Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1965

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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 1965, and includes such enduring genre gems from that year as Roger Miller's iconic "King of the Road," Eddy Arnold's beautiful "Make the World Go Away," Merle Haggard's "(My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers," ...
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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 1965, and includes such enduring genre gems from that year as Roger Miller's iconic "King of the Road," Eddy Arnold's beautiful "Make the World Go Away," Merle Haggard's "(My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers," Dick Curless' "A Tombstone Every Mile," and Buck Owens' "I've Got a Tiger by the Tail."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/21/2011
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127169709
  • Catalog Number: 16970
  • Sales rank: 161,878

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 King of the Road - Roger Miller (2:29)
  2. 2 Crystal Chandelier - Carl Belew (2:55)
  3. 3 Girl On the Billboard - Del Reeves (2:39)
  4. 4 Green, Green Grass of Home - Porter Wagoner (2:23)
  5. 5 I Wouldn't Buy a Used Car From Him - Norma Jean (2:02)
  6. 6 I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water - Stonewall Jackson (2:44)
  7. 7 Ribbon of Darkness - Marty Robbins (2:31)
  8. 8 Make the World Go Away - Eddy Arnold (2:39)
  9. 9 Yakety Axe - Chet Atkins (2:02)
  10. 10 I've Got a Tiger By the Tail - Buck Owens (2:11)
  11. 11 Blue Kentucky Girl - Loretta Lynn (2:40)
  12. 12 Love Bug - George Jones (2:00)
  13. 13 She's Gone, Gone, Gone - Lefty Frizzell (2:23)
  14. 14 It's Alright - Bobby Bare (2:39)
  15. 15 The Bridge Washed Out - Warner Mack (2:19)
  16. 16 Ten Little Bottles - Johnny Bond (4:05)
  17. 17 A Tombstone Every Mile - Dick Curless (3:00)
  18. 18 Yes Mr. Peters - Priscilla Mitchell (2:34)
  19. 19 Flowers On the Wall - The Statler Brothers (2:21)
  20. 20 A-11 - Johnny Paycheck (2:19)
  21. 21 May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose - Little Jimmy Dickens (2:27)
  22. 22 (My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers - Merle Haggard (2:30)
  23. 23 Kansas City Star - Roger Miller (2:17)
  24. 24 Before You Go - Buck Owens (2:10)
  25. 25 Truck Drivin' Son of a Gun - Dave Dudley (2:09)
  26. 26 Waltz Across Texas - Ernest Tubb (2:39)
  27. 27 Snakes Crawl At Night - Charley Pride (2:44)
  28. 28 Is It Really Over - Jim Reeves (2:15)
  29. 29 Hello Vietnam - Johnny Wright (3:10)
  30. 30 Things Have Gone To Pieces - George Jones (2:51)
  31. 31 Things Have Gone To Pieces - Leon Payne (2:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Buddy Emmons Steel Guitar
Eddy Arnold Vocals
Chet Atkins Electric Guitar, Leader
Bobby Bare Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Floyd Cramer Organ, Piano, Harpsichord
Little Jimmy Dickens Guitar, Vocals
Dave Dudley Vocals
Lefty Frizzell Vocals
Jack Greene Drums
Merle Haggard Guitar, Vocals
Stonewall Jackson Vocals
George Jones Vocals
Loretta Lynn Vocals
Buck Owens Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Johnny Paycheck Vocals
Charley Pride Vocals
Jim Reeves Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Marty Robbins Vocals
The Jordanaires Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Roger Miller Guitar, Vocals
Thumbs Carllile Guitar
Pete Drake Steel Guitar
Roy Drusky Vocals
Lloyd Green Steel Guitar
Warner Mack Vocals
Buck Trent Electric Guitar, Leader
Del Reeves Vocals
Lew DeWitt Guitar
Anita Kerr Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Dick Curless Guitar, Vocals
Norma Jean Vocals
Leon Payne Vocals
Ernest Tubb Vocals
Johnny Bond Vocals
Carl Belew Leader, Vocals
The Statler Brothers Vocals
Kenny Buttrey Drums
Jerry Carrigan Drums
Jack Drake Bass
Ray Edenton Guitar
Dolores Edgin Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Pamela Goldsmith Viola
Marshall Grant Bass
Harry King Piano
Ralph Mooney Steel Guitar
Bob Morris Bass
Wayne Moss Guitar
Gene A. Mullins Trombone
Roy Nichols Electric Guitar
Louis Dean Nunley Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Boots Randolph Trombone
Leon Rhodes Acoustic Guitar
Don Rich Electric Guitar
Hargus "Pig" Robbins Piano
Jerry Shook Rhythm Guitar
Henry Strzelecki Bass
Porter Wagoner Vocals
Cecil Brower Violin
Dorothy Ann Dillard Vocals, Choir, Chorus
W.S. Holland Drums
Roy Huskey Jr. Bass
Howard Carpenter Violin
Tommy Hill Leader
Priscilla Ann Hubbard Vocals, Choir, Chorus
William Whitney Pursell Piano
Bob Moore Bass
Bobby Austin Bass
Willie Cantu Drums
Buddy Charleton Steel Guitar
Solie Isaac Fott Violin
Jerry Reed Hubbard Guitar
Helen "Peaches" Price Drums
Robert L. Johnson Banjo
Priscilla Mitchell Vocals
Harold Morrison Banjo
Thomas Lee Jackson Jr. Fiddle
Jerry Glenn Kennedy Electric Guitar
William Guilford Wright Jr. Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Harvey Wolfe Cello
George W. McCormick Guitar
George French Jr. Piano
Martin Kathan Violin
Bill Walker Leader, Vibes
Curly Eyles Steel Guitar
Roby Ann Story Viola
J.R. Jelly Sanders Guitar
Pete Rodis Drake Steel Guitar
Doyle Floyd Hendricks Guitar
Thomas Grady Martin Guitar, Electric Guitar, Leader
Raymond Lemieux Drums
Brenton Bolden Banks Violin
Joseph S. Zinkan Bass
Bob L. Moore Bass
Lillian Vann Hunt Violin
Abe Mulkey Vocal Harmony
Donald H. "Don" Helms Steel Guitar
Charles R. "Charlie" McCoy Harmonica
Kelton D. "Kelso" Herston Guitar
Harold Ray Bradley Guitar, 6-string Electric Bass
Velma Williams Smith Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Jerry D. Smith Piano
Murrey M. "Buddy" Harman Jr. Percussion, Drums
Jimmy Eugene Seals Guitar
Johnny Wright Vocals
Norman Keith "Buddy" Spicher Fiddle
Shelly Kurland Violin
Thomas Rexton Brumley Steel Guitar
Ronald C. Warden Guitar
Lula G. Howard Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Cal "Grant C. Shofner" Smith Rhythm Guitar
Bobby Giasson Guitar
Winifred Breast Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Technical Credits
Chet Atkins Producer
Tom T. Hall Composer
Buck Owens Composer
Jim Reeves Composer
Mel Tillis Composer
Gordon Lightfoot Composer
Ted Harris Composer
Roger Miller Composer
Lew DeWitt Composer
Frank Mills Composer
Dick Curless Producer
Leon Payne Composer
Johnny Bond Composer
Owen Bradley Producer
Jack Clement Producer
Hank Cochran Composer
Colin Escott Liner Notes
Bob Ferguson Producer
Walter Haynes Composer
Kelso Herston Producer
Harlan Howard Composer
Frank Jones Producer
Jerry Kennedy Producer
Don Law Producer
Aubrey Mayhew Producer
Ken Nelson Producer
Curly Putman Composer
Boots Randolph Composer
Don Rich Composer
Curtis Wayne Composer
Tommy Hill Producer
James Rich Composer
Liz Anderson Composer
Wayne Kemp Composer
Fred Burch Composer
Dixie Deen Composer
Talmadge Tubb Composer
Neal Merritt Composer
Dan Fulkerson Composer, Producer
Johnny Mullins Composer
Harold W. "Pappy" Daily Producer
Charles "Fuzzy" Owen Producer
Babcock Composer
Tuttle Composer
Ray King Composer
Mart Melchee Composer
Jeremy Kennedy Producer
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