. 9 The Ballad of Jed Clampett - Flatt & Scruggs (2:03)
  10. 10 (Love's) Ring of Fire - Anita Carter (1:55)
  11. 11 My Name is Mud - James O'Gwynn (2:29)
  12. 12 Another Day, Another Dollar - Wynn Stewart (2:26)
  13. 13 So Wrong - Patsy Cline (3:03)
  14. 14 Pride - Ray Price (2:37)
  15. 15 Misery Loves Company - Porter Wagoner (2:37)
  16. 16 Don't Go Near the Indians - Rex Allen (3:05)
  17. 17 Charlie's Shoes - Billy Walker (2:16)
  18. 18 Don't Let Me Cross Over - Carl Butler (2:57)
  19. 19 Success - Loretta Lynn (2:40)
  20. 20 From a Jack To a King - Ned Miller (2:12)
  21. 21 Touch Me - Willie Nelson (2:12)
  22. 22 Sally Was a Good Old Girl - Hank Cochran (2:22)
  23. 23 A Girl I Used To Know - George Jones (2:40)
  24. 24 Kickin' Our Hearts Around - Buck Owens (2:36)
  25. 25 Crazy Wild Desire - Webb Pierce (2:24)
  26. 26 Adios Amigo - Jim Reeves (2:30)
  27. 27 Ruby Ann - Marty Robbins (2:01)
  28. 28 That's My Pa - Sheb Wooley (2:24)
  29. 29 P.T. 109 - Jimmy Dean (3:10)
  30. 30 Release Me - Esther Phillips (3:19)
  31. 31 I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr (2:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sheb Wooley Vocals
Lester Flatt Guitar, Vocals
Earl Scruggs Banjo
Bill Anderson Vocals
Floyd Cramer Piano
Don Gibson Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Stonewall Jackson Vocals
George Jones Vocals
Claude King Vocals
Loretta Lynn Vocals
Willie Nelson Guitar, Vocals
Buck Owens Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Ray Price Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Jim Reeves Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Marty Robbins Vocals
Paul Warren Fiddle
The Jordanaires Choir, Chorus
Esther Phillips Vocals
Rex Allen Vocals
Pete Drake Guitar, Steel Guitar
Billy Walker Vocals
Jim Glaser Choir, Chorus
Tompall Glaser Choir, Chorus
Anita Kerr Choir, Chorus
Jimmy Day Steel Guitar
Bonnie Guitar Guitar
Ned Miller Guitar, Vocals
Anita Carter Vocals
James O'Gwynn Guitar, Vocals
Carl Butler Guitar, Vocals
The Anita Kerr Singers Choir, Chorus
Joe Babcock Choir, Chorus
Byron Bach Cello
Pearl Butler Vocals
Billy Byrd Guitar
Patsy Cline Vocals
Hank Cochran Vocals
Jimmy Dean Vocals
Ray Edenton Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Walter Haynes Steel Guitar
Rufus Long Piccolo
Ralph Mooney Steel Guitar
Roy Nichols Guitar
Louis Dean Nunley Choir, Chorus
Webb Pierce Vocals
Hargus "Pig" Robbins Piano
Wynn Stewart Guitar, Vocals
Henry Strzelecki Bass
Porter Wagoner Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Don Warden Vocals
Cecil Brower Fiddle, Violin
Dorothy Ann Dillard Choir, Chorus
Roy Huskey Jr. Bass
Jerry Byrd Bass
Farris Coursey Drums
Louis Dunn Drums
Jack Pruett Guitar
William Whitney Pursell Piano
Wayne Stone Drums
Gerald Tomlinson Guitar
Winifred S. Breast Choir, Chorus
Solie Isaac Fott Violin
Morris Palmer Drums
Helen "Peaches" Price Drums
Roy Lanham Electric Guitar
Darrell McCall Rhythm Guitar
Teddy Wilburn Guitar
Randy Hughes Acoustic Guitar
Thomas Lee Jackson Jr. Fiddle
English P. Jr. "Jake" Tullock String Bass
Jerry Glenn Kennedy Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
William Guilford Wright Jr. Choir, Chorus
Clarence E. Snow Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Marvin H. Hughes Vibes
John W. Greubel Drums
Claude J. Phelps Guitar
Velma E. Williams Smith Guitar
Benny Williams Guitar
William Paul Ackerman Drums
George French Jr. Piano
Merry Melody Singers Choir, Chorus
William D. Johnson Steel Guitar
Vernal E. Richardson Violin
Walter L. "Hank Sugarfoot" Garland Guitar
Ed Tarpley Viola
Don Winters Choir, Chorus
Gerald M. Rivers Fiddle
Alvin Sutton Guitar
Howard Ralph Carpenter Violin, Viola
Robert Allen Austin Bass
Thomas Grady Martin Guitar, Electric Guitar, Leader, Ukulele
William W. Pursell Organ, Piano
Sam Hollingsworth Bass
Brenton Bolden Banks Violin, Viola
Joseph S. Zinkan Bass, Acoustic Bass
Bob L. Moore Bass, Acoustic Bass
Lillian Vann Hunt Violin
Mildred Kirkham Choir, Chorus
Donald H. "Don" Helms Steel Guitar
Charles R. "Charlie" McCoy Harmonica
Kelton D. "Kelso" Herston Guitar
Harold Ray Bradley Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Bass, Leader, 6-string Electric Bass
Burkett H. "Buck" Graves Dobro
Herman Bland "Pete" Wade Guitar
Murrey M. "Buddy" Harman Jr. Drums
Donald "Don Rich" Eugen Ulrich Fiddle
Stephen F. "Steve" Bass Drums
William D. "Buddy" Killen Bass
Norman Keith "Buddy" Spicher Fiddle
Byron Theodore Bach Cello
Kenneth "Thumbs" Carlile Guitar
Charles "Chuck" Glaser Choir, Chorus
Technical Credits
Sheb Wooley Composer
Bill Anderson Composer
Don Gibson Composer
Claude King Composer
Willie Nelson Composer
Jerry Reed Composer
Marty Robbins Composer
Ray Stevens Arranger
Mel Tillis Composer
Wanda Jackson Composer
Carl Perkins Composer
Ned Miller Composer
Joe Allison Producer
Chester B. Atkins Producer
Owen Bradley Producer
Jack Clement Composer
Hank Cochran Composer
Pappy Daily Producer
Colin Escott Liner Notes, Reissue Producer, Illustrations
Harlan Howard Composer
Frank Jones Producer
Jerry Kennedy Producer
Don Law Producer
Jerry Livingston Composer
Bill McElhiney Arranger
Ken Nelson Producer
Webb Pierce Composer
Lelan Rogers Producer
Shelby Singleton Producer
Wynn Stewart Composer
Jim Vienneau Producer
Wayne Walker Composer
Marijohn Wilkin Composer
Danny Dill Composer
Merle Kilgore Composer
Lorene Mann Composer
Bill Johnson Composer
Cliff Parman Arranger
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Dave Sax Illustrations
Jurgen Crasser Mastering
Fabor Robison Producer
Ralph Freed Composer
Dickey Lee Lipscomb Composer
Geoff Mack Composer
Irene Stanton Composer
Roy Baham Composer
Fred Burch Composer
Steve Duffy Composer
Andreas Merck Photo Scanning
Penny Jay Composer
Johnny Mullins Composer
P. Henning Composer
Roberta Bellamy Composer
June Carter Composer
Joe Johnson Producer
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