Disc One opens with those early jewels -- there's not a less-than-first-rate recording on this song CD, and the playing, while a little crude compared to Thompson's later work, is a match for anything being recorded at the time. Disc Three begins Thompson's history as an album artist, and the character and quality of the material changes somewhat -- there are a few more slow numbers, and some slight sameness begins to intrude into the music, but the quality Jamie - Mermonte - Mermonte the performances is undiminished.
Disc Four has the major part of his second album along with a ton of singles, and the latter are generally more brisk and upbeat than the LP material. Disc Seven opens real hot, with the stuff off of Songs for Roundersand a bunch of instrumentals that round out the material, then jumps Someone Can Steal You From Me - Hank Thompson And His Brazos Valley Boys - Hank! (Part 1) a year to his next session.
Discs Nine and Ten jump ahead a bit to Thompson's last studio work for Capitol, released through Discs Eleven and Twelve are devoted to Thompson's live albums from the early s. And to top it off, this set comes with an oversized hardcover book, featuring not only a biography and sessionography, but recollections by Thompson about every recording session.
Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying.
Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Genre Country. Recording Date August, - Playful Road Trip. Track Listing - Disc 1. Swing Wide Your Gate of Love. Hank Thompson. Whoa, Sailor.
California Women. A Lonely Heart Knows. Starry Eyed Texas Gal. Humpty Dumpty Heart. Don't Flirt With Me. Rock in the Ocean. My Heart Is a Jigsaw Puzzle. Yesterday's Mail. I Find You Cheatin' on Me. Second Hand Gal. You Rememered Me. The Green Light. Standing on the Outside Looking in Now. Tomorrow Night. My Front Door Is Open. Soft Lips. Walt McCoy. The Grass Looks Greener over Yonder. She's a Girl Without Any Sweetheart. Track Listing - Disc 2. Give a Little, Take a Little. A Cat Has Nine Lives.
Beautiful Texas. Lee O'Daniel. Daddy Blues. How Do You Feel. New Rovin' Gambler. Humpty Dumpty Boogie. If I Cry.
Weldon Allard. A Broken Heart and a Glass of Beer. Allen Flatt. The Devil in My Angels Eyes. Playin' Possum. Cliffie Stone. Where Is Your Heart Tonight. Those Things Money Can't Buy. Vic McAlpin. Hangover Heart. I Ain't Cryin' over You. I'll Be Your Sweetheart for a Day. Love Thief. Teardrops on the Tea Leaves. The Wild Side of Life.
Waiting in the Lobby of Your Heart. Don't Make Me Cry Again. Cryin' in the Deep Blue Sea. You're Viens Je Tattends - Ernest Dubé* - Long Chemin on My Heart.
It's Better to Have Loved a Little. Track Listing - Disc 3. I'll Sign My Heart Away. Yesterday's Girl. John Henry. The Someone Can Steal You From Me - Hank Thompson And His Brazos Valley Boys - Hank! (Part 1) Edged in Black. Mother, the Queen of My Heart. At the Rainbow's End. Bob Nolan. When You're Lovin', You're Livin'. Bullet Hole Memory - Bill Laswell - Hear No Evil Don't Have the Nerve.
I Saw My Mother's Name. No Help Wanted. Bill Carlisle. Go Cry Your Heart Out. Wake Up, Irene. A Fooler, a Faker. Breakin' the Rules. We've Gone Too Far. If Lovin' You Is Wrong. Tears Are Only Rain. Annie Over.
To You I Give My Heart - George Cates And His Orchestra - Under European Skies, Deep In The Heart Of Texas - The Bulemics - Still Too Young To Care, Hurts A Little (Dorchester Bounce-Hall Mix) - Armand Van Helden - Pirates Of The Caribbean Vol. II, Mother Of Love - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Dream