George MORGAN - Kisses and Roses – The US Country Chart Hits 1949-1959 and More

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The late hillbilly balladeer George Morgan may not be as well remembered as his more famous peers Eddy Arnold and Jim Reeves, but he was every bit as popular in his 1950s heyday as they were on stage, on radio and on records.

Morgan's 'signature songs' 'Candy Kisses' and 'Room Full Of Roses' have both been revived many times in the 60+ years since he recorded the original versions, and were the foundation of a recording career that lasted until his early death in 1975.

'Kisses And Roses' is the most comprehensive single CD of Nashville-born Morgan's early recordings to date, covering 14 years of his career on wax. It contains each and every one of his 16 Billboard country chart hits plus a representative and diverse sampling of his best non-hits from the same period.

Those who think that Morgan recorded little else but ballads are in for a surprise when they hear the breadth and range of repertoire it offers, from up-tempo hillbilly to dance floor shuffles and cheating songs to a little light rockin' pop.

As always, this collection is remastered from the finest possible sources and features a brief but highly informative booklet essay covering Morgan's whole career before and beyond the timeframe of this CD.

Track Listing

1 CANDY KISSES
2 PLEASE DON'T LET ME LOVE YOU
3 RAINBOW IN MY HEART
4 ALL I NEED IS SOME MORE LOVING
5 ROOM FULL OF ROSES
6 CRY BABY HEART
7 I LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU
8 ALMOST
9 A LOVER'S QUARREL
10 THERE GOES MY LOVE
11 I'M IN LOVE AGAIN
12 LITTLE DUTCH GIRL
13 THE LAST THING I'D WANT TO KNOW
14 YOU'RE THE ONLY GOOD THING (That's Happened To Me)
15 SOMEBODY ROBBED MY BEEHIVE
16 TENNESSEE HILLBILLY GHOST
17 MY BABY LIED TO ME
18 BE SURE YOU KNOW
19 AIN'T LOVE GRAND
20 HONKY TONK STREET
21 HOW MANY TIMES
22 LOOK WHAT FOLLOWED ME HOME TONIGHT (Mama Can I Keep It)
23 WALKING SHOES
24 A CHEAP AFFAIR
25 A SHOT IN THE DARK
26 LONESOME RECORD
27 STAY AWAY FROM ME BABY
28 SEND FOR MY BABY
29 LATE DATE
30 ROCKABILLY BUNGALOW

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
April 13th 2017
UPC Bar Code No
604988 36992 2