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1957-Dim Lights Thick Smoke & Hilbilly Music Count
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Bear Family Germany
  • UPC: 4000127169624
  • Item #: BCD716962
  • Genre: Rock
  • Release Date: 11/15/2010
List Price: $20.99
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1957-Dim Lights Thick Smoke & Hilbilly Music Count on CD

After the volumes covering 1945-1955 were released, the word was out. This series is definitive, fabulously packaged, and faultlessly remastered! Everything you'd expect from Bear Family... and more! Ack Clement, who produced Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings, Don Williams, and many others, said, 'This is the best country series of all time. No doubt. No question. ' Robert Hilburn in the 'Los Angeles Times' said, 'An invaluable album project... enables fans to step back in time and listen to the radio just like Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, and Bob Dylan did. ' Now the story continues from 1956 until 1960. Every CD is generously full. Every booklet is extensive and chocked full of rare photos and illustrations, as well as complete stories behind the songs! In addition to the hits, the series contains rarities that went on to influence country music... and all music... in the years ahead, like Wanda Jackson's original version of Silver Threads And Golden Needles, Carl Belew's original Lonely Street, and Chet Atkins' influential Walk, Don't Run. This series is designed to introduce new listeners to the very best that country music has to offer... while keeping longtime fans entertained. Every volume is a fabulous time capsule. Here's the story. For many years, we'd received requests to do a truly definitive country series, but it wasn't until the success of our year-by-year R&B/Soul series, 'Blowin' The Fuse' (now 'Sweet Soul Music' and soon to be continued into the Funk era) that we decided we needed to do something comparable for country music... Read more at: https://www. #bear-family. #de/

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