King Of Country Music CD

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Roy Acuff
The King Of Country Music - The 45s 1957-1962 CD

Legendary country music Roy Acuff joined Hickory Records, the label he co-owned, in 1957.
This is the first time that his releases for the label between 1957 and 1962 have been compiled in such a comprehensive way.
This 26 tracks release covers every Hickory Records 7' single released by Acuff between 1957 and 1962, including classics like The Wreck On The Highway, The Great Speckled Bird, Wabash Cannonball and Fireball Mail.
The accompanying booklet contains the recording dates, the original catalogue numbers, all writers' credits and a detailed history of Acuff's life and career, together with scans of adverts and record labels.

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Disc 1
  1. Once More
  2. I Don't Care If You Don't Love Me
  3. The One I Love Is Gone
  4. Searchin' For Happiness
  5. So Many Times
  6. They'll Never Take Her Love From Me
  7. Come And Knock On The Door Of My Heart
  8. Today My Love Came Back To Me
  9. Nero Played His Fiddle
  10. Write Me Sweetheart
  11. Don't Know Why
  12. Thanks For Not Telling Me
  13. Mountain Guitar
  14. Till No Longer You Cared
  15. Time Will Make You Pay
  16. The Streamlined Cannon Ball
  17. Lost John He's Gone
  18. Little Mary
  19. Six More Days
  20. Willie Roy The Crippled Boy
  21. Wabash Cannonball
  22. The Old Age Pension Check
  23. Lonely Mound Of Clay
  24. Pins and Needles
  25. The Great Speckled Bird
  26. Fireball Mail