Live at Dancetown U.S.A.

Live at Dancetown U.S.A.

by George Jones


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Live at Dancetown U.S.A.

There have been very few live recordings of George Jones, particularly of his early years, which makes Live at Dance Town USA so valuable. Recorded in June of 1965, the compact disc features 26 tracks -- including nine songs performed by Jones' supporting vocalist Don Adams -- that capture Jones running through his biggest hits, plus a couple of left-field covers like "Bony Moronie" and "Jole Blon." Jones is wired and energetic, breathing fire into the songs; one of the biggest joys of the entire disc is his between-song patter, such as when he tells the audience that he's taking a "liquor mission" halfway through the set. Not only is the music superb -- on this date, the Jones Boys featured steel guitarist Buddy Emmons and Cajun fiddler Rufus Thibodeaux -- but it illustrates exactly what a honky tonk concert was like in the '60s. For hardcore George Jones fans, it's an essential addition, one that's revelatory and highly entertaining.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/20/1993
Label: Ace Records Uk
UPC: 0029667115629
catalogNumber: 156


  1. [Untitled Instrumental]
  2. One More Time
  3. White Lightning
  4. Something I Dreamed
  5. Achin' Breakin' Heart
  6. We Must Have Been out of Our Minds
  7. Window up Above
  8. Bony Maronie
  9. She Thinks I Still Care
  10. Rio City Chimes
  11. Accidentally on Purpose
  12. Who Shot Sam
  13. Intermission Riff
  14. [Untitled Instrumental]
  15. Please Talk to My Heart
  16. Sing a Sad Song
  17. Panhandle Rag
  18. Act Naturally
  19. I'm Ragged But I'm Right
  20. Poor Man's Riches
  21. Tender Years
  22. Where Does a Little Tear Come From
  23. Jolé Blon
  24. Big Harlan Taylor
  25. She's Lonesome Again
  26. The Race Is On

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