Home   Vinyl   Audio   DVD    Blu-Ray   4K   3D   Accessories   T-Shirts   Hi-Fi   Sennheiser   Jabra   Jam   Marley   Books   Online Gift Vouchers   Contact 
shopping_basket (0)
search
 ROBBINS,MARTY - ESSENTIAL
Released:1/6/1996
Condition:New
  
ROBBINS,MARTY - ESSENTIAL

Price: €9.99
Format: Compact Disc
Availability: Immediate Dispatch

Add To Basket

Submit Review

The country singer Marty Robbins' instincts for survival, which may have been honed by an abusive early family life, repeatedly surface in this best-of in the form of some wildly differing stylistic changes. Beginning with straight-ahead country & western songs, like the early-1950s Hank Williams-influenced "Tomorrow You'll Be Gone" and his first hit, "I'll Go on Alone", this extensive two-CD compilation spans the intriguingly Western swing-tinged 1955 version of Arthur Crudup's "That's All Right", and a rockabilly "Maybellene" that returns the former "Ida Red" to its country roots, while the rocking "Tennessee Toddy" ("She was long and lean like a green string bean..".) stands in sharp contrast to the later saccharine country pop of "A White Sport Coat and a Pink Carnation".
Robbins' lifelong infatuation with the old West gained him many hits, notably the beyond-the-grave ballad "El Paso", and made his the quintessential voice of cowboy music, represented here by songs like "Ghost Riders in the Sky". His pretty-yet-menacing "Devil Woman" is a skilful blend of country and pop, with a trace of calypso, and the subtly poignant "El Paso City" is a mariachi-laced, late-period visit to the scene of one of his best-known songs.

Track Listings
Discs 1
1)Tomorrow You'll Be Gone
2)I'll Go On Alone
3)Maybellene
4)Tennessee Toddy
5)I Can't Quit
6)Singin' The Blues
7)Knee Deep In The Blues
8)Mister Teardrop
9)Story Of My Life
10)White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)
11)She Was Only Seventeen (And He Was One Year More)
12)Just Married
13)Ain't I The Lucky One
14)Kaw Liga
15)Hangin' Tree
16)El Paso
17)Big Iron
18)Song Of The Bandit
19)Cool Water
20)Little Sentimental
21)September In The Rain
22)All The Way
23)Unchained Melody
24)Don't Worry
25)Devil Woman
26)Ruby Ann
27)Smokin' Cigarettes And Drinkin' Coffee Blues
28)I'm Gonna Be A Cowboy
29)Ghost Riders In The Sky
30)San Angelo
31)Man Walks Among Us
32)Beautiful Dreamer
33)Beyond The Reef
34)Hawaiian Wedding Song
35)Yours (Quiereme Mucho)
36)Tonight Carmen
37)Ribbons Of Darkness
38)Feleene
39)Hello Heartache
40)Begging To You
41)I Walk Alone
42)You Gave Me A Mountain
43)My Woman My Woman My Wife
44)Among My Souvenirs
45)Return To Me
46)Some Memories Just Won't Die
47)El Paso City

Categories
  • Country/Bluegrass

  •  Recently Viewed in "Country/Bluegrass":
    GIRL
    €13.99
    Add To Cart
    SCARS
    €17.99
    Add To Cart
    BEST OF
    €9.99
    Add To Cart
    STILL GREEN
    €7.99
    Add To Cart

    Sign-up to our newsletter
    Marketing Permissions:
    Tower Records Dublin will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. Please let us know all the ways you would like to hear from us:
    Email:
    You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at towerrecordsdublin@gmail.com. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.
    GDPR

    We use MailChimp as our marketing automation platform. By clicking below to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms.

    Location and Opening Times For...
    Telephone
    003 531 671 3250