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Roy Acuff:
King Of Country Music
Formats and Pricing
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Description (Budget priced 4-CD box set) Not only did he establish himself as the King Of Country Music in the 1930s and '40s, Roy Acuff became a renowned champion of traditional values in country music after becoming the leading attraction on WSM's hallowed Grand Ole Opry concerts and broadcasts. In 1962, he was the first living performer to be elected to the Country Music Hall Of Fame, and he enjoyed an unparalled career in which he was still active almost to the month of death at the age of 89 in 1992. This 101 track set includes all of Acuff's important recordings from 1936-1950, with a 40 page illustrated booklet containing his life story and a discography.
Track Listing
Disc 1
Great Speckled Bird [1937]
My Mountain Home Sweet Home [1937]
Wabash Cannonball
Freight Train Blues
You've Gotta See Mama Every Night
Gonna Have a Big Time Tonight
Yes Sir That's My Baby
You're the Only Star in My Blue Heaven
Charming Betsy
New Greenback Dollar
Steamboat Whistle Blues
Doin' It the Old Fashioned Way
An Old Three Room Shack
Steel Guitar Blues
Sad Memories
Red Lips
What Would You Do With Gabriel's Trumpet
Shout Oh Lulu
Blue Ridge Sweetheart
One Old Shirt
Bonnie Blue Eyes
Automobile of Life
Smoky Mountain Rag [Instrumental]
That Beautiful Picture
Honky Tonk Mamas

Disc 2
Answer to Sparkling Eyes
Fly Birdie Fly
Ida Red
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Mother's Prayers Guide Me [1939]
Living On the Mountain Baby Mine [1939]
A Vagabond's Prayer [1939]
Old Age Pension Check
Eyes Watching You
I'm Building a Home
Walkin' in My Sleep
Drifting Too Far from Shore
Come Back Little Pal
Will the Circle Be Unbroken
When I Lay My Burden Down
The Streamlined Cannonball
Weary River
The Broken Heart
The Precious Jewel
Mule Skinner Blues
Just to Ease My Worried Mind
Be Honest With Me
Worried Mind
It Won't Be Long (Til I'm Leaving)
I Know You're Saying Goodbye
Brother Take Warning

Disc 3
Stuck Up Blues
Lying Woman Blues
You Are My Love
Are You Thinking of Me Darling
I Called and Nobody Answered
Wreck on the Highway
Fireball Mail
I'll Reap My Harvest in Heaven
Night Train to Memphis
The Prodigal Son
Low and Lonely
Write Me Sweetheart
Not a Word from Home
I'll Forgive But I Can't Forget
Blues in My Mind
I Heard a Silver Trumpet
Easy Rockin' Chair
Wait for the Light to Shine
I Think I'll Go Home and Cry [1945]
We Live in Two Different Worlds
Pins and Needles (In My Heart)
Golden Treasure
Let Me Be the First to Say I'm Sorry
Waiting for the Call to Glory
Gone Gone Gone (But Not Forgotten)

Disc 4
I Talk to Myself About You
Freight Train Blues
Wabash Cannonball
Our Own Jole Blon
Waltz of the Wind
A Sinner's Death (I'm Dying)
Tennessee Central (#9)
There's a Big Rock in the Road
Po' Folks All the Time
When They Take the Last Look at You
Heartaches and Flowers [1948]
You'll Reap These Tears
It's Just About Time
I'll Always Care
It's So Hard to Smile
The Midnight Train
Tennessee Waltz
Dance Around Molly [Instrumental]
Black Mountain Rag [Instrumental]
Smoky Mountain Rag [Instrumental]
Lonesome Indian [Instrumental]
Polk County Breakdown [Instrumental]
Jesus Died for Me
The Day They Laid Mary Away
It's All Right Now
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Label PPX - Proper Box Sets
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