Ernest Tubb The Yellow Rose of Texas (5-CD Box Set)

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Format: CD  (5 Discs)
Item:  IMT 15688

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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 5
  • Released: May 1, 1993
  • Label: Bear Family

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Till We Two Are One Your Mother, Your Darling, Your Friend
  • 2.Baby Your Mother
  • 3.Jealous Loving Heart
  • 4.Two Glasses, Joe
  • 5.The Woman's Touch
  • 6.Journey's End
  • 7.Kansas City Blues
  • 8.Lonely Christmas Eve
  • 9.I'll Be Walking the Floor This Christmas
  • 10.Have You Seen My Boogie Woogie Baby
  • 11.It's a Lonely World
  • 12.I Got the Blues For Mammy
  • 13.A Million Miles From Here
  • 14.The Yellow Rose of Texas
  • 15.Answer the Phone
  • 16.The Honeymoon Is Over
  • 17.Thirty Days
  • 18.Doorstep to Heaven
  • 19.Will You Be Satisfied That Way
  • 20.Steppin' Out
  • 21.If I Never Have Anything Else
  • 22.So Doggone Lonesome
  • 23.Old Love Letters
  • 24.Jimmie Rodgers Last Blue Yodel
  • 25.Travelin' Blues
  • 26.You're the Only Good Thing
  • 27.I've Got the Blues For Mammy
  • 28.I Dreamed of an Old Love Affair
  • 29.In Her Own Peculiar Way
  • 30.Mississippi Gal

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.There's No Fool Like a Young Fool I Knew the Moment I Lost You
  • 2.You're Breaking My Heart
  • 3.When a Soldier Knocks and Finds Nobody Home
  • 4.This Troubled Mind O' Mine
  • 5.My Hillbilly Baby
  • 6.Daisy May
  • 7.Loving You Is My Weakness
  • 8.Treat Her Right
  • 9.I Want You to Know (I Love You)
  • 10.Don't Forbid Me
  • 11.God's Eyes
  • 12.My Treasure
  • 13.Leave Me
  • 14.Mister Love
  • 15.I Always Went Through
  • 16.Go Home
  • 17.Hey Mr. Bluebird
  • 18.How Do We Know
  • 19.House of Glass
  • 20.Heaven Help Me
  • 21.Tangled Mind
  • 22.Home of the Blues
  • 23.I Found My Girl in the U.S.A.
  • 24.Geisha Girl
  • 25.I Wonder Why I Worry Over You
  • 26.Deep Purple Bules
  • 27.Please Keep Me in Mind
  • 28.I Wonder Why I Worry Over You

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.I'm a Long Gone Daddy Your Cheatin' Heart
  • 2.It Makes No Difference Now
  • 3.San Antonio Rose
  • 4.I Always Went Through
  • 5.I Want You to Know I Love You
  • 6.That My Darlin' Is Me
  • 7.I'll Get Along Somehow
  • 8.Educated Mama
  • 9.I'm Waiting For Ships That Never Come In
  • 10.Half a Mind
  • 11.Next Time
  • 12.Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Blues
  • 13.It's the Age That Makes the Difference
  • 14.What Am I Living For
  • 15.The Next Voice You Hear
  • 16.All of Those Yesterdays
  • 17.Walkin' the Floor Over You
  • 18.When the World Has Turned You Down
  • 19.I'll Always Be Glad to Take You Back
  • 20.It's Been So Long Darlin'
  • 21.Careless Darlin'
  • 22.Though the Days Were Only Seven
  • 23.Last Night I Dreamed
  • 24.Slippin' Around
  • 25.I Love You Because
  • 26.There's Nothing More to Say
  • 27.There's a Little Bit of Everything in Texas
  • 28.You Nearly Lose Your Mind

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Blue Christmas Don't Rob Another Man's Castle
  • 2.What I Know About Her / I Cried A Tear
  • 3.Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello
  • 4.Driftwood on the River
  • 5.I Wonder Why You Said Goodbye
  • 6.Tomorrow Never Comes
  • 7.Filipino Baby
  • 8.I'd Rather Be
  • 9.Letters Have No Arms
  • 10.Rainbow at Midnight
  • 11.Have You Ever Been Lonely
  • 12.I Will Miss You When You Go
  • 13.I'd Rather Be
  • 14.Live It Up
  • 15.So Why Should I Care
  • 16.Accidently on Purpose
  • 17.Do It Now
  • 18.He'll Have to Go
  • 19.Mister Blues
  • 20.The Kind of Love She Gave to Me
  • 21.Pick Me up on Your Way Down
  • 22.This Ain't the Blues - (TRUE instrumental)
  • 23.You Win Again
  • 24.I Believe I'm Entitled to You
  • 25.A Guy Named Joe
  • 26.Who Will Buy the Wine
  • 27.Why I'm Walkin'

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.White Silver Sands Am I That Easy to Forget
  • 2.Ev'rybody's Somebody's Fool
  • 3.Let the Little Girl Dance
  • 4.Candy Kisses
  • 5.It Happened When I Really Needed You
  • 6.Wondering
  • 7.Cold, Cold Heart
  • 8.Four Walls
  • 9.Bouquet of Roses
  • 10.Crazy Arms
  • 11.I Love You So Much It Hurts
  • 12.I Walk the Line
  • 13.Little Ole Band of Gold
  • 14.Wabash Cannonball
  • 15.I'm Movin' On
  • 16.Tenessee Saturday Night
  • 17.Signed, Sealed and Delivered
  • 18.Thoughts of a Fool
  • 19.Girl From Abilene
  • 20.The Same Thing as Me
  • 21.Christmas Is Just Another Day
  • 22.I Hate to See You Go
  • 23.I'm Sorry Now
  • 24.What Will You Tell Them
  • 25.It Is No Secret
  • 26.Don't Just Stand There
  • 27.Big Blue Diamonds
  • 28.I'll Just Have Another Cup of Coffee

Product Description:

Recorded from 1954 to 1960. Includes an LP-size booklet.
This five-CD/150-song collection, covering the end of 1954 up through 1960, is the only way to hear any of this material, other than finding his old albums (which isn't such a bad idea). By 1955, Ernest Tubb was one of the most popular and beloved country artists in Nashville, adored by the public and revered by his fellow musicians. His work as host and player on the radio (and short-lived television) broadcasts of the Grand Ole Opry and the Midnight Jamboree, made him a familiar figure to millions, his genial presence punctuated by an easygoing sense of humor. Disc One of this set includes numerous highlights in a wide range of styles. The second disc is more consistent in tone and content, mixing blues and midtempo ballads, most of which are compiled here for the very first time, including four priceless cuts pairing Tubb off with the Wilburn Brothers. By this time, Tubb's backing band included Hank Garland sharing electric lead guitar chores with Grady Martin, with Tommy Jackson still on the fiddle and Floyd Kramer at the piano, and all of it is among the best-played country music of its era. By the fourth disc, Tubb is settling comfortably into musical middle age; the settling down comes not a moment too soon for a man whose second marriage produced its fourth child in 1958, about the same time his first grandchild was born. Disc Five opens with Tubb at his most mature and sophisticated, freely moving between honky tonk, country-pop, and modern country sounds, his voice at its richest. His band, however, is lacking its edge, with lead guitarist Billy Byrd replaced by Leon Rhodes, and the later songs from this period show Tubb slackening off as well, a somewhat less interesting singer and interpreter. ~ Bruce Eder

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