Greatest Hits of Hickory Records, Vol. 2

Greatest Hits of Hickory Records, Vol. 2

     
 

Founded by Roy Acuff and Fred Rose (partners in the major country music publisher Acuff-Rose), Hickory had chart success for several decades running, but didn't have much in the way of a trademark sound. This collection of a dozen hit singles spans 1956-1978, including Acuff's 1965 cover of "Freight Train Blues" (his only track on theSee more details below

Overview

Founded by Roy Acuff and Fred Rose (partners in the major country music publisher Acuff-Rose), Hickory had chart success for several decades running, but didn't have much in the way of a trademark sound. This collection of a dozen hit singles spans 1956-1978, including Acuff's 1965 cover of "Freight Train Blues" (his only track on the compilation), a couple of rootsy '50s sides from Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper, and some odds and ends from Don Gibson (including a duet with Sue Thompson), Ernie Ashworth, Glenn Barber, and others. It's mostly OK pop-country, but not something that would exert a great pull on prospective buyers, although it collects a few singles that aren't so easy to find elsewhere.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/22/1993
Label:
Scotti Bros.
UPC:
0723927540724
catalogNumber:
75407

Tracks

  1. Freight Train Blues  - Roy Acuff
  2. Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms  - Roy Acuff
  3. Big Midnight Special  -  Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper
  4. Cheated Too  -  Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper
  5. I Wish  - Ernest Ashworth
  6. A New Heart  - Ernest Ashworth
  7. Two of Us Together  - Sue Thompson
  8. Bring Back Your Love to Me  - Sue Thompson
  9. Is This the Best I'm Gonna Feel  - Sue Thompson
  10. Sweethearts Again  - Bob Gallion
  11. Unexpected Goodbye  - Glenn Barber
  12. She Cheats on Me  - Glenn Barber
  13. Show Me a Sign  - Jim Chesnut
  14. Ain't Got Time for Nothin'  - Bob Gallion

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Roy Acuff   Track Performer
Ernest Ashworth   Track Performer
Don Gibson   Track Performer
Sue Thompson   Track Performer
Wilma Lee Cooper   Track Performer
Glenn Barber   Track Performer
Stoney Cooper   Track Performer
Jim Chesnut   Track Performer
Bob Gallion   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Roy Acuff   Arranger,Composer,Contributor
Ernest Ashworth   Contributor
Don Gibson   Contributor
Sue Thompson   Contributor
Elizabeth Cotten   Composer
Wilma Lee Cooper   Contributor
Glenn Barber   Contributor
Jim Chestnut   Contributor
Stoney Cooper   Contributor
D. Bergen White   Arranger
Stevie Wonder   Composer
Doug Haverty   Art Direction
Dorrit Walsh   Liner Notes
Traditional   Composer

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