Connie FRANCIS - Country & Western Connie Francis Style - Two Original LPs Plus Bonus Tracks

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By the early 1960s, not only was CONNIE FRANCIS established as the most successful female singer in the world, she was easily the most prolific, cutting an average of 6 LPs and 4 or 5 singles per year.

Many of her albums were themed towards specific markets, and in 1959 she released her first LP of dedicated C&W material, 'Country & Western Golden Hits', which was essentially a collection of covers of recent Country hits.

It was sufficiently successful that in 1962 she recorded a second similarly-structured C&W LP, 'Country Music Connie Style', on which she was backed by full Nashville 'A' Team, including Floyd Cramer, Grady Martin, Buddy Harman, Jerry Kennedy, Boots Randolph, Harold Bradley and Bob Moore.

These two albums provide the basis for this compilation, which is augmented by a further half-dozen similarly-styled sides, including a couple of her million-selling singles, 'Everybody's Somebody's Fool' and 'Second-Hand Love' (the latter, perhaps her quintessential Countrypolitan recording); and two further Nashville sides, 'Come On Jerry' and 'Careless Love', which appeared on her 'Sings Folk Song Favorites' LP.

Although much of Connie's extensive back catalogue has been reissued over the years, several of the sides featured herein have never previously appeared on CD.

Track Listing

1. SINGING THE BLUES
2. TENNESSEE WALTZ
3. YOUNG LOVE
4. YOUR CHEATING HEART
5. BYE BYE LOVE
6. PEACE IN THE VALLEY
7. MY SPECIAL ANGEL
8. HEARTS OF STONE
9. HALF AS MUCH
10. COLD COLD HEART
11. LET ME GO LOVER
12. ANYTIME
13. I REALLY DON'T WANT TO KNOW
14. OH LONESOME ME
15. I FALL TO PIECES
16. SOMEDAY (You'll Want Me To Want You)
17. I WALK THE LINE
18. HE THINKS I STILL CARE
19. SHE'LL HAVE TO GO
20. I'M MOVIN' ON
21. I DON'T HURT ANYMORE
22. I'M A FOOL TO CARE
23. I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU
24. HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER
25. EVERYBODY'S SOMEBODY'S FOOL
26. HIGH NOON (Do Not Forsake Me)
27. COME ON JERRY
28. CARELESS LOVE
29. SECOND HAND LOVE
30. I WAS SUCH A FOOL (To Fall In Love With You)

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
14/08/2015
UPC Bar Code No
604988366020

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