The Journey: Six Strings Away

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Bear Family's second Waylon Jennings box set covers the late '60s and early '70s, tracing Waylon's journey to outlaw country. Often, it's possible to hear him floundering as he tries to find the perfect balance between rock and country, sometimes flailing about admirably, other times feeling a little out of place. Still, this remains essential for any serious Jennings or country music fan. Even when Waylon wasn't quite sure of what he was doing, he made extraordinary music, from the wah-wah-inflected cover of "Lonely Weekends" to the undeniable brilliance of his Honky Tonk Heroes material. Six Strings Away is a travelogue of Waylon finding his voice -- and the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Bear Family's second Waylon Jennings box set covers the late '60s and early '70s, tracing Waylon's journey to outlaw country. Often, it's possible to hear him floundering as he tries to find the perfect balance between rock and country, sometimes flailing about admirably, other times feeling a little out of place. Still, this remains essential for any serious Jennings or country music fan. Even when Waylon wasn't quite sure of what he was doing, he made extraordinary music, from the wah-wah-inflected cover of "Lonely Weekends" to the undeniable brilliance of his Honky Tonk Heroes material. Six Strings Away is a travelogue of Waylon finding his voice -- and the remarkable thing is, not only does it deliver some of the greatest country music of all time, but it winds up mirroring the evolution of the genre during those years.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/14/1999
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127163707
  • Catalog Number: 16370
  • Sales rank: 171,427

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Folsom Prison Blues (3:13)
  2. 2 Today I Started Loving You Again (2:51)
  3. 3 If You Were Mine to Lose (3:02)
  4. 4 Six Strings Away (2:16)
  5. 5 Cedartown Georgia (2:50)
  6. 6 I Lost Me (2:31)
  7. 7 Brown Eyed Handsome Man (2:03)
  8. 8 Alone (2:57)
  9. 9 Something's Wrong in California (2:30)
  10. 10 The Days of Sand and Shovels (3:22)
  11. 11 Just to Satisfy You (2:17)
  12. 12 For the Kids (2:39)
  13. 13 Farewell Party (2:54)
  14. 14 Sing the Blues to Daddy (2:41)
  15. 15 Change My Mind (2:30)
  16. 16 Lonely Weekends (2:33)
  17. 17 A World of Our Own (2:04)
  18. 18 Come Stay With Me (2:45)
  19. 19 MacArthur Park (5:10)
  20. 20 Long Way Back Home (2:53)
  21. 21 These New Changing Times (2:56)
  22. 22 Cindy Oh Cindy (2:45)
  23. 23 Mary Ann Regrets (3:54)
  24. 24 But You Know I Love You (2:33)
  25. 25 Drivin' Nails in the Wall (2:37)
  26. 26 Let Me Tell You My Mind (2:58)
  27. 27 Games People Play (3:14)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Don't Play the Game (2:55)
  2. 2 The House Song (3:31)
  3. 3 Delia's Gone (3:20)
  4. 4 It's All Over Now (2:34)
  5. 5 The Thirty Third of August (3:28)
  6. 6 I'm Gonna Leave (While I Still Love You) (3:07)
  7. 7 Grey Eyes You Know (2:30)
  8. 8 I May Never Pass This Way Again (2:49)
  9. 9 I'd Be A Legend In My Time (2:13)
  10. 10 Lila (1:52)
  11. 11 Willie and Laura Mae Jones (2:57)
  12. 12 I Ain't the One (2:12)
  13. 13 Singer of Sad Songs (2:58)
  14. 14 Let Me Stay Awhile (2:24)
  15. 15 Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down (3:51)
  16. 16 It's Sure Been Fun (2:17)
  17. 17 Where Love Has Died (2:38)
  18. 18 Yellow Haired Woman (2:16)
  19. 19 This Time Tomorrow (I'll Be Gone) (1:51)
  20. 20 Life Goes On (1:48)
  21. 21 People In Dallas Got Hair (2:56)
  22. 22 Six White Horses (2:20)
  23. 23 Pickin' White Gold (2:37)
  24. 24 Donna On My Mind (2:36)
  25. 25 Honky Tonk Woman (2:12)
  26. 26 Time Between Bottles Of Wine (3:00)
  27. 27 Ragged But Right (2:18)
  28. 28 If I Were A Carpenter (2:12)
  29. 29 Must You Throw Dirt In My Face (2:24)
  30. 30 Must You Throw Dirt in My Face (2:17)
Disc 3
  1. 1 She Comes Running (2:11)
  2. 2 No Regrets (3:11)
  3. 3 Rock Salt And Nails (2:08)
  4. 4 Sick and Tired (1:55)
  5. 5 It Ain't Easy (2:11)
  6. 6 Woman You Need a Man (3:16)
  7. 7 Marriage on the Rocks (2:21)
  8. 8 To Beat the Devil (4:04)
  9. 9 Mississippi Woman (2:51)
  10. 10 Ned Kelly (4:01)
  11. 11 Shadow of the Gallows (2:59)
  12. 12 Lonigan's Widow (4:24)
  13. 13 Ranchin' in the Evening (2:05)
  14. 14 Blame It on the Kellys (2:22)
  15. 15 Pleasure Of A Sunday Afternoon (2:16)
  16. 16 Big D (2:31)
  17. 17 Gone to Denver (2:28)
  18. 18 The Taker (2:22)
  19. 19 Bridge Over Troubled Water (3:59)
  20. 20 What About You (2:41)
  21. 21 Thanks (2:26)
  22. 22 You'll Look for Me (2:01)
  23. 23 Tomorrow Night in Baltimore (3:04)
  24. 24 One of My Bad Habits (2:14)
  25. 25 Suspicious Minds (3:43)
  26. 26 Sweetheart (2:50)
  27. 27 I Knew You'd Be Leavin' (2:43)
  28. 28 Tulsa (Don't Let The Sun Set On You) (3:03)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Lovin' Her Was Easier (3:02)
  2. 2 Mobile Blues (2:53)
  3. 3 Mama I'll Sing One Song For You (2:14)
  4. 4 Casey's Last Ride (3:59)
  5. 5 Love in the Afternoon (3:19)
  6. 6 I've Got Eyes for You (2:37)
  7. 7 Under Your Spell Again (2:55)
  8. 8 Atlanta's Burning Down (2:28)
  9. 9 The Ghost of General Lee (2:46)
  10. 10 Some Kind of Fool (2:46)
  11. 11 I Think It's Time She Learned (2:48)
  12. 12 The Same Old Lover Man (2:48)
  13. 13 Low Down Freedom (2:22)
  14. 14 Unsatisfied (2:50)
  15. 15 It Should Be Easier Now (3:05)
  16. 16 Crazy Arms (2:35)
  17. 17 Do No Good Woman (2:11)
  18. 18 Sweet Dream Woman (2:59)
  19. 19 Good Hearted Woman (1:55)
  20. 20 Revealation (3:02)
  21. 21 Big Big Love (3:14)
  22. 22 Ladies Love Outlaws (2:13)
  23. 23 Sure Didn't Take Him Long (2:32)
  24. 24 Nothin' Worth Takin' or Leavin' (2:21)
  25. 25 Lay It Down (3:15)
  26. 26 Sandy Sends Her Best (2:33)
  27. 27 The Last Letter (4:13)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Come Early Mornin' (2:50)
  2. 2 You Can Have Her (2:38)
  3. 3 My God and I (4:00)
  4. 4 Frisco Depot (San Francisco Depot) (5:00)
  5. 5 Me and Bobby McGee (4:38)
  6. 6 Black Rose (2:28)
  7. 7 Pretend I Never Happened (3:00)
  8. 8 Delta Dawn (3:21)
  9. 9 Never Been to Spain (2:38)
  10. 10 Laid Back Country Picker (3:08)
  11. 11 Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues (3:21)
  12. 12 Willy Wandering Gypsy (2:46)
  13. 13 San Francisco Mabel Joy (3:46)
  14. 14 Lonesome On'ry And Mean (3:35)
  15. 15 Freedom to Stay (3:09)
  16. 16 Lisa's Only Seven (3:08)
  17. 17 The Last One to Leave Seattle (3:20)
  18. 18 About That Woman (3:21)
  19. 19 Poor Old Ugly Gladys Jones - Don Bowman (2:46)
  20. 20 Chet's Tune (2:46)
Disc 6
  1. 1 I'm a Long Way from Home (2:08)
  2. 2 What Makes a Man Wander (2:35)
  3. 3 John's Back in Town (2:09)
  4. 4 Cedartown Georgia (2:52)
  5. 5 Something's Wrong in California (2:30)
  6. 6 The Days of Sand and Shovels (3:38)
  7. 7 Just to Satisfy You (2:18)
  8. 8 For the Kids (2:43)
  9. 9 Change My Mind (2:31)
  10. 10 Lonely Weekends (2:36)
  11. 11 Don't Play the Game (2:53)
  12. 12 The House Song (3:31)
  13. 13 The Same Old Lover Man (1:20)
  14. 14 Ned Kelly (4:40)
  15. 15 Shadows Of The Gallows (3:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Waylon Jennings Primary Artist, Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Bobby Bare Vocals
Buddy Spicher Fiddle, Leader
Don Randi Piano, Harpsichord
Sonny Curtis Fiddle, Guitar, Leader
Lloyd Green Steel Guitar
Martin Katahn Violin
Ritchie Albright Drums
Byron Bach Cello
Brenton Banks Violin
Lea Jane Berinati Vocals
George Binkley III Violin
Don Brooks Harmonica
Larry Butler Organ, Leader
Wayne Butler Trombone, Saxophone
Kenny Buttrey Drums
Jerry Carrigan Drums
Vangie Carmichael Vocals
James Cason Vocals
Marvin Chantry Viola
Stephen Clapp Violin
Glen D. Hardin Piano
Jay Dawson French Horn
John Duke Clarinet, Flute
Bobby Dyson Percussion, Electric Bass, Electric Guitar
Ray Edenton Rhythm Guitar
Dolores Edgin Vocals
Stan Farber Vocals
Solie Fott Violin
Ralph Gallant Drums, Leader
Carl Gay Vocals
John Guerin Drums
Lennie Haight Violin
Hoyt Hawkins Vocals
Ginger Holladay Vocals
Mary Holladay Vocals
Ken Lauber Piano, Leader
Gene Merlino Vocals
Ralph Mooney Steel Guitar, Leader
Laverna Moore Vocals
Wayne Moss Electric Guitar
Norman Ray Flute
June Page Vocals
Gary S. "Flip" Paxton Vocals
Jim Pierce Piano
Norbert Putnam Organ, Bass, Electric Bass, Leader
Billy Ray Reynolds Guitar
Temple Riser Vocals
Hargus "Pig" Robbins Piano
Sandi Robinson Vocals
Billy Sanford Electric Guitar, Leader
Randy Scruggs Rhythm Guitar
Don Sheffield Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Jerry Stembridge Autoharp, Electric Bass, Leader
Henry Strzelecki Electric Bass, Leader, Upright Bass
Bobby Thompson Rhythm Guitar
George Tidwell Trumpet
Gary VanOsdale Viola
David Vanderkooi Cello
D. Bergen White Leader, Vocals
Larry Whitmore Guitar
John "Bucky" Wilkin Rhythm Guitar
Bob Wilson Organ, Harpsichord, Vibes
Herman Wade Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Glenn Baxter Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Howard Carpenter Violin, Viola
Lee Miller Bass
Donald Lee "Donnie" Owens Guitar
William Whitney Pursell Piano
Bob Moore Bass, Leader
Hugh Gordon Stoker Vocals
Bob Tebow Vocals
James Gray Guitar
Jerry Reed Hubbard Electric Guitar
Fred Carter Jr. Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Leader
Tony Moon Electric Guitar, Leader
Ray C. Walker Vocals
Andy McMahon Organ
Neal Matthews Jr. Vocals
Bennett K. Schaeufele Steel Guitar
Stephanie Woolf Viola
Frank Evans Guitar, Leader
William Paul Ackerman Drums
Doris Allen Viola
William C. Brown Vocals
Joe Osborn Bass
Jerr Haynie French Horn
Victor Battista Bass
David Briggs Piano
Technical Credits
Bill Anderson Composer
Chet Atkins Producer
Johnny Cash Composer
Waylon Jennings Composer, Producer, Duet
George Jones Composer
Charlie Rich Composer
Tim Hardin Composer
Utah Phillips Composer
Mick Jagger Composer
George Duke Composer
Lee Hazlewood Producer
Jimmy Webb Composer
A.J. Masters Composer
Jessi Colter Composer, Duet
Fats Domino Composer
Dennis Ferrante Multi-Track Mix
Ron Haffkine Producer
Harlan Howard Composer
Lenny Kaye Liner Notes, Biographical Information
Red Lane Composer
Ronnie Light Producer
Bonnie Owens Composer
Allen Reynolds Composer
Keith Richards Composer
J.P. Richardson Composer
Noel Paul Stookey Composer
Les Leverett Illustrations
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Richard Weize Reissue Producer
Jurgen Crasser Mastering
Jurgen Koop Illustrations
Holger Von Bargen Art Direction
Jason Blume Composer
Bernie Baum Composer
Wolfgang Taubenauer Artwork
Bill Hoover Composer
Bill Giant Composer
Florence Kaye Composer
Mirriam Eddy Composer
Karl Silbersdorf Composer
Robert Bannard Composer
Doyle Marsh Composer
George Reneau Composer
D. Foops Composer
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