HOMER & JETHRO - Slaughter the Standards

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There was a lot more to the corn-ball antics of Homer & Jethro than initially meets the eye (or should we say ears) than a duo that could ruin a perfectly good pop tune. Underneath it all they were two great and talented musicians and their perverse and satirical brand of humour earned then the title of 'the thinking man's hillbillies'.

Listen to their renditions of many classic tunes including, 'Love and Marriage', 'Jam-Bowl-Liar (Jambalaya)' and the one and only June Carter jumps on board for renditions of 'Baby It's Cold Outside' and 'The Huckle Buck'. Also on offer are some great live tracks including a great performance of 'Battle of Kookamonga' which was one of their biggest successes and won them a Grammy in 1959.

So, you can sit back and enjoy the tender, passionate and inspired lyrics to the wonderful classics or you can listen to these versions by Homer and Jethro… I think we know which ones we want to hear!

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. CIGAREETES, WHUSKY AND WILD, WILD WOMEN
2. THE WEST VIRGINNY HILLS
3. SWEET FERN
4. I'LL GO CHASIN' WOMEN
5. THE FROZEN LOGGER
6. GROUNDHOG
7. KEEP THEM ICY FINGERS OFF ME
8. BOLL WEEVIL NO. 2
9. HIGH GEARED DADDY
10. DIG ME A GRAVE IN MISSOURI
11. TENNESSEE, TENNESSEE
12. DOWN WHERE THE WATERMELONS GROW
13. HEY THERE
14. BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE with June Carter
15. DON'T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYEBALLS
16. PAL - YAT - CHEE with Spike Jones
17. THE HUCKLE BUCK with June Carter
18. THE BILLBOARD SONG
19. I'M MOVIN' ON NO. 2
20. LOVE AND MARRIAGE
21. HART BRAKE HOTEL
22. (HOW MUCH IS) THAT HOUND DOG IN THE WINDOW
23. JAM - BOWL LIAR (JAMBALAYA)
24. YOU BELONG TO ME NO. 2
25. LI' L OLE KISS OF FIRE
26. UNHAPPY DAY
27. TOO YOUNG
28. I REALLY DON'T WANT TO KNOW
29. DOES THE CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR (On the Bed - Post Overnight)
30. OH MY PAPPY
31. SOUND OFF NO. 2 (The Duckworth Chant)

Disc 2

1. INTRODUCTION
2. DON'T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYEBALLS (Live)
3. LET ME GO BLUBBER / FASCINATION (Live)
4. SIXTEEN TONS / LULLABY OF BIRD DOG (Live)
5. C - JAM BLUES (Live)
6. THE BILLBOARD SONG (Live)
7. YALLER ROSE OF TEXAS, YOU - ALL (Live)
8. SAN ANTONIO ROSE (Live) / BATTLE OF KOOKAMONGA (Live)
9. (HOW MUCH IS) THAT HOUND DOG IN THE WINDOW / SKATER'S WALTZ (Live)
10. HART BRAKE HOTEL (Live)
11. AMONG MY SOUVENIRS
12. SWEET VIOLETS
13. COME HERE LITTLE WIFEY!
14. THE TATTOOED LADY
15. PLEASE HELP ME, I'M FALLING
16. HOW COME THERE'S NO DOG DAY?
17. I LOVE YOUR PIZZA
18. DON'T JUMP OFF THE ROOF DAD
19. WILL YOU LOVE ME WHEN
20. SHE WAS BITTEN ON THE UDDER BY AN ADDER
21. IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD APPLE TREE

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Data sheet

Format
2CD
Price Code
B
Release Date
09/08/2013
UPC Bar Code No
604988363821

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