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When we talk about classical country music at Bear Family Records, we mean country music from the 1940s to the 1970s, which includes the different modes of playing the Honky Tonk Sound, the Nashville Sound, and the Bakersfield Sound.

Honky Tonk Sound:

Honky Tonk Sound was created in Texas in the late 1940s, primarily in the areas where oil was mined, and was mostly represented in the local dance halls, bars and clubs, which were often very busy. To make the music audible, they began to amplify it electrically and accompanied with drums. Thematically it was often about everyday problems and the lyrics were very direct. Popular topics in the 'Honky Tonk Music' are for example ‚women‘ (Honky Tonk had mostly male performers), beer, singing and dancing. Among the most popular representatives of the 'Honky Tonk Sound‘ are Hank Williams Sr., George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn and Webb Pierce,

Nashville Sound:

The so-called 'Nashville Sound' was produced as the name implies in Nashville, Tennessee. In the 1950s, country music lost ground to Rock 'n' Roll and Pop music. The producers tried to counteract by smoothing out the 'raw' sound of Country music and for example underscored the songs with choirs. Among the most well-known and successful producers of the 'Nashville Sound‘ are Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley, who are well known for the success of artists like Jim Reeves, Skeeter Davis, Tammy Wynette, Eddy Arnold.

Bakersfield Sound:

The 'Bakersfield Sound' was created in Bakersfield, California in the late 1950s, and is strongly inspired by the classic ‚Honky Tonk Sound' and the ’Rockabilly Music' of the 1950s. The classic features of the 'Bakersfield Sounds' include the electrically amplified instruments and the hard and high-pitched guitars. Among the best known representatives of the Bakersfield Sounds include Buck Owens, Wynn Stewart and Merle Haggard.

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When we talk about classical country music at Bear Family Records, we mean country music from the 1940s to the 1970s, which includes the different modes of playing the Honky Tonk Sound, the Nashville Sound, and the Bakersfield Sound.

Honky Tonk Sound:

Honky Tonk Sound was created in Texas in the late 1940s, primarily in the areas where oil was mined, and was mostly represented in the local dance halls, bars and clubs, which were often very busy. To make the music audible, they began to amplify it electrically and accompanied with drums. Thematically it was often about everyday problems and the lyrics were very direct. Popular topics in the 'Honky Tonk Music' are for example ‚women‘ (Honky Tonk had mostly male performers), beer, singing and dancing. Among the most popular representatives of the 'Honky Tonk Sound‘ are Hank Williams Sr., George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn and Webb Pierce,

Nashville Sound:

The so-called 'Nashville Sound' was produced as the name implies in Nashville, Tennessee. In the 1950s, country music lost ground to Rock 'n' Roll and Pop music. The producers tried to counteract by smoothing out the 'raw' sound of Country music and for example underscored the songs with choirs. Among the most well-known and successful producers of the 'Nashville Sound‘ are Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley, who are well known for the success of artists like Jim Reeves, Skeeter Davis, Tammy Wynette, Eddy Arnold.

Bakersfield Sound:

The 'Bakersfield Sound' was created in Bakersfield, California in the late 1950s, and is strongly inspired by the classic ‚Honky Tonk Sound' and the ’Rockabilly Music' of the 1950s. The classic features of the 'Bakersfield Sounds' include the electrically amplified instruments and the hard and high-pitched guitars. Among the best known representatives of the Bakersfield Sounds include Buck Owens, Wynn Stewart and Merle Haggard.

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Hi Tone Poppa - Faron Young And Others (CD) Various: Hi Tone Poppa - Faron Young And Others (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCOL5330

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(1990/Collectables) 14 tracks
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All American Country Waylon Jennings: All American Country Art-Nr.: CDCOL9544

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(1997/BMG Special) 10 tracks
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Smooth Sailin' T.G. Sheppard: Smooth Sailin' Art-Nr.: CDCOL7713

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(2006/COLLECTABLES) 10 tracks, original Warner recordings
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T.G. T.G. Sheppard: T.G. Art-Nr.: CDCOL7711

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(2006/COLLECTABLES) 10 tracks - Warner 1978
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All American Country Charlie Rich: All American Country Art-Nr.: CDCOL8463

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(2006/COLLECTABLES) 10 tracks - original Epic recordings prior to 1972
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Flip, Flop & Fly Doug Kershaw: Flip, Flop & Fly Art-Nr.: CDCOL6566

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(2005/COL) 11 tracks 1977
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Call Of The Wild - Wanderlust Frankie Laine: Call Of The Wild - Wanderlust Art-Nr.: CDCOL7603

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(2003/COLLECTABLES) 24 tracks (71:02) Columbia 1962/63
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Everything Is Beautiful - Unreal! (CD) Ray Stevens: Everything Is Beautiful - Unreal! (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCOL7686

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Highlights include 'Everything Is Beautiful,' 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head' and 'America Communicate With Me'.
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Reflections Marty Robbins: Reflections Art-Nr.: CDCOL9571

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Classic Rich Charlie Rich: Classic Rich Art-Nr.: CDCOL9590

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(2004/COL) 10 tracks
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Country Barn Dance & Biggest Hits Pee Wee King: Country Barn Dance & Biggest Hits Art-Nr.: CDCOL7322

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(2004/COL) 19 tracks (49:46) RCA
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The Last Laugh Ray Stevens: The Last Laugh Art-Nr.: CDCOL9548

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All American Country Juice Newton: All American Country Art-Nr.: CDCOL9516

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(2004/COL) 10 tracks, originals 1975,1984,1985,1989.
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Balladeer & Deuces Wild Frankie Laine: Balladeer & Deuces Wild Art-Nr.: CDCOL7602

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(2004/COL) 24 tracks - originally released as CS 8188 in 1959 & CS 8496 in 1961.
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