Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 How Cold Hearted Can You Get Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boys 2:33
2 Stratosphere Boogie Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant 2:12
3 Nine Pound Hammer Merle Travis 2:43
4 Merles's Boogie Woogie Merle Travis 3:02
5 You're Learning The Louvin Brothers 2:23
6 Twice the Lovin' (In Half the Time) Jean Shepard & Speedy West 2:40
7 Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young Faron Young 2:19
8 Yearning, Burning Heart Jean Shepard & Speedy West 2:17
9 Hog-Tied Over You Tennessee Ernie Ford & Ella Mae Morse with Cliffie Stone's Orchestra 2:39
10 You Oughta See Grandma Rock Skeets McDonald 2:04
11 There's a Tear in My Beer Big Bill Lister 2:22
12 Johnson to Jones The Milo Twins 2:22
13 Texas Blues Foy Willing 2:50
14 Fort Worth Jail Tex Ritter 3:01
15 I'm Diggin' a Hole to Bury My Heart Jimmy Lee Fautheree 2:14
16 It's No Use Talkin' Baby (I'm Through) Gene O'Quin 2:26
17 Flash, Crash and Thunder The Farmer Boys 2:09
18 Two Whoops and a Holler Jean Shepard 2:25
19 I Wish It Had Been a Dream The Louvin Brothers 2:31
20 The Great Atomic Power The Louvin Brothers 2:42
21 Roll, Truck, Roll Red Simpson 2:49
22 Take Me Back Again Rose Maddox 2:33
23 Mental Cruelty Buck Owens & Rose Maddox 2:26
24 You're for Me Buck Owens 2:15
25 Ken Nelson and Gene O'Quin [unknown] 0:37

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1952-09-30) (track 6)
Pee Wee Adams (1954-09-02) (track 2)
guitar:
Jimmy Bryant (country music guitarist & composer) (1952-09-30) (track 6)
Billy Strange (1952-09-30) (track 6)
Jimmy Bryant (country music guitarist & composer) (1954-09-02) (track 2)
Billy Strange (1954-09-02) (track 2)
bass:
Cliffie Stone (1952-09-30) (track 6)
Al Williams (US country bassist) (1954-09-02) (track 2)
steel guitar:
Speedy West (1952-09-30) (track 6)
Speedy West (1954-09-02) (track 2)
piano:
Billy Liebert (1952-09-30) (track 6)
Les Taylor (pianist, not the member of Exile) (1954-09-02) (track 2)
composer:
Joe Allison (tracks 7, 7)
Floyd Huffman (track 6)
Jimmy Bryant (country music guitarist & composer) (track 2)
lyricist:
Joe Allison (tracks 7, 7)
Floyd Huffman (track 6)
producer:
Ken Nelson (US record producer ('48-'76) Capitol Records, country music) (tracks 2, 6)
vocals:
Jean Shepard (American honky tonk singer-songwriter) (1952-09-30) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Twice the Lovin' (In Half the Time) (1952-09-30) (track 6)
recording of:
Stratosphere Boogie (1954-09-02) (track 2)

Release

art direction:Jeffery Fey
Tommy Steele (Creative Director (EMI/Capitol, Workbook))
design/illustration:Jeffery Fey
engineer:Leslie Ann Jones (recording engineer)
producer:Marshall Crenshaw
mastering:Larry Walsh
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/5728951 [info]
ASIN:US: B000008GKI [info]