BALLADS OF - JOHNNY HORTON - 50's Artists & Groups CDs, BEAR FAMILY

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BALLADS OF - JOHNNY HORTON - 50's Artists & Groups CDs, BEAR FAMILY

BALLADS OF - JOHNNY HORTON - 50's Artists & Groups CDs, BEAR FAMILY

JOHNNY HORTON
"BALLADS OF"

 A new slant on one of the greatest country artists of all time! Some well-known hits'North To Alaska, All For The Love Of A Girl, When It's Springtime In Alaska'plus many overlooked gems!-- Originally, a 'ballad' was a story song, and then it became shorthand for a slow love song. Johnny Horton was the master of both sorts of 'ballads. ' Bear Family has issued everything that Johnny Horton ever recorded on two monumental boxed sets, and we have also issued the best of his rock'n'roll recordings. Now, on this exclusive single CD collection, we've focused upon his ballads, and emphasized just what a great singer he was. The set was compiled by Richard Bennett, who has produced Emmylou Harris and currently works with Mark Knopfler. As Bennett writes, -Horton's voice was big, infectious and friendly, bursting with charisma and personality. While he is much admired for the rocking up-tempo tunes and the mega hit 'Battle Of New Orleans,' Johnny Horton is less remembered as the great ballad singer he was. Very often the flip side of the record was where the heartfelt ballad was hiding or maybe a few would turn up tucked into a long playing album. It's these overlooked treasures that make up this set.-

  1. 1. Whispering Pines
  2. 2. Everytime I'm Kissing You
  3. 3. You Cry In The Door Of Your Mansion
  4. 4. Words (1)
  5. 5. All For The Love Of A Girl (2)
  6. 6. Lost Highway
  7. 7. Journey With No End
  8. 8. The Mansion You Stole (1)
  9. 9. Betty Lorraine (Betty Lou)
  10. 10. Miss Marcy (Billy Boy)
  11. 11. Words (2)
  12. 12. Another Woman Wears My Wedding Ring
  13. 13. Shadows On The Old Bayou
  14. 14. When It's Springtime In Alaska (It's Forty Be
  15. 15. Counterfeit Love
  16. 16. Comanche (The Brave Horse)
  17. 17. The Mansion You Stole (1)
  18. 18. They'll Never Take Her Love From Me
  19. 19. Jim Bridger
  20. 20. Done Rovin'
  21. 21. All For The Love Of A Girl (1)
  22. 22. Johnny Reb
  23. 23. Meant So Little To You
  24. 24. Tetched In The Head
  25. 25. North To Alaska

Artist: JOHNNY HORTON
Title: "BALLADS OF"
Label: BEAR FAMILY
Condition: New
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