The Patsy Cline Story

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Patsy Cline Story is a double-record, 24-track collection that Decca released in 1963, shortly after her tragic death. The compilation remains one of the strongest and most thorough retrospectives ever assembled, featuring most of her biggest hits -- "Walking After Midnight," "She's Got You," "Crazy," "I Fall to Pieces," "Sweet Dreams" -- plus a number of lesser-known gems like "Why Can't He Be You" and "Leavin' on Your Mind." The presence of these relatively unfamiliar tracks means that the album gives a more rounded and complete picture of Cline's career than 12 Greatest Hits, even if it isn't as thorough as the subsequent four-disc box set The Patsy Cline...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Patsy Cline Story is a double-record, 24-track collection that Decca released in 1963, shortly after her tragic death. The compilation remains one of the strongest and most thorough retrospectives ever assembled, featuring most of her biggest hits -- "Walking After Midnight," "She's Got You," "Crazy," "I Fall to Pieces," "Sweet Dreams" -- plus a number of lesser-known gems like "Why Can't He Be You" and "Leavin' on Your Mind." The presence of these relatively unfamiliar tracks means that the album gives a more rounded and complete picture of Cline's career than 12 Greatest Hits, even if it isn't as thorough as the subsequent four-disc box set The Patsy Cline Collection. In short, The Patsy Cline Story is the ideal introduction for a listener who wants a little more than the basics, but doesn't want to invest in a box set.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Universal Mod Afw
  • UPC: 076732403822
  • Catalog Number: 4038
  • Sales rank: 81,327

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Patsy Cline Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Floyd Cramer Piano
Hank Garland Electric Guitar
The Jordanaires Background Vocals
Grady Martin Electric Guitar
Bill Pursell Organ, Vibes
Ben Keith Steel Guitar
Harold Bradley Electric Bass
Ray Edenton Rhythm Guitar
Buddy Harman Drums
Hoyt Hawkins Background Vocals
Walter Haynes Steel Guitar
Douglas Kirkham Drums
Millie Kirkham Background Vocals
Neal Matthews Background Vocals
Hargus "Pig" Robbins Piano
Gordon Stoker Background Vocals
Bob Moore Acoustic Bass
Ray C. Walker Background Vocals
Randy Hughes Rhythm Guitar
Rita Faye Wilson Autoharp
Joe Jenkins Acoustic Bass
Technical Credits
Victor Herbert Composer
Mel Tillis Composer
Freddie Mercury Composer
Carl Perkins Composer
Pee Wee King Composer
Redd Stewart Composer
John David Composer
Milan Bogdan Remastering
Owen Bradley Producer
Peter Chatman Composer
Hank Cochran Composer
Paul Kennerley Composer
James Loyd Remastering
Glenn Meadows Remastering
Webb Pierce Composer
Wayne Walker Composer
Jay Orr Liner Notes
Simon Levy Art Direction
Danny Dill Composer
Benny Quinn Remastering
Don Roy Liner Notes
G.A. Saraf Composer
Chilton Price Composer
Jimmy Key Composer
Bob Montgomery Composer
Trudy Stamper Liner Notes
Stewart Composer
Lenox Composer
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