Johnny Horton Honky Tonk Man (2-CD)

Honky Tonk Man (2-CD)
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Format: CD  (2 Discs)
Item:  CBS 64761

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  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Sony

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • Buy for $0.991.Honky Tonk Man
  • Buy for $0.992.I'm A One Woman Man
  • Buy for $0.993.Take Me Like I Am
  • Buy for $0.994.I Don't Like I Did (Before)
  • Buy for $0.995.Hooray For That Little Difference
  • Buy for $0.996.I'm Coming Home
  • Buy for $0.997.She Knows Why
  • Buy for $0.998.The Woman I Need (Honky Tonk Mind)
  • Buy for $0.999.Goodbye Lonesome (Hello, Baby Doll)
  • Buy for $0.9910.I'll Do It Every Time
  • Buy for $0.9911.Let's Take The Long Way Home
  • Buy for $0.9912.Lover's Rock
  • Buy for $0.9913.Honky - Tonk Hardwood Floor
  • Buy for $0.9914.The Wild One
  • Buy for $0.9915.Hot In The Sugarcane Field
  • Buy for $0.9916.Wise To The Ways of A Woman
  • Buy for $0.9917.Out In New Mexico
  • Buy for $0.9918.I Love You Baby

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • Buy for $0.991.All Grown Up
  • Buy for $0.992.Got The Bull By The Horns
  • Buy for $0.993.When It's Springtime In Alaska (It's Forty Below)
  • Buy for $1.294.The Battle of New Orleans
  • Buy for $0.995.Lost Highway
  • Buy for $0.996.Cherokee Boogie
  • Buy for $0.997.The Golden Rocket
  • Buy for $0.998.Words
  • Buy for $0.999.Johnny Reb
  • Buy for $0.9910.Sal's Got A Sugar Lip
  • Buy for $0.9911.The Electrified Donkey
  • Buy for $0.9912.Sink The Bismark
  • Buy for $0.9913.Ole Slew Foot
  • Buy for $0.9914.Sleepy - Eyed John
  • Buy for $0.9915.The Mansion You Stole
  • Buy for $1.2916.North To Alaska
  • Buy for $0.9917.Evil Hearted Me
  • Buy for $0.9918.You Don't Move Me Baby Anymore

Product Description:

Personnel includes: Johnny Horton (vocals, guitar); Grady Martin (guitar); Bill Black (bass).
Producers: Don Law, Frank Jones, George Richey.
Compilation producer: Bob Irwin.
Recorded between January 11, 1956 and July 16, 1969. Includes liner notes by Colin Escott.
All tracks on disc 1 are mono; all tracks on disc 2 are stereo.
This is part of Legacy's Country Classics series.
This 36-track double-CD set, running just under an hour and a half, effectively chronicles Johnny Horton's Columbia Records career. The first disc, which is in mono, traces Horton's honky-tonk work of 1956-1957, starting with "Honky Tonk Man." Though lacking the crossover appeal of his later work at the time, this is the material on which his reputation stands today, with people like Dwight Yoakam resurrecting it. The end of the first disc and the beginning of the second (which is in stereo) present the stylistic fishing expedition of Horton's commercially unsuccessful middle period, as be goes looking for a bit. He finds it, of course, with the martial rhythms and historical theme of "The Battle of New Orleans," a chart-topping novelty that leads to a string of similar productions. By the end, in songs like "The Mansion You Stole," Horton seems headed toward the lush, string-filled Nashville Sound, though he died before it gained dominance. Along the way, all of Horton's Country chart singles and most of his pop chart singles are included, along with two tracks, previously unreleased in the U.S. Of course, the set could have been considerably longer (or, better yet, shaved by a few tracks and fit onto a single disc), but nothing essential is missing. ~ William Ruhlmann

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 21,990
  • UPC: 074646476123
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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