Roy Acuff King of Country Music [TeeVee]

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CD Details

  • Released: 1996
  • Label: Tee Vee Records

Tracks:

  • 1.Great Speckled Bird
  • 2.Tell Mother I'll Be There
  • 3.Wait for the Light to Shine
  • 4.Wreck on the Highway
  • 5.I Saw the Light
  • 6.The Precious Jewel
  • 7.The Great Shining Light
  • 8.If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again
  • 9.The Great Judgement Morning
  • 10.Great Speckled Bird No. 2
  • 11.Wabash Cannonball
  • 12.Lonesome Old River Blues
  • 13.Be Honest With Me
  • 14.Fireball Mail
  • 15.Tennessee Waltz
  • 16.Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8)
  • 17.Low and Lonely
  • 18.Pins and Needles (In My Heart)
  • 19.Freight Train Blues
  • 20.Night Train to Memphis

Product Description:

Includes liner notes by Chuck Young.
Personnel: Earl Bostic (alto saxophone); Roy Acuff (vocals).
Liner Note Author: Chuck Young.
Roy Acuff was called The King Of Country Music back when such honorifics actually meant something. The rural Tennessee native was both an influential singer and a standout fiddle player, and both of these qualities are emphasized throughout this 20-track set. Opening with his first recorded song, 1938's "Great Speckled Bird," and continuing on through 19 more classic country and gospel songs--from "Wabash Cannonball" to "If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again"--this is bedrock country music. No line dances, no choirs, no orchestras, just a bunch of good ol' boys and their music. Traditional country doesn't get any better than this.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 107,789
  • UPC: 012676600125
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
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