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Gold [2006]
     

Gold [2006]

by Conway Twitty
 
In 2000 MCA Nashville released an excellent Conway Twitty hits collection, The #1 Hits Collection, which compiled a whopping 33 chart-toppers. It was a nice listen, illustrating precisely why Twitty is such a legend. Then came 25 Number Ones in 2004, which was essentially a scaled-down, more economical single-disc version of its double-disc predecessor.

Overview

In 2000 MCA Nashville released an excellent Conway Twitty hits collection, The #1 Hits Collection, which compiled a whopping 33 chart-toppers. It was a nice listen, illustrating precisely why Twitty is such a legend. Then came 25 Number Ones in 2004, which was essentially a scaled-down, more economical single-disc version of its double-disc predecessor. And then, since MCA is wont to repackage Twitty's back catalog ad infinitum, along came Gold in 2006. This double-disc, 40-song collection is yet another entry in the ideal Twitty compilation sweepstakes, and while its predecessors were plenty satisfactory, this one just may be the most satisfactory one yet. It's certainly more ideal than The #1 Hits Collection, as it includes some of his latter-day hits from the '80s and early '90s (there are seven extra songs on Gold, in case you're counting). And while 25 Number Ones is probably the most economical Twitty compilation you're liable to find on the market, the guy just had way too many hits to be summed up on a mere single disc, as many a fan would argue. So Gold may well be the one-stop Twitty best-of collection of choice, even if it still misses one of Stephen Thomas Erelwine's personal favorites, the Merle Haggard-penned "I Wonder What She'll Think About Me Leaving." If you want that song, you'll need to move up a notch, to the four-disc Conway Twitty Collection (1994). To recap, Gold effectively supplants The #1 Hits Collection, slotting itself between the single-disc, economical 25 Number Ones and the four-disc, definitive Conway Twitty Collection. So there are a few choices, clearly. Be assured, in any event, that all are satisfactory, differentiated by price point and comprehensiveness.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/07/2006
Label:
Mca Nashville
UPC:
0602498840191
catalogNumber:
000519902
Rank:
7774

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Conway Twitty   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Floyd Cramer   Composer
Don Gibson   Composer
Loretta Lynn   Producer
Conway Twitty   Composer,Producer
Amanda McBroom   Composer
Art Harris   Composer
Max D. Barnes   Composer
Sammy Johns   Composer
Troy Seals   Composer
Barry Gibb   Composer
Gary Burr   Composer
Michael Clark   Composer
Bob Morrison   Composer
Walt Aldridge   Composer
David Barnes   Producer
Brenda Barnett   Composer
John Bettis   Composer
Rory Michael Bourke   Composer
Jimmy Bowen   Producer
Owen Bradley   Producer
Charles Chalmers   Composer
Ron Chancey   Producer
Don Cook   Composer
Dee Henry   Producer
Harlan Howard   Composer
Buddy Killen   Composer
Jay Livingston   Composer
Johnny MacRae   Composer
Randy McCormick   Composer
Sandra Rhodes   Composer
Ronny Scaife   Composer
Even Stevens   Composer
Ron Treat   Producer
Jim Vienneau   Producer
Curtis Wayne   Composer
Ben Weisman   Composer
L.E. White   Composer
Fred Wise   Composer
Rich Kienzle   Liner Notes
Vartan   Art Direction
Harry Compton   Composer
Wayne Kemp   Composer
Wayne Carson Thompson   Composer
Becki Bluefield   Composer
Raymond Smith   Composer
Jim Owens   Composer
Ron Peterson   Composer
Ryan Null   Photo Coordination
Mike Huffman   Composer

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