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Hank SNOW and His Rainbow Ranch Boys - Would You Mind? - UK 78s & 45s Complete 1950-1955

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JASMCD3749

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Then still known as 'Hillbilly', a surprising amount of American country music was issued in the UK in the early 1950s. Most of the major US artists of the period saw a handful of releases here, at the very least. Canadian Hank Snow represented 'The Liverpool Sound' (as in his home town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia!) a decade before four Liverpudlians of a different kind shook up the world of music.

This compilation brings together the A and B side of every Hank Snow 45 and 78 that appeared on His Master's Voice in the UK between 1950 and 1956. Some were manufactured for domestic sale, others for export to European territories. All could be ordered from your friendly local record dealer, back in the day.

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Then still known as 'Hillbilly', a surprising amount of American country music was issued in the UK in the early 1950s. Most of the major US artists of the period saw a handful of releases here, at the very least. Canadian Hank Snow represented 'The Liverpool Sound' (as in his home town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia!) a decade before four Liverpudlians of a different kind shook up the world of music.

There have been numerous compilations of Hank's vintage recordings in the CD era, of course, however this set offers the listener a new spin on a familiar theme. That being so…

This compilation brings together the A and B side of every Hank Snow 45 and 78 that appeared on His Master's Voice in the UK between 1950 and 1956. Some were manufactured for domestic sale, others for export to European territories. All could be ordered from your friendly local record dealer, back in the day.

Included among the tracks are several of Hank's all-time greatest hits. He was at his peak as a singer and artist during the years covered by this collection, as can be heard from his original compositions 'I'm Movin' On', 'The Rhumba Boogie' and 'The Golden Rocket' - to name just a few - and his original hit versions of 'I Don't Hurt Anymore' and 'A Fool Such As I'. There are also examples here of the many Christian gospel recordings Hank made, frequently with accompaniment from the world famous Jordanaires. As a collection that illustrates the evolution of 1950s country, it's very hard to beat and impossible to fault.

As always, remastered from the best possible sources and featuring a comprehensive biography, this new Jasmine project puts some seriously important music into a true historical perspective and gives the country connoisseur a chance to enjoy some of the best vintage recordings from the prime of an incomparable artist.

Track Listing

1. I'M MOVING ON
2. WITH THIS RING I THEE WED
3. THE RHUMBA BOOGIE
4. THE GOLDEN ROCKET
5. DOWN THE TRAIL OF ACHIN' HEARTS - Hank Snow and his Rainbow Ranch Boys with Anita Carter
6. MY TWO TIMIN' WOMAN
7. THE GOLD RUSH IS OVER
8. I JUST TELEPHONE UPSTAIRS
9. I WENT TO YOUR WEDDING
10. LADY'S MAN
11. (Now And Then There's) A FOOL SUCH AS I
12. THE GAL WHO INVENTED KISSIN'
13. I'M MOVING ON TO GLORY - Hank Snow and his Rainbow Ranch Boys with the Jordanaires
14. HE'LL UNDERSTAND AND SAY 'WELL DONE' - Hank Snow and his Rainbow Ranch Boys with male quartet
15. HONEYMOON ON A ROCKET SHIP
16. THE BOOGIE WOOGIE FLYING CLOUD
17. SPANISH FIRE BALL
18. BETWEEN FIRE AND WATER
19. PANAMAMA
20. ACT 1, 2 AND 3
21. WHEN MEXICAN JOE MET JOLE BLON
22. WHY DO YOU PUNISH ME (For Loving You)
23. I DON'T HURT ANYMORE
24. MY ARABIAN BABY
25. BORN TO BE HAPPY
26. MAINLINER (The Hawk With Silver Wings)
27. MY RELIGION'S NOT OLD FASHIONED (But It's Real Genuine)
28. THE ALPHABET
29. YELLOW ROSES
30. WOULD YOU MIND?

JASMCD3749

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
July 9th, 2021
UPC Bar Code No
604988374926

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