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Arthur Q. Smith: The Trouble With The Truth (2-CD)

2-CD DigiPac with 124-page booklet. 48 tracks. Total playing time 2 hrs 7 mns.

The Grammy Award nominations were announced this morning, and "The Trouble With The Truth" (BCD 17426 by Arthur Q. Smith) received a nomination in the 'Best Album Notes' category

· A great untold story in country music!

· Arthur Q. Smith sold hundreds of songs, many of them later became hits for Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams, Ricky Skaggs, Mickey Gilley, Carl Smith, Bill Monroe, Porter Wagoner, Dolly Parton, and many others!

· Rumors circulated for years about the songs that Arthur Q. Smith actually wrote. Now the story is revealed in a 124-page book by Knoxville researchers Bradley Reeves and Wayne Bledsoe.

· Includes every known recording, including song demo’s, by Arthur Q. Smith, plus MANY rare photos!

 

From the introduction by Marty Stuart:

 

The trouble with the truth, it always comes around. I grew up hearing some of the old timers tell their stories about songwriting and who wrote what. It was cold-blooded business. When the subject of writing then selling songs comes around, Arthur Q. Smith is legendary: I Overlooked an Orchid (While Searching for a Rose), Wedding Bells, Rainbow At Midnight, If Teardrops Were Pennies, I Wouldn’t Change You If I Could and Somehow Tonight are but a handful of the songs he penned and sold.

 

Everyone that knew Arthur willingly sold his songs. The saddest of all the facts is that some of his songs were bought for the price of whiskey money. To bring the case of Arthur Q. Smith front and center, to have the absolute truth be told as to which songs he actually wrote that bear others names, songs that are regarded as some of country music’s cornerstones, songs that are attached and credited to the legacies of several people who have been inducted into the Country Music and Songwriters Hall of Fame would most likely be seismic. Such a re-tooling of history would be a public relations, legal and accounting nightmare, not to mention the embarrassment that would undoubtedly be heaped upon families who inherited legacies left behind by loved ones from another time. Let me say this:

 

I hereby nominate Arthur Q. Smith to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. It’s long overdue. 

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  • Interpret: Arthur Q. Smith

  • Album titlle: The Trouble With The Truth (2-CD)

  • Genre Country

  • Year of publication 2016
  • Label Bear Family Productions

  • Price code BS
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 5397102174261

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Smith, Arthur Q. - The Trouble With The Truth (2-CD) CD 1
01 My Tears Don't Show Roy Acuff
02 You Can't Conceal A Broken Heart Kitty Wells
03 Rain-bow At Midnight The Carlisle Brothers
04 Wedding Bells Hank Williams
05 Somebody Lied Hawkshaw Hawkins
06 Save A Little Dream For Me Moon Mullican
07 I Overlooked An Orchid Carl Smith
08 Love In The First Degree Johnnie & Jack with Smilin' Eddie Hill
09 A Daddy's Lullaby Esco Hankins
10 How Will I Explain About You? Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
11 I've Got A Home Up In Glory Mother Maybelle & The Carter Sisters
12 This Is The End Molly 0' Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks
13 Country Mile Carl Butler
14 Miss-ing In Action Ernest Tubb
15 Wrap My Body In Old Glory Carl Sauceman & The Green Valley Boys
16 Crown Of Thorns Orval Prophet
17 Heartless Women Jim Eanes
18 Sample Kisses Don Gibson
19 Don't Add An Ex To Your Name George McCormick
20 I Wouldn't Change You If I Could Reno & Smiley
21 I Live With Memories Riley Crabtree
22 Every Time Somebody Calls Your Name Carl Story & His Rambling Moun-taineers
23 Tears On Her Bridal Bouquet Stonewall Jackson
24 Wild Mountain Honey Red Allen & The Osborne Brothers
25 A Ribbon And A Rose Little Jimmy Dickens
26 My Life Is Not My Own Freddie Chapman
27 Next Sunday Is My Birthday, Darling Stanley Brothers
28 We Crossed Our Hearts Ray Price
29 The Man In The Moon Cried Last Night Mery Shiner
Smith, Arthur Q. - The Trouble With The Truth (2-CD) CD 2
01 I Doose What I Choose Arthur Q Smith
02 You Can't Hide A Heartache With A Smile Arthur Q Smith
03 There's Forty Eight States In The Union Arthur Q Smith
04 Little Tow Head Arthur Q Smith
05 A Broken Heart Will Mend Arthur Q Smith
06 Country Mile Arthur Q Smith
07 Black Cat Arthur Q Smith
08 Angel Of Mine Arthur Q Smith
09 The Angels Cried Arthur Q Smith
10 Wild Mountain Honey Arthur Q Smith
11 All Because Of You Arthur Q Smith
12 Blue I'll Be Found Arthur Q Smith
13 Missing In Action Arthur Q Smith
14 A Song For Sale Arthur Q Smith
15 Blue Lights, Blue Hearts, Blue Music Arthur Q Smith
16 Open Up Your Little Heart For Me Don Gibson
17 Sweet Emilee Carl Butler
18 Vicious Lies Carl Butler
19 You Can't Insure A House Of Dreams Carl Butler
20 Be Careful Who You Love Marty Stuart
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Customer evaluation for "The Trouble With The Truth (2-CD)"
16 Dec 2017

Excellent

Auch mir war dieser Mann, dieses Genie bisher nicht bekannt, obwohl ich schon seit den 60er Jahren Country höre und die eine oder andere LP habe.
Es ist gut, dass diese Aufnahmen veröffentlicht wurden.
Danke dafür!

28 Nov 2017

Arthur Q. Smith - The Trouble With The Truth

The Grammy Award nominations were announced this morning, and "The Trouble With The Truth" (BCD 17426 by Arthur Q. Smith) received a nomination in the 'Best Album Notes' category

Category 67. Best Album Notes

• Arthur Q. Smith: The Trouble With The Truth (Bear Family)
Wayne Bledsoe & Bradley Reeves, album notes writers (Various Artists)

2 Apr 2017

Erstklassig remastert

Eclipsed 4-17 "Das Verdienst von Bear Family liegt nicht nur in der Bewahrung musikhistorisch wichtiger Werke, sondern auch in der Korrekur verfälschter Perspektiven. De Name Arthur Q. Smith z.B. ist ausserhalb des Genres niemanden ein Begriff. Dabei schrieb der Mann eine Unzahl bedeutender Titel und prägte den Stil maßgeblich. Die 48 Tracks wurden erstklassig remastert!"

10 Dec 2016

Hörgenuss!

Chrom und Flammen 1-17 "Ein Hörgenuss für Country Fans und eine großartige und bislang weitestgehend unbekannte Geschichte der Country Musik!"

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Smith, Arthur Q. - The Trouble With The Truth (2-CD) CD 1
01 My Tears Don't Show
02 You Can't Conceal A Broken Heart
03 Rain-bow At Midnight
04 Wedding Bells
05 Somebody Lied
06 Save A Little Dream For Me
07 I Overlooked An Orchid
08 Love In The First Degree
09 A Daddy's Lullaby
10 How Will I Explain About You?
11 I've Got A Home Up In Glory
12 This Is The End
13 Country Mile
14 Miss-ing In Action
15 Wrap My Body In Old Glory
16 Crown Of Thorns
17 Heartless Women
18 Sample Kisses
19 Don't Add An Ex To Your Name
20 I Wouldn't Change You If I Could
21 I Live With Memories
22 Every Time Somebody Calls Your Name
23 Tears On Her Bridal Bouquet
24 Wild Mountain Honey
25 A Ribbon And A Rose
26 My Life Is Not My Own
27 Next Sunday Is My Birthday, Darling
28 We Crossed Our Hearts
29 The Man In The Moon Cried Last Night
Smith, Arthur Q. - The Trouble With The Truth (2-CD) CD 2
01 I Doose What I Choose
02 You Can't Hide A Heartache With A Smile
03 There's Forty Eight States In The Union
04 Little Tow Head
05 A Broken Heart Will Mend
06 Country Mile
07 Black Cat
08 Angel Of Mine
09 The Angels Cried
10 Wild Mountain Honey
11 All Because Of You
12 Blue I'll Be Found
13 Missing In Action
14 A Song For Sale
15 Blue Lights, Blue Hearts, Blue Music
16 Open Up Your Little Heart For Me
17 Sweet Emilee
18 Vicious Lies
19 You Can't Insure A House Of Dreams
20 Be Careful Who You Love