Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Share Croppin' Blues
2:25
2 You Were Only Fooling (While I Was Falling in Love)
3:08
3 So Tired
2:50
4 How It Lies How It Lies How It Lies
3:10
5 Bonaparte's Retreat
2:29
6 Hoop-Dee-Doo
2:09
7 Then You've Never Been Blue
3:07
8 Mississippi
2:27
9 I'll Never Be Free (feat. Tennessee Ernie Ford)
2:37
10 Oh Babe!
2:27
11 Everybody's Somebody's Fool
3:10
12 Evenin'
3:11
13 Noah!
2:45
14 Come Back My Darling
2:38
15 Hold Me Hold Me Hold Me
2:31
16 Angry
2:11
17 Come On-A-My House
2:38
18 On a Honky-Tonk Hardwood Floor
3:00
19 Me Too
2:05
20 I Got My Arms Open (And My Love Ready)
2:27
21 More I Cannot Wish You
2:54
22 Wheel of Fortune
3:06
23 Fool Fool Fool
2:16
24 Kay's Lament
2:21
25 I Waited a Little Too Long
3:01
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Side by Side
2:54
2 Three Letters
2:39
3 Comes A-Long A-Love
2:25
4 Allez-Vous-En
2:38
5 Half a Photograph
2:43
6 Swampfire
2:32
7 When My Dreamboat Comes Home
2:21
8 Changing Partners
2:52
9 If Anyone Finds This I Love You
3:08
10 If You Love Me (Really Love Me)
2:50
11 The Man Upstairs
2:40
12 Fortune in Dreams
2:50
13 Toy or a Treasure
2:29
14 Well I Ask Ya
2:09
15 The Rough Riders
3:01
16 Four Walls
3:10
17 Oh Lonesome Me
2:59
18 Cherche la Rose
2:37
19 Make a Circle
2:28
20 To Each His Own
2:27
21 Tears and Heartaches
2:16
22 Old Records
2:01
23 Never Dreamed I Could Love Someone New
2:41
24 I Know That You Know That We Know That They Know
2:21
25 No Regrets
2:41

Credits

CD 1

engineered in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-02-28) (track 5)
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1948-08-28) (track 2)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1948-11-02) (track 3)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1949-02-18) (track 4)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-03-31) (track 6)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-05-25) (track 8)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-10-11) (track 10)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1951-06-24) (track 17)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-01-15) (track 25)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-01-17) (track 22)
fiddle:
Harold Hensley (1950-06-28) (track 9)
membranophone:
Muddy Berry (1950-06-28) (track 9)
guitar:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1950-06-28) (track 9)
Eddie Kirk (US country singer/songwriter) (1950-06-28) (track 9)
bass:
Cliffie Stone (1950-06-28) (track 9)
steel guitar:
Speedy West (1950-06-28) (track 9)
piano:
Billy Liebert (1950-06-28) (track 9)
composer:
Frank Loesser (track 6)
conductor:
Dave Cavanaugh (tracks 1–2, 15–17)
Frank De Vol (tracks 4, 6, 8, 10, 12)
Billy May (tracks 18–20)
Hal Mooney (tracks 21–22, 25)
lyricist:
Milton DeLugg (track 6)
orchestra:
Frank De Vol and His Orchestra (tracks 4, 6, 8, 10)
Hal Mooney & His Orchestra (tracks 22, 25)
performer:
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 9)
vocals:
Kay Starr (tracks 2–6, 8, 10, 17, 22, 25)
Tennessee Ernie Ford (1950-06-28) (track 9)
Kay Starr (1950-06-28) (track 9)
writer:
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 17)
Bennie Benjamin (tracks 9, 9, 22)
Joseph Francis Burke (Sonny Burke) (track 4)
Billy Faber (track 2)
Larry Fotine (track 2)
Milton Kabak (track 10)
Pee Wee King (track 5)
Fred Meadows (track 2)
Sidney Miller (songwriter, director and actor) (track 25)
Russ Morgan (Big Band orchestra leader) (track 3)
Donald O’Connor (track 25)
Louis Prima (track 10)
William Saroyan (track 17)
Al Sherman (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (track 19)
Billy Simmons (track 8)
Redd Stewart (track 5)
Jack Stuart (track 3)
Charles Tobias (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (track 19)
George David Weiss (tracks 9, 9, 22)
Curley Williams (track 8)
Harry M. Woods (American 1920/30s songwriter) (track 19)
publisher:
Peter Maurice Music (track 17)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (France) (track 17)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 17)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 17)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 17)
cover recording of:
I’ll Never Be Free (1950-06-28) (track 9)
Wheel of Fortune (1951 song) (1952-01-17) (track 22)
later translated versions:
家へおいでよ (track 17)
later versions:
Kom in i mitt hus (track 17)
recording of:
Me Too (track 19)
You Were Only Fooling (1948-08-28) (track 2)
So Tired (1948-11-02) (track 3)
How It Lies, How It Lies, How It Lies (1949-02-18) (track 4)
Bonaparte’s Retreat (1950-02-28) (track 5)
Hoop Dee Doo (1950-03-31) (track 6)
Mississippi (1950-05-25) (track 8)
Oh Babe! (1950-10-11) (track 10)
Come on a’ my House (1951-06-24) (track 17)
I Waited a Little Too Long (1952-01-15) (track 25)
referred to in medleys:
Come On a’ My House (Teresa Teng version) (track 17)

CD 2

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-08-19) (track 3)
composer:
Marguerite Monnot (track 10)
Al Sherman (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (1952) (track 3)
conductor:
Perry Botkin Jr. (tracks 14–15, 21–22)
Dave Cavanaugh (track 6)
Hal Mooney (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7–13)
lyricist:
Édith Piaf (track 10)
Al Sherman (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (track 3)
orchestra:
translator:
Geoffrey Parsons (lyricist) (track 10)
vocals:
Kay Starr (track 3)
writer:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 5)
Hal Stanley (track 5)
publisher:
Editions Edimarton (track 10)
cover recording of:
recording of:
Half a Photograph (track 5)
Comes A-Long A-Love (1952-08-19) (track 3)
translated version of:
Hymne à l’amour (track 10)
version of:
Hymne à l’amour (track 10)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000631PW [info]