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Billy Grammer Very Best of Billy Grammer - Gotta Travel On

Very Best of Billy Grammer - Gotta Travel On
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CD Details

  • Released: March 14, 2006
  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Collectables Records

Description by OLDIES.com:

Singer/guitarist Billy Grammer was a popular session musician who achieved even greater success as a solo artist. He had his biggest Pop hit (#4) with "Gotta Travel On" in 1958 and he also performed regularly on TV's The Jimmy Dean Show in the late 1950s. This collection features his biggest hits and his best work.

Tracks:

  • 1.Gotta Travel On
  • 2.Midnight
  • 3.Poor Old Heartsick Me
  • 4.One Thousand Concrete Blocks
  • 5.Barrel House Bessie
  • 6.Sweet Kitty Wells
  • 7.A Thousand Miles Ago
  • 8.Run Boy
  • 9.My Lucky Love
  • 10.Give Myself A Party
  • 11.You Know I Do
  • 12.How's The World Treating You
  • 13.Mom And Dad's Waltz
  • 14.Steppin' Out
  • 15.That's Life
  • 16.Who's Gonna Buy You Ribbons
  • 17.Bonaparte's Retreat
  • 18.Family Man
  • 19.What We've Got In Common Is Love
  • 20.The Kissin' Tree
  • 21.The Whipperwill Song

Product Description:

Billy Grammer is remembered for his big crossover hit, "Gotta Travel On," which reached the Top Five on the pop and country charts in 1959. He scored only two other hits on the Monument label: "The Kissin' Tree" and "Bonaparte's Retreat," neither of which made the country chart even though the latter is a tune by Pee Wee King. This 21-track anthology reissues Grammer's 1959 LP Travelin' On and adds the aforementioned pair of hits plus a half dozen commercially unsuccessful tracks recorded in the mid-'70s when Grammer returned to Monument after years of label-hopping. Gotta Travel On: The Very Best of Billy Grammer might have been wiser to stick with early recordings, but is a very thorough anthology considering Grammer's paucity of hits during this period. ~ Greg Adams

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 15,067
  • UPC: 090431589625
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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