Tammy was born Virginia Wynette Pugh on May, 5th 1942 in Tremont, Mississippi and always dreamed of being a country singer. No doubt success also had a place in that dream although great superstardom may not have figured in her imagination.
Four albums brought together for this double CD release present Hank Snow at his traditional best, covering titles from the Jimmie Rodgers songbook and tales of railroads and trains, both subjects dear to the singer’s heart.
RE-PRESS: CD ORIGINALLY RELEASED IN 2017This CD contains classic country music, the real McCoy featuring a truly one voice-of-a-kind singing timeless country songs. Here are two albums headed up by ground-breaking classics, ‘D-I-V-O-R-C-E’ and ‘Stand By Your Man’, songs that assured the future of a rising star back in the late 1960s – Tammy Wynette, the singer with a sob in her voice who frequently lived the heartache and heartbreak heard in the lyric of many of her songs.
This CD contains the two albums Ramblin' Jack recorded for Warner/Reprise in 1968 and 1970 and includes songs by Bob Dylan, Tim Hardin, Kris Kristofferson, Jagger and Richards, Johnny Cash and, of course, Woody Guthrie. Elliott
Gene Watson is a godsend to all country music fans who like their music true and honest, and that’s the way it’s always been for this entertainer over the course of five decades, ever since his name first appeared in the Country Music charts some 50 hits ago.
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The two CHARLY MCCLAIN albums twinned in this collection might cause slight confusion by their titles. Why have a “Biggest Hits” in 1985 when a “Greatest Hits” came out three years earlier? But the releases, with different recordings, simply prove the immense success of this singer as she quickly piled one hit upon another.
With the death of George Jones on 26th April 2013, country music lost one of its finest exponents, if not the finest. Many name him the greatest male vocalist in country music history and, in an almost 60 year recording career, he not only delighted fans but also influenced many other artists who followed in his footsteps.
The two albums featured in this collection “Today” (1971) and “Don’t Let Me Touch You” (1977) mainly spotlight Marty Robbins as a singer of ballads, material that perfectly shows off his effortless, distinctive vocal skills.