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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Every song that Carl Smith recorded during the '50s is included on Satisfaction Guaranteed, a five-disc, 143-track box set that stands as the most comprehensive retrospective of the honky tonk star's peak period. During the era that Satisfaction Guaranteed covers, Smith scored more Top 10 hits than either Hank Williams or Lefty Frizzell, and many of his best songs -- "Loose Talk," "Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way," "Hey Joe!," "Are You Teasing Me," and "When You Feel Like You're In Love Don't Just Stand There," among them -- are stone-cold honky tonk classics. For serious Smith and honky tonk fans, the set is essential, but the sheer length of the box -- not ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Every song that Carl Smith recorded during the '50s is included on Satisfaction Guaranteed, a five-disc, 143-track box set that stands as the most comprehensive retrospective of the honky tonk star's peak period. During the era that Satisfaction Guaranteed covers, Smith scored more Top 10 hits than either Hank Williams or Lefty Frizzell, and many of his best songs -- "Loose Talk," "Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way," "Hey Joe!," "Are You Teasing Me," and "When You Feel Like You're In Love Don't Just Stand There," among them -- are stone-cold honky tonk classics. For serious Smith and honky tonk fans, the set is essential, but the sheer length of the box -- not to mention its strict chronological sequence -- is tedious for anyone that isn't willing to dedicate the time to plow through the abundance of material here.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/16/1996
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127158499
  • Catalog Number: 15849
  • Sales rank: 78,119

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Guilty Conscience (2:46)
  2. 2 I Just Dropped in to Say Goodbye (2:42)
  3. 3 My Lonely Heart's Runnin' Wild (2:50)
  4. 4 Washing My Dreams in Tears (2:51)
  5. 5 I Betcha My Heart I Love You (2:41)
  6. 6 I Overlooked an Orchid (While Searching for a Rose) (2:58)
  7. 7 This Side of Heaven (2:50)
  8. 8 I Won't Be at Home (2:32)
  9. 9 Mr. Moon (3:03)
  10. 10 If Teardrops Were Pennies (3:06)
  11. 11 There's Nothing as Sweet as My Baby (2:23)
  12. 12 Let's Live a Little (2:53)
  13. 13 Me and My Broken Heart (2:58)
  14. 14 (When You Feel Like You're in Love) Don't Just Stand There (2:27)
  15. 15 Please Come Back Home (2:47)
  16. 16 There'll Never Be Another Mary (3:14)
  17. 17 My Lonely Heart's Runnin' Wild (2:52)
  18. 18 Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way (2:51)
  19. 19 The Little Girl in My Home Town (3:04)
  20. 20 I Just Dropped in to Say Goodbye (2:50)
  21. 21 Are You Teasing Me (2:39)
  22. 22 It's a Lovely, Lovely World (2:32)
  23. 23 That's the Kind of Love I'm Looking For (2:44)
  24. 24 The Nail-Scarred Hand (2:30)
  25. 25 We Shall Meet Some Day (2:26)
  26. 26 How About You? (2:40)
  27. 27 The Blood That Stained the Old Rugged Cross (2:23)
  28. 28 Gethsemane (2:28)
  29. 29 Softly and Tenderly (2:16)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Amazing Grace (2:10)
  2. 2 I'll Be List'ning (2:12)
  3. 3 Our Honeymoon (2:36)
  4. 4 Sing Her a Love Song (2:44)
  5. 5 Lovin' Is Livin' (2:18)
  6. 6 I Want to Take My Baby Home with Me (2:33)
  7. 7 Trademark (2:21)
  8. 8 This Orchid Means Goodbye (2:47)
  9. 9 Just Wait 'Til I Get You Alone (2:38)
  10. 10 Do I Like It? (2:36)
  11. 11 Darlin' Am I the One (3:00)
  12. 12 Hey Joe! (2:31)
  13. 13 If You Tried as Hard to Love Me (As You Do to Break My Heart) (2:48)
  14. 14 Love Oh Crazy Love - June Carter Cash (2:45)
  15. 15 Time's a Wastin' - June Carter Cash (2:10)
  16. 16 No Second Chance (2:48)
  17. 17 Satisfaction Guaranteed (3:00)
  18. 18 The House That Love Built (2:42)
  19. 19 Who'll Buy My Heartaches (2:57)
  20. 20 Oh, No! (2:59)
  21. 21 What Am I Going to Do with You (2:42)
  22. 22 Dog-Gone It, Baby, I'm in Love (2:28)
  23. 23 If I Could Hold Back the Dawn (2:40)
  24. 24 Back up Buddy (2:35)
  25. 25 Look What Thoughts Done to Me (2:32)
  26. 26 I Just Dropped in to Say Goodbye (2:45)
  27. 27 Lovin' Is Livin' (2:00)
  28. 28 Go, Boy, Go (2:10)
  29. 29 More Than Anything Else in the World (2:29)
  30. 30 If You Saw Her Through My Eyes (2:41)
  31. 31 No, I Don't Believe I Will (2:12)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Loose Talk (2:35)
  2. 2 Time Changes Everything (2:40)
  3. 3 Baby I'm Ready (2:19)
  4. 4 Kisses Don't Lie (2:45)
  5. 5 Wait a Little Longer, Please Jesus (2:58)
  6. 6 Works of the Lord (2:51)
  7. 7 Answers (2:45)
  8. 8 My Dream of the Old Rugged Cross (2:18)
  9. 9 I Just Don't Care Any More (2:19)
  10. 10 Oh Stop! (2:20)
  11. 11 Baby I'm Ready (2:01)
  12. 12 There's a Bottle Where She Used to Be (2:48)
  13. 13 Wicked Lies (2:52)
  14. 14 Old Lonesome Times (3:12)
  15. 15 I've Changed (3:02)
  16. 16 There She Goes (2:42)
  17. 17 No Second Chance (3:00)
  18. 18 Come Back to Me (2:48)
  19. 19 Don't Tease Me (2:22)
  20. 20 If You Do Dear (2:31)
  21. 21 I Just Dropped in to Say Goodbye (2:48)
  22. 22 I Feel Like Cryin' (2:35)
  23. 23 You're Free to Go (2:33)
  24. 24 Outlaw (2:17)
  25. 25 Snow Deer (1:58)
  26. 26 Doorstep to Heaven (2:58)
  27. 27 You Are the One (2:15)
  28. 28 If You Want It, I've Got It (1:56)
  29. 29 Before I Met You (2:18)
  30. 30 Mr. Moon (2:54)
Disc 4
  1. 1 San Antonio Rose (2:17)
  2. 2 Live and Let Live (2:30)
  3. 3 You Are My Sunshine (3:44)
  4. 4 Steel Guitar Rag (2:17)
  5. 5 This World Is Not My Home (2:17)
  6. 6 Standing on the Promises (2:10)
  7. 7 Old Camp Meeting Days (2:24)
  8. 8 When the Roll Is Called up Yonder (2:48)
  9. 9 You Can't Make Me Hurt Anymore (2:55)
  10. 10 That's the Way I Like You Best (2:09)
  11. 11 I Won't Be Mad, I'll Be Glad (2:01)
  12. 12 That's What You Think (2:22)
  13. 13 Pass Me Not (2:35)
  14. 14 Glory Land Way (2:00)
  15. 15 Anywhere Is Home (2:49)
  16. 16 When They Ring Them Golden Bells (3:05)
  17. 17 No Trespassing (2:37)
  18. 18 Try to Take It Like a Man (2:59)
  19. 19 Mr. Lost (2:33)
  20. 20 Happy Street (2:24)
  21. 21 Amazing Grace (1:47)
  22. 22 Why, Why (2:31)
  23. 23 Emotions (2:30)
  24. 24 You're So Easy to Love (2:15)
  25. 25 Your Name Is Beautiful (2:45)
  26. 26 Dry Your Darlin's Eyes (2:47)
Disc 5
  1. 1 The Best Years of Your Life (2:45)
  2. 2 Slowly (2:50)
  3. 3 More and More (2:42)
  4. 4 I Overlooked an Orchid (While Searching for a Rose) (2:44)
  5. 5 Let's Live a Little (1:57)
  6. 6 Mr. Moon (2:35)
  7. 7 Night Train to Memphis (2:38)
  8. 8 Honky Tonk Man (2:05)
  9. 9 Hang Your Head in Shame (2:03)
  10. 10 I Love You a Thousand Ways (2:29)
  11. 11 Sweet Little Miss Blue Eyes (2:16)
  12. 12 If Teardrops Were Pennies (2:30)
  13. 13 We're Not Going Steady Anymore (2:01)
  14. 14 Guess I've Been Around Too Long (2:53)
  15. 15 Goodnight Mister Sun (2:36)
  16. 16 Walking the Slow Walk (2:20)
  17. 17 A Love Was Born (2:26)
  18. 18 It's All My Heartache (2:31)
  19. 19 Lonely Girl (2:50)
  20. 20 I'll Kiss the Past Goodbye (2:55)
  21. 21 Be Good to Her (2:52)
  22. 22 Ten Thousand Drums (2:31)
  23. 23 The Tall, Tall Gentleman (2:32)
  24. 24 I'll Walk with You (All the Way) (2:37)
  25. 25 Tomorrow Night (2:31)
  26. 26 Make the Waterwheel Roll (2:05)
  27. 27 Past (2:38)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Carl Smith Primary Artist, Guitar, Leader, Vocals, Concert Master
Gene Autry Vocals
Floyd Cramer Piano
Hank Garland Guitar
Joe Maphis Fiddle
Rosemary Clooney Vocals
The Collins Kids Vocals
The Jordanaires Vocals
Larry Collins Guitar
Grady Martin Guitar, Electric Guitar, Leader, Concert Master
Johnny Bond Guitar, Leader, Concert Master
Anita Carter Vocals
Mother Maybelle Carter Autoharp, Vocals
Bill Woods Piano
Harold Bradley Guitar
June Carter Cash Guitar, Leader, Vocals, Concert Master
Lightnin' Chance Bass
Bob Foster Steel Guitar
Buddy Harman Drums
Roy M. "Junior" Husky Vocals
Millie Kirkham Vocals
Ernest Ernie Newton Bass
Joe Zinkan Bass
Roy Huskey Jr. Bass
Farris Coursey Drums
Dale Potter Fiddle, Mandolin, Leader, Concert Master
Bob Moore Bass
Sam Pruett Guitar
Hugh Gordon Stoker Piano
Helen Carter Vocals
Bill Simmons Piano
Walter Garland Guitar
Marvin H. Hughes Piano
Tom Pritchard Bass
Johnny Sibert Steel Guitar
Velma E. Williams Smith Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Don Cherry Vocals
"Papa" John Gordy Piano
Marion Z. "Pee Wee" Adams Drums
Jabbo Arrington Rhythm Guitar
Bun Wilson Drums
Margie Ann Warren Fiddle
Don Cherry & Ed Blackwell Vocals
Lawrencine Collins Guitar
James Marion "Jimmy" Smith Guitar
Harold "Hal" Smith Bass
Billy Robinson Steel Guitar
Technical Credits
Carl Story Composer
Lefty Frizzell Composer
Grandpa Jones Contributor
Ray Price Contributor
Tex Ritter Contributor
Carl Smith Composer
Rex Allen Jr. Contributor
Louis Clark Composer
Glen Glenn Contributor
Freddie Hart Composer
Justin Tubb Contributor
Bill Carlisle Contributor
Leon Payne Composer
Cowboy Copas Contributor
The Farmer Boys Contributor
Minnie Pearl Contributor
Jimmy Beck Composer
Jim Ed Brown Contributor
B. Bryant Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Colin Escott Illustrations
Eddie Hill Contributor
Don Law Producer
Ira Louvin Composer
Charlie Louvin Composer
Ann Lucas Composer
Eddie Miller Composer
John Newton Composer
Webb Pierce Contributor
Grant Turner Contributor
Mark Webb Composer
Mark Wilder Engineer
Hank Williams Contributor
Carl Wright Contributor
Jack Anglin Contributor
Dave Young Mastering
Charles K. Wolfe Liner Notes
Autry Inman Composer
Pat Patterson Composer
Rod Brasfield Contributor
Albert E. Brumley Composer
Durwood Haddock Composer
Phil Wells Tape Comparison
Jerry Strobel Illustrations
Charles Wolfe Biographical Information
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Richard Weize Reissue Producer, Tape Research
Sylke Holtrop Artwork
Gerd Weiler Artwork
Johnny Sibert Arranger
W.S. Stevenson Composer
Shirly Lyn Composer
Charles Seatz Composer
Loys Southerland Composer
Esther VanSciver Composer
J. Lewis Composer
Dave Young Orchestra Mastering
Tunesmiths Contributor
Public Domain Composer
Traditional Composer
Maxine Brown Contributor
Ezra Carter Contributor
V.O. Stamps Arranger
Policeman Norris Contributor
Jerry Organ Composer
James Black Composer
Pete Pyle Composer
Will L. Thompson Composer
Frances Kane Composer
Floyd Wilson Composer
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