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Ferlin HUSKY - A Hit Singles Collection 1952-1962 - Featuring Terry Preston and Simon Crum

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JASMCD3763

The versatile, velvet-voiced FERLIN HUSKY pursued three separate singing careers.

He is of course readily known as the smooth Country-Pop singer who topped the C&W charts with 'A Dear John Letter', 'Gone' and 'Wings Of A Dove', in a hit-studded career which yielded him fifty chart records between 1953-75.

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The versatile, velvet-voiced FERLIN HUSKY pursued three separate singing careers.

He is of course readily known as the smooth Country-Pop singer who topped the C&W charts with 'A Dear John Letter', 'Gone' and 'Wings Of A Dove', in a hit-studded career which yielded him fifty chart records between 1953-75.

But before that he was known as Honky-Tonk singer TERRY PRESTON, while during his 'Glory Years' he would also frequently morph into Hillbilly hayseed SIMON CRUM, his hugely-popular alter-ego who would register hits of 'his own', like 'Cuzz Yore So Sweet', 'A Hillbilly's Deck Of Cards' and 'Country Music Is Here To Stay'.

This 31-track set presents a unique career overview and includes all his early hits, as both Ferlin Husky and Simon Crum.

A handful or so of these sides are impossible to find elsewhere on CD, making this a must-have for fans.

Track Listing

1. TIME (as Terry Preston)
2. HANK'S SONG
3. A DEAR JOHN LETTER (with Jean Shepard)
4. FORGIVE ME JOHN (with Jean Shepard)
5. I WOULDN'T TREAT A DOG LIKE YOU'RE TREATIN' ME
6. THE DRUNKEN DRIVER
7. I FEEL BETTER ALL OVER
8. LITTLE TOM
9. CUZZ YORE SO SWEET (as Simon Crum)
10. I'LL BABY SIT WITH YOU
11. A HILLBILLY'S DECK OF CARDS (as Simon Crum)
12. SINFUL SECRET
13. BOP CAT BOP (as Simon Crum)
14. GONE
15. A FALLEN STAR
16. PRIZE POSSESSION
17. THIS MOMENT OF LOVE
18. WHAT'CHA DOIN' AFTER SCHOOL
19. WANG DANG DOO
20. I WILL
21. COUNTRY MUSIC IS HERE TO STAY (as Simon Crum)
22. MY REASON FOR LIVIN'
23. DRAGGIN' THE RIVER
24. BLACK SHEEP
25. WINGS OF A DOVE
26. ENORMITY IN MOTION (as Simon Crum)
27. WILLOW TREE
28. THE WALTZ YOU SAVED FOR ME
29. SOMEBODY SAVE ME
30. STAND UP
31. IT WAS YOU

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
January 8th, 2021
UPC Bar Code No
604988376326