The Very Best of Jim Reeves

~ Release by Jim Reeves (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

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CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1He’ll Have to Go2:21
2Billy Bayou
live recording of:
Billy Bayou
lyricist and composer:
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”)
publisher:
Good Music Ltd. and Tree Publishing Co., Inc.
2:06
3May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You
cover recording of:
May the Good Lord Keep and Bless You (Religious song)
lyricist and composer:
Meredith Willson
2:38
4Roses Are Red
recording of:
Roses Are Red
writer:
Al Byron and Paul Evans (50s US rock n roll singer/songwriter)
2:49
5Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?2:53
6Making Believe
recording of:
Making Believe
lyricist and composer:
Jimmy Work (Country music singer and songwriter)
2:14
7Someday (You’ll Want Me to Want You)
cover recording of:
Someday (You’ll Want Me to Want You)
lyricist and composer:
Jimmie Hodges (Songwriter, composer, author, producer and publisher) (in 1944)
publisher:
Duchess Music Corporation (BMI-affiliated), MCA Music Ltd., Songs of Universal, Inc. and Main Street Songs, Inc. (on 1944-12-29)
2:28
8Distant Drums
engineer:
Jim Malloy
producer:
Chet Atkins
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP) (in 1966)
recording of:
Distant Drums (1961 song) (on 1966-02-09)
lyricist and composer:
Cindy Walker (US songwriter, singer and dancer)
2:53
9Bimbo
recording of:
Bimbo (1953 song) (on 1953-10-08)
lyricist and composer:
Rod Morris
publisher:
EMI Unart Catalog Inc.
2:49
10Welcome to My World
producer:
Chet Atkins
arranger:
Anita Kerr
recording of:
Welcome to My World (on 1961-11-20)
lyricist and composer:
Johnny Hathcock and Ray Winkler
publisher:
Neillrae Music, Sony/ATV Songs LLC and Sony/ATV Tree Publishing
2:25
11Is It Really Over?
recording of:
Is It Really Over
lyricist and composer:
Jim Reeves (US country & pop singer)
2:16
12Blue Side of Lonesome
cover recording of:
Blue Side of Lonesome (1966 song)
lyricist and composer:
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist)
3:21
13Am I That Easy to Forget2:22
14I Can’t Stop Loving You
cover recording of:
I Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
lyricist and composer:
Don Gibson (US songwriter and country musician)
publisher:
Acuff-Rose-Opryland Music Limited (UK), Sony/ATV Songs LLC and Acuff-Rose Publications, Inc. (BMI) (on 1958-02-07)
2:48
15Goodnight Irene
cover recording of:
Goodnight Irene
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
arranger:
Ledbetter and John A. Lomax
publisher:
Lodlow Music, Spencer Music Corp., TRO-Ludlow Music, Inc. and Tyler Music Ltd.
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681)
translated version of:
Godnatt Irene
2:49
CD 2
#TitleRatingLength
1Four Walls
producer:
Chet Atkins
recording of:
Four Walls (on 1957-02-07)
composer:
George Campbell and Marvin Moore (songwriter, best known for "Four Walls" and "The Green Door")
publisher:
SBK United Partnership Ltd.
2:52
2Mexican Joe
live recording of:
Mexican Joe (in 1959)
lyricist and composer:
Mitchell Torok
42:39
3My Happiness
cover recording of:
My Happiness
lyricist:
Borney Bergantine (in 1933) and Betty Peterson (in 1948)
composer:
Borney Bergantine (in 1933)
publisher:
Chappell Music (UK) and Happiness Music Corp.
2:29
4I Guess I’m Crazy
recording of:
I Guess I’m Crazy
lyricist and composer:
Werly Fairburn
2:25
5Danny Boy
recording of:
Danny Boy
publisher:
Alfred Music (publisher of sheet music for music education)
lyricist:
Frederick Edward Weatherly (from 1910 until 1913)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. (USA, publisher; do NOT use as release label)
sub-publisher:
Public Music AB
is based on:
Londonderry Air
2:57
6I Love You Because
engineer:
Bill Porter (engineer)
producer:
Chet Atkins and Anita Kerr
arranger:
Anita Kerr
recording of:
I Love You Because (on 1962-10-12)
lyricist and composer:
Leon Payne (Country/Rockabilly artist)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music (tradename of Sony/ATV Songs LLC) and Acuff-Rose Publications, Inc. (BMI) (on 1949-10-12)
32:45
7Adios Amigo
engineer:
Bill Porter (engineer)
producer:
Chet Atkins
recording of:
Adios Amigo (on 1961-11-21)
lyricist and composer:
Ralph Freed and Jerry Livingston (songwriter)
2:32
8Home
recording of:
Home
lyricist and composer:
Roger Miller (US singer/songwriter/actor, “King of the Road”)
2:00
9Maria Elena
cover recording of:
Maria Elena (English translated)
lyricist and composer:
Lorenzo Barcelata
translator:
S. K. Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith “Bob” Russell)
translated version of:
Maria Elena (Spanish original)
2:43
10Am I Losing You?
recording of:
Am I Losing You (in 1960)
composer:
Jim Reeves (US country & pop singer)
publisher:
United Partnership Ltd.
2:40
11I Missed Me
recording of:
I Missed Me
lyricist and composer:
Bill Anderson (US country singer, songwriter & TV personality)
publisher:
Champion Music Corp. (on 1960-05-19) and Tree Publishing Co., Inc. (on 1960-05-19)
2:34
12This Is It
recording of:
This Is It
lyricist and composer:
Cindy Walker (US songwriter, singer and dancer)
3:08
13I Won’t Come in While He’s There2:09
14The Hawaiian Wedding Song
cover recording of:
Hawaiian Wedding Song
composer:
Charles E. King
translator:
Al Hoffman (in 1958) and Dick Manning (American songwriter) (in 1958)
publisher:
Al Hoffman Songs Inc., Charles E. King Music Co., MCA, Inc. (this was the US media company that became Universal Studios, Inc. in Dec 1996), Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP), Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher – do NOT use as a release label), Universal‐MCA Music Publishing (US) and シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント
translated version of:
Ke Kali Nei Au
2:06
15Have You Ever Been Lonely
cover recording of:
Have You Ever Been Lonely?
lyricist:
George Brown (aka Billy Hill) (US songwriter)
composer:
Peter de Rose
2:35