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Hard To Find 45s On Cd No.09 CD 1 of 1
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Format: CD
Sku: 60562843
UPC: 730531151529
UPC 14: 00730531151529
Release Date: 6/12/2002
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Gone - Ferlin Husky ~ Various Artists
2. Dark Moon - Bonnie Guitar ~ Various Artists
3. Gonna Find Me A Bluebird - Marvin Rainwater ~ Various Artists
4. Gotta Travel On - Billy Grammer ~ Various Artists
5. Walk On By - Leroy Van Dyke ~ Various Artists
6. From A Jack To A King - Ned Miller ~ Various Artists
7. You're The Reason - Bobby Edwards ~ Various Artists
8. I Remember You - Frank Field ~ Various Artists
9. Saginaw, Michigan - Lefty Frizzell ~ Various Artists
10. Skip A Rope - Henson Cargill ~ Various Artists
11. Tennessee Bird Walk - Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan ~ Various Artists
12. Easy Loving - Freddie Hart ~ Various Artists
13. Third Rate Romance - Amazing Rhythm Aces ~ Various Artists
14. If I Said You Have A Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me - The Bellamy Brothers ~ Various Artists
15. Blanket On The Ground - Billie Jo Spears ~ Various Artists
16. Nobody - Sylvia ~ Various Artists
17. Baby I Lied - Deborah Allen ~ Various Artists
18. Yesterday, When I Was Young - Roy Clark ~ Various Artists
19. Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow - Tom Jones ~ Various Artists
20. I'm Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home - David Frizzell ~ Various Artists
21. Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song, (Hey Won't You Play) - B.J. Thomas ~ Various Artists
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Includes liner notes by Greg Adams.
Muze PNote All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Muze PNote Liner Note Author: Greg Adams .
Muze PNote The Hard to Find 45s on CD series is a very subjective -- and some would say guaranteed to start an argument or fight at your next party with loudmouth music freaks -- batch of compilation recordings that focuses on various aspects of genre-specific music and time periods. This set centers itself on country tunes that became crossover successes from the 1950s through the urban(e) cowboy era in 1982 and pop music that charted by country artists. Some tracks would have been impossible to exclude, such as Lefty Frizzell's number one country chart smash "Saginaw, Michigan," even if it scored a lowly number 85 on the pop chart. Same goes for Leroy Van Dyke's reading of Isaac Hayes' "Walk on By," which scored a number five in pop and didn't chart in the country Top 40, and Ferlin Husky's "Gone," which went to the top of the country list and scored a number four in pop. They are included as evidence of "marginal" crossovers and provided the template by which other recordings would be measured, recorded, and released -- at least in the singles and jukebox markets. But there are some forgotten gems here as well, including the Marvin Rainwater nugget "Gonna Find Me a Bluebird," Ned Miller's awesome floor-burner "From a Jack to a King," and the Bellamy Brothers' deeply philosophical and sensitive ballad "If I Said You Had a Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me?" Some of the choices here are pure pop schmaltz done by supposedly genre-specific artists, such as Sylvia's schlocky piece of radio trash "Nobody" and Tom Jones trying to cash in on the cowboy mug-shot parade (so did Engelbert Humperdinck but he didn't chart) with his read of Greenaway and Mason's "Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow." Ultimately, it is in two unlikely candidates that the zenith of this pop culture truth is realized: B.J. Thomas' "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song" and Roy Clark's magnificent and tender "Yesterday When I Was Young." The Thomas track topped both charts. There must be some other kind of logic at work here given the inclusion of Lefty's brother David's 1982 country hit "I'm Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home," which topped the country chart and didn't place in pop. There are plenty of those. Plenty! Why is this one here? Perhaps it's the compiler's perverse sense of humor -- or that he just liked the song a hell of a lot and felt it should have been a chartbuster on both lists. Ah, the beauty of independent labels. ~ Thom Jurek

Producer: Bill Buster; Bill Buster (Compilation)

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 06/25/2002
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2002
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 11515
Music Label Name Label : Eric Records
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Mixed
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00730531151529

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