Wondering Boy (1951-1958)

The Wondering Boy (1951-1958)

by Webb Pierce
     
 
For the devout, Germany's Bear Family offers a 4-CD boxed set of Pierce's primal honky tonk, a total of 113 songs by one of the seminal post-war country artists, including duets with Kitty Wells, Red Sovine, and the Wilburn Brothers. This is the best

Overview

For the devout, Germany's Bear Family offers a 4-CD boxed set of Pierce's primal honky tonk, a total of 113 songs by one of the seminal post-war country artists, including duets with Kitty Wells, Red Sovine, and the Wilburn Brothers. This is the best sound quality and presentation available of this influential music.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/27/1994
Label:
Bear Family
UPC:
4000127155221
catalogNumber:
15522
Rank:
94668

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Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Drifting Texas Sand
  2. If Crying Would Make You Care
  3. California Blues
  4. You Scared the Love Right out of Me
  5. New Silver Bells
  6. Wondering
  7. You Know I'm Still in Love With You
  8. I'm Gonna See My Baby Tonight
  9. That Heart Belongs to Me
  10. I Just Can't Be True
  11. So Used to Loving You
  12. I Haven't Got the Heart
  13. Slowly
  14. The Last Waltz
  15. Bow Thy Head
  16. Country Church
  17. I Haven't Got the Heart
  18. I'll Always Take Care of You
  19. Back Street Affair
  20. I'm Only Wishin'
  21. I'll Go on Alone
  22. That's Me Without You
  23. Broken Engagement
  24. We'll Find a Way
  25. It's Been So Long
  26. Don't Throw Your Life Away
  27. Too Late to Worry Now
  28. There Stands the Glass

Disc 2

  1. There's a Better Home
  2. Mother Call My Name in Prayer
  3. I'm Walking the Dog
  4. You Just Can't Be True
  5. Slowly
  6. Broken Engagement
  7. Slowly
  8. Even Tho'
  9. Sparkling Brown Eyes
  10. Bugle Call from Heaven
  11. Thank You, Dear Lord
  12. Kneel at the Cross
  13. Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
  14. You're Not Mine Anymore
  15. I'm Gonna Fall out of Love with You
  16. Your Good for Nothing Heart
  17. Just Imagination
  18. I Love You Dear
  19. More and More
  20. I Found Someone That's True (I'm Really Glad You Hurt Me)
  21. The Waltz You Saved for Me
  22. One Day Later
  23. In the Jailhouse Now
  24. Sneakin' All Around
  25. I Don't Care
  26. Just How Long
  27. Yes, I Know Why (I Want to Cry)
  28. Little Rosa

Disc 3

  1. Call Me Your Sweetheart
  2. If You Were Me (And I Were You)
  3. Love, Love, Love
  4. Why Baby Why
  5. Yes, I Know Why (I Want to Cry)
  6. I Found a True Love
  7. 'Cause I Love You
  8. Little Rosa
  9. Let Forgiveness In
  10. Any Old Time
  11. You Make Love to Everyone
  12. We'll Find a Way
  13. Teenage Boogie
  14. I'm Really Glad You Hurt Me (I Found Someone That's True)
  15. Teenage Boogie
  16. Oh, So Many Years
  17. One Week Later
  18. When I'm with You
  19. Can You Find It in Your Heart
  20. Cryin' over You
  21. I'm Tired
  22. It's My Way
  23. Someday
  24. Honky Tonk Song
  25. I Care No More
  26. Don't Be the One
  27. Bye Bye Love
  28. Missing You
  29. Let Forgiveness In
  30. Who Wouldn't Love You?

Disc 4

  1. New Panhandle Rag
  2. I Know It Was You
  3. Don't Do It Darlin'
  4. Holiday for Love
  5. How Long
  6. The New Raunchy
  7. I'll Get by Somehow
  8. English Sweetheart
  9. Down Panama Way
  10. Foreign Love
  11. You'll Come Back
  12. A New Love Affair
  13. Falling Back to You
  14. Sittin' Alone
  15. I'm Letting You Go
  16. Tupelo County Jail
  17. Waiting a Lifetime
  18. True Love Never Dies
  19. I Think of You
  20. I Won't Be Crying Anymore
  21. I Owe It to My Heart
  22. The Violet and the Rose
  23. After the Boy Gets the Girl
  24. You Make Me Live Again
  25. Crazy Arms
  26. Pick Me up on Your Way Down
  27. Life to Go
  28. My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Webb Pierce   Primary Artist,Vocals,Background Vocals
Chet Atkins   Guitar,Electric Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Floyd Cramer   Piano
Jimmie Davis   Steel Guitar
Hank Garland   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Red Sovine   Vocals
Mel Tillis   Guitar
Kitty Wells   Vocals
Jordanaires   Choir, Chorus,Track Performer
Jimmy Day   Steel Guitar
Don Helms   Steel Guitar
Grady Martin   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Bill Phillips   Guitar,Vocal Harmony
Shot Jackson   Steel Guitar
Johnnie Wright   Guitar
Harold Bradley   Bass Guitar,Electric Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Owen Bradley   Organ,Piano,Leader
Billy Byrd   Electric Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Lightnin' Chance   Bass
Ray Edenton   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Bob Foster   Steel Guitar
Buddy Harman   Drums,Wood Block
Hoyt Hawkins   Choir, Chorus
John Hill   Fiddle,Rhythm Guitar
Hugh Jarrett   Choir, Chorus
Millard Kelso   Piano
Millie Kirkham   Background Vocals,Vocal Harmony
Grover Lavender   Fiddle
Neal Matthews   Choir, Chorus
Ernest Ernie Newton   Bass,Slap Bass
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys   Fiddle
Luke Wills   Bass
John Bailes   Vocals
Farris Coursey   Drums
Bob Moore   Bass,Steel Guitar
Hugh Gordon Stoker   Choir, Chorus
Henry Newton "Tommy" Vaden   Fiddle
Billy Bowman   Steel Guitar
Thomas Jackson   Fiddle
Morris Palmer   Drums
James "Jimmie" Selph   Guitar
Jimmy Benjamin   Drums
Bud Isaacs   Pedal Steel Guitar
Lew Walker   Electric Guitar
Lloyd Wheeler   Fiddle
Doyle Wilburn   Bass,Electric Guitar,Rhythm Guitar,Slap Bass,Vocal Harmony
Teddy Wilburn   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Rhythm Guitar,Vocals,Slap Bass,Vocal Harmony
Thomas Lee Jackson   Fiddle
Neal Matthews   Choir, Chorus
Elbert R. "Dutch" McMillan   Saxophone
Ray Crisp   Fiddle
Sonny Burnette   Pedal Steel Guitar
Allen Dale Potter   Fiddle
Donald D. Davis   Steel Guitar
Jack Kay   Fiddle
Don Davis   Steel Guitar
Wondering Boys   Track Performer
Buddy Attaway   Electric Guitar,Vocal Harmony
Tex Ray   Guitar
Billy Robinson   Steel Guitar

Technical Credits

Hank Garland   Contributor
George Jones   Composer
Jimmie Rodgers   Composer
Carl Smith   Contributor
Red Sovine   Composer
Mel Tillis   Composer
Faron Young   Contributor
Bill Justis   Composer
Ben Keith   Contributor
Johnny "Country" Mathis   Composer
Owen Bradley   Producer
Felice Bryant   Composer
Boudleaux Bryant   Composer
Colin Escott   Illustrations
A. Greisham   Composer
Webb Pierce   Composer
Wayne Walker   Composer
John Bailes   Composer
Tommy Hill   Composer
Sid Manker   Composer
Otto Kitsinger   Liner Notes,Story
Merle Kilgore   Composer,Contributor
Hubert Long   Contributor
Joe Werner   Composer
Doyle Wilburn   Sound Effects
Ekkehard Schumann   Illustrations
Hoffmann Nienburg   Artwork
R.A. Andreas   Illustrations
Richard Weize   Reissue Producer
Tex Grimsley   Composer
Jurgen Koop   Illustrations
Walt Trott   Illustrations
Billy Wallace   Composer
Darrell Edwards   Composer
Jimmy Rule   Contributor
Mary Jean Shurtz   Composer
Happy Wilson   Composer
Franks Tillman   Contributor
Traditional   Composer
James Low   Contributor
Mark Dee   Composer
Carl Peoples   Composer
Hilda Young   Contributor
Charlie Fitch   Contributor
Audrey Turner   Contributor
Jimmy Burrage   Contributor
Audrey Pierce   Contributor
Ike Inman   Contributor
Willie Jones   Composer
Russ Hull   Composer
Buck Peddy   Composer
Paul Cohen   Producer

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