Greatest Country Hits of 1957 / Various: Greatest Country Hits Of 1957 / Various

Greatest Country Hits of 1957 / Various: Greatest Country Hits Of 1957 / Various

Greatest Country Hits of 1957 / Various: Greatest Country Hits Of 1957 / Various

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Title: Greatest Country Hits Of 1957 / Various
Artist: Greatest Country Hits of 1957 / Various
Label: Acrobat
UPC: 824046710927
Genre: Country

This release continues the series which we re-established a couple of years ago and which comprises selected annual collections of the biggest US country hits of each year. This great-value 120-track collection fills in a gap in the series for 1957, replacing a 2-CD version which was previously as ADDCD3029, but which is now no longer available. The Country & Western charts published in Billboard during 1957 were restricted to 15 places, and this collection comprises every record which appeared in the Best Sellers, Most Played by Disc Jockeys, and Most Played in Juke Boxes charts during the year. Because of the brevity of the recordings, we were able to include not only those records which had already charted and peaked during 1956, but also those which were listed as "tag-along" B sides. For reasons of space we have omitted a few tracks which charted in the lower reaches of the airplay chart and which peaked in 1958, so appear in that collection. The charts were a fascinating mixture of material as the established traditional country stars like Eddy Arnold, Webb Pierce, Ray Price and Kitty Wells found themselves fighting for elbow room with not only new crossover acts like Marty Robbins and Johnny Cash but with the big rock 'n' roll hits of the era which crossed into the country and R&B charts. With an in-depth 10-000+ word booklet with background notes on every record, it gives a solid overview of the most popular country music of the year.

1.1 Marty Robbins - Singing The Blues
1.2 Ray Price - Crazy Arms
1.3 Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line
1.4 Ray Price - I've Got A Brand New Heartache
1.5 Ray Price - Wasted Words
1.6 Elvis Presley - Love Me Tender
1.7 Elvis Presley - Any Way You Want Me
1.8 Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel
1.9 Elvis Presley - Hound Dog
1.10 Johnny Cash - There You Go
1.11 Johnny Cash - Train Of Love
1.12 Louvin Brothers - Cash On The Barrel Head
1.13 Louvin Brothers - You're Running Wild
1.14 Sonny James - Young Love
1.15 Kitty Wells - Searching
1.16 Faron Young - Sweet Dreams
1.17 Kitty Wells - Repenting
1.18 Kitty Wells - I'm Counting On You
1.19 Hank Snow - Stolen Moments
1.20 Carl Smith - Before I Met You
1.21 Jim Reeves - According To My Heart
1.22 Benny Barnes - Poor Man's Riches
1.23 Webb Pierce - I'm Tired
1.24 Webb Pierce - It's My Way
1.25 Wilburn Brothers - Go Away With Me
1.26 Leroy Van Dyke - Auctioneer
1.27 Elvis Presley - Love Me
1.28 Faron Young - Turn Her Down
1.29 Jim Reeves - Am I Losing You
1.30 Jim Reeves - Waitin For A Train
2.1 Marty Robbins - I Can't Quit
2.2 George Jones ; Jeanette Hicks - Yearning
2.3 Sonny James - You're The Reason I'm In Love
2.4 George Morgan - There Goes My Love
2.5 Marty Robbins - Knee Deep In The Blues
2.6 Marty Robbins - Same Two Lips
2.7 Elvis Presley - Too Much
2.8 Elvis Presley - Playing For Keeps
2.9 Faron Young - I Miss You Already
2.10 Faron Young - I'm Gonna Live Before I Die
2.11 Ferlin Huskey - Gone
2.12 Hank Thompson - Rockin' In The Congo
2.13 Hank Thompson - I Was The First One
2.14 Johnny Horton - I'm Coming Home
2.15 Patsy Cline - Walkin' After Midnight
2.16 Patsy Cline - Poor Man's Roses
2.17 Carl Smith - You Can't Hurt Me Anymore
2.18 Carl Perkins - Your True Love
2.19 Louvin Brothers - Don't Laugh
2.20 George Jones - Don't Stop The Music
2.21 George Jones - Uh, Uh, No
2.22 Jim Ed ; Maxine Brown - Money
2.23 Bobby Helms - Fraulein
2.24 Webb Pierce - Honky Tonk Song
2.25 Webb Pierce - Some Day
2.26 Brenda Lee - One Step At A Time
2.27 Marvin Rainwater - Gonna Find Me A Bluebird
2.28 Marvin Rainwater - So You Think You Got Trouble
2.29 Webb Pierce ; Kitty Wells - Oh, So Many Years
2.30 Elvis Presley - All Shook Up
3.1 Sonny James - First Date, First Kiss, First Love
3.2 Marty Robbins - White Sport Coat
3.3 Jim Reeves - Four Walls
3.4 Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
3.5 Jim Lowe - Talkin' To The Blues
3.6 Jimmy Newman - Fallen Star
3.7 Faron Yong - The Shrine Of St. Cecilia
3.8 Johnny Cash - Next In Line
3.9 Johnny Cash - Don't Make Me Go
3.10 Johnny Horton - Woman I Need
3.11 Webb Pierce - Missing You
3.12 Kitty Wells - Three Ways
3.13 George Jones - Too Much Water
3.14 Bonnie Guitar - Dark Moon
3.15 Ray Price - I'll Be There
3.16 Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
3.17 Billy Walker - On My Mind Again
3.18 Elvis Presley - Teddy Bear
3.19 Elvis Presley - Loving You
3.20 Ferlin Husky - Prize Possession
3.21 Ernest Tubb ; Wilburn Brothers - Mister Love
3.22 Louvin Brothers - Plenty Of Everything But You
3.23 Hank Snow - Tangled Mind
3.24 Hank Snow - My Arms Are A House
3.25 Ray Price - My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You
3.26 Faron Young - Love Has Finally Come My Way
4.1 Warner Mack - Is It Wrong
4.2 Jim Reeves - Two Shadows On Your Window
4.3 Jim Reeves - Young Hearts
4.4 Elvis Presley - Mean Woman Blues
4.5 Hank Locklin - Geisha Girl
4.6 Hank Locklin - Livin Alone
4.7 Porter Wagoner - I Thought I Heard You Call My Name
4.8 Jim Edward, Maxine ; Bonnie Brown - I Heard The Bluebirds Sing
4.9 Marty Robbins - Teenage Dream
4.10 Marty Robbins - Please Don't Blame Me
4.11 Johnny Cash - Home Of The Blues
4.12 Johnny Cash - Give My Love To Rose
4.13 Carl Smith - Why Why
4.14 Kitty Wells - I'll Always Be Your Fraulein
4.15 Rusty ; Doug - Love Me To Pieces
4.16 Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie
4.17 Webb Pierce - Holiday For Love
4.18 Webb Pierce - Don't Do It Darlin'
4.19 Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
4.20 Elvis Presley - Treat Me Nice
4.21 Bobby Helms - My Special Angel
4.22 Hank Thompson - Tears Are Only Rain
4.23 Jimmie Rodgers - Honeycomb
4.24 Jimmie Skinner - I Found My Girl In The USA
4.25 Bonnie Guitar - Mister Fire Eyes
4.26 Marty Robbins - The Story Of My Life
4.27 Bill Justis - Raunchy
4.28 Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls of Fire
4.29 Jimme Rodgers - Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
4.30 Bobby Helms - Jingle Bell Rock
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