Greatest Hits CD (2009)

Artist: John Anderson

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Label Flashback/rhino
SKU 211064164
UPC 081227986377
UPC 14 00081227986377
Format CD
Release Date 6/2/2009
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Author John Anderson
Compilation Appearance Eight Seconds
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Compilation Appearance Down Home Country Christmas
Compilation Appearance 90's Country Hits
Compilation Appearance Songs Of Hank Williams Jr. (a Bocephu
Compilation Appearance Country Love Songs / Various
Compilation Appearance Best Country Love Songs / Various
Compilation Appearance These Days
Compilation Appearance Pure Bs(Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Revolutions In Sound:warner Bros. Rec
Compilation Appearance Three Wooden Crosses:inspirational Hi
Compilation Appearance Country's Got Heart
Compilation Appearance Original Album Series
Compilation Appearance Real Good Time
Compilation Appearance Big E:salute To Steel Guitarist Buddy
Compilation Appearance Country Hits Since The 80s:box Set Se
Compilation Appearance Playlist:very Best Country Hits
Compilation Appearance Life
Technical Info
CatalogID 25169
Lable Name Rhino (Label)
Released 03/20/2007
Original Release 1984
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 29m : 25s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00081227999650
Album Notes and Credits
Producers: John Anderson, Frank Jones, Norro Wilson, Lou Bradley.
John Anderson's debut album, released in 1980, helped sound the death knell for the slick "Urban Cowboy" country pop that was popular at the time. As a teen, Anderson cut his teeth on the Beatles and the Stones, but when he opened his mouth, you heard Lefty and Jones. One of the first wave of "New Traditionalists," Anderson's first streak of hits lasted from 1981-83, and almost all are included on GREATEST HITS. Anderson's distinctive voice makes these songs instantly memorable, from the wistful nostalgia of "1959," to the boogie-woogie goofiness of "Chicken Truck," to the unbearable heartache of "I Just Came Home to Count the Memories."
Country song titles just don't get any better than "I'm Just An Old Chunk of Coal (But I'm Gonna Be A Diamond Some Day)," while "Would You Catch A Falling Star" paints a painfully realistic picture of a country singer fallen on hard times. But the highlight of the CD is the monster hit, "Swingin.'" This sweet tale of a front porch romance, made irresistible by the addition of horns, a female chorus and some rockin' guitar and organ, became the best-selling single in the history of Anderson's record company.
Disc 1
1 Swingin'
2 I Just Came Home To Count The Memories
3 She Just Started Liking Cheatin' Songs
4 1959
5 Chicken Truck
6 I'm Just An Old Chunk Of Coal (But I'm Gonna Be A Diamond Some Day)
7 Would You Catch A Falling Star
8 Wild And Blue
9 Your Lying Blue Eyes
10 Black Sheep
Product Attributes
Artist Anderson,John
Label Flashback/rhino
Music Format Compact Disc
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