So, from the '20s through the '40s, and with a bevy of milestones to hear along the way, this ride through hillbilly history is not to be missed. Unfortunately, some of the tracks proffered on that collection no longer seem to be available, but why quibble? Barbara Allen - Bradley Kincaid, 4. In the past two decades, the city's record producers and studio musicians have introduced an increasingly homogenized, ''countrypolitan'' sound into what was once a rawer, more sturdily individual brand of music. For some reason, the Amazon listing for Volume 1, which is a single disc, contains track listings for all four volumes. An absolutely indispensable series, Smithsonian's line of discs covers the music with great care and historical savvy. The country music artists who have fought this creeping blandness have for the most part been loners. This collection would be replaced by , a 100-track collection issued in 1990 and whose liner notes were also written by Malone , and includes songs released through 1987.
Can the Circle Be Unbroken - The Carter Family, 10. Title Artist s Length 1. Whether purchased together or separately, these compilations contain a wealth of early country material, much of it unavailable anywhere else. One can hear the Carter Family's original ''Wildwood Flower,'' the very first recording of the perennial ''Orange Blossom Special'' the Rouse Brothers, 1939 , Roy Acuff's celebrated ''Great Speckled Bird,'' the ironic social protest of Woody Guthrie's ''Do Re Mi,'' and Hank Snow's superb train song ''I'm Moving On. Tumbling Tumbleweeds - The Sons of the Pioneers, 19. Included are many songs from the 1920s and 1930s, as well as and other related genres to country music. Malone, a country music historian.
Walking the Floor Over You - Ernest Tubb, 24. He describes these impulses as ''the deification of home and the glorification of the wanderer,'' and he traces them back to the ''respectable'' Carter Family and the sometime-rambler and hobo Jimmie Rodgers, who made their first recordings during the first four days of August, 1927 and became country music's earliest stars. Released in 1981, the collection contains 143 tracks deemed to be significantly important to the history of. And hinting at things to come, the collection wraps things up with a taste of ' Western swing and 's early honky tonk. Eight more miles to Louisville -- Filipino baby -- Kentucky -- New pretty blonde new jole blon -- Bandera waltz -- I'm moving on -- I love you because -- Tennessee waltz -- The tramp on the street -- Satisfied -- Slipping around -- I love you a thousand ways -- Darlin' am I the one? Try or get the SensagentBox With a , visitors to your site can access reliable information on over 5 million pages provided by Sensagent. Song Duration 1 3:47 2 Sin City 4:10 3 2:36 4 2:32 5 3:27 6 3:05 7 3:37 8 3:26 9 Who'll Turn Out the Lights In Your World Tonight 3:18 10 2:28 11 5:04 12 3:41 13 3:33 14 3:12 15 3:11 16 3:20 17 A Country Boy Can Survive 4:13 18 Don't Get Above Your Raising 3:11 19 2:46 20 3:24 21 9 to 5 2:42 22 4:12 Share your thoughts about the with the community:.
Choose the design that fits your site. Title Artist s Length 1. The disc proceeds to take in most of the '60s, including early country-pop Jim Reeves and Patsy Cline , the Bakersfield sound Buck Owens , mega hits Bobbie Gentry and Roger Miller , and two of the music's strongest female voices Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette. The earlier set included many songs from the 1920s and 1930s, as well as and other related genres to country music, and spanned the years 1922 to 1975. Title Artist s Length 1. Six days on the road -- Detroit City -- Green, green grass of home -- King of the road -- Is anybody going to San Antone? Title Artist s Length 1.
Malone and others, with discographical references, and bibliography 56 p. Classic Country Music was issued in eight volumes — either , or. This new collection replaced , an eight-volume, 143-track collection issued in 1981 and whose liner notes were also written by Malone. Just Because - The Shelton Brothers, 12. The Smithsonian Institution releases Classic Country Music A Smithsonian Collection, a 100-track, four-volume set including the most important and notable songs in the genre's history.
Malone's extensively annotated essay details country music's history era by era, from its beginnings in the 1920s and commercialization during the 1930s, and its evolution from the 1940s through the 1970s. Louis blues -- Steel guitar rag -- Le Valse de Gueydan -- Do re mi -- Jesus hold my hand -- It makes no difference now -- New San Antonio Rose -- You are my sunshine -- Side 7-10. Sallie Gooden -- The little old log cabin in the lane -- Going down the Lee Highway -- Jordan is a hard road to travel -- The prisoner's song -- Goodbye sweet Liza Jane -- Wreck of the Old 97 -- Soldier's joy -- Where we'll never grow old -- Shannon waltz -- Birmingham jail -- Lady Gay -- The fatal wedding -- When the work's all done this fall -- The Titanic -- Wildwood flower -- Daddy and home -- Waiting for a train -- Side 3-4. Nashville has seen its share of eccentrics and deviants, but it has primarliy been a center of conservatism. Country music has enjoyed unprecedented commercial success in the past several years, but the release of ''The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music,'' is a benchmark of a different sort. South of the Border Down Mexico Way - Gene Autry, 18. This first volume kicks things off with 25 tracks ranging from early string band sides and the first country classics , , to the mountain genius of and popular cowboy-centric hits by , , and.
Malone, a country music historian and professor of history at. Back in 1973, the Smithsonian enlisted the cooperation of every major rcord company and dozens of smaller labels to assemble ''The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz. Ragged But Right - Riley Puckett, 9. The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music was a multi-volume set of recordings released by the Smithsonian Institution. Malone's extensively annotated essay details country music's history era by era, from its beginnings in the 1920s and commercialization during the 1930s through its growing popularity during the 1980s. Title Artist s Length 1.
Malone's extensively annotated essay details country music's history era by era, from its beginnings in the 1920s and commercialization during the 1930s, and its evolution from the 1940s through the 1970s. Malone has not seen fit to include any of them in the Smithsonian's anthology. The good news is that they can all be found, with a little perseverance, from various dealers. The sequencing is identical on the albums and cassettes, but different tracks may be on different volumes. Box 10230, Des Moines, Iowa 50336. Malone's notes to the individual selections frequently make up in warmth and color what they lack in analytical detail.
Significant artists whose works were included were , , the , , , , , , , , , , , , and. Title Artist s Length 1. Also included, the original alt country of Gram Parsons, a bit of honky tonk revival by Dwight Yoakam, and a genuine pop smash from Dolly Parton. There are 143 selections, drawn from 17 record companies and ranging from the very first country or hillbilly recording, ''Sallie Gooden' by the fiddler Eck Robertson, recorded in 1922, to Willie Nelson's 1975 hit, ''Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain,'' which is as appropriately traditional a conclusion to this anthology as one could imagine. The first half covers the latter days of honky tonk with hits by Ray Price and Johnny Horton, not to mention a few nods to theSun Records milieu by way of some Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash.