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​​​​​​​​(CLASSIC COUNTRY) NTSC, Code 0, b/w, ca.130 Mins. This volume of the Porter Wagoner Show... more

Porter Wagoner: Vol.07, Porter Wagoner Show - June Carter a.o.

​​​​​​​​(CLASSIC COUNTRY) NTSC, Code 0, b/w, ca.130 Mins.
This volume of the Porter Wagoner Show features many entertainers that made country music famous. The guest artist include Rex Allen, Minnie Pearl, Stringbean, Lonzo and Oscar, Grandpa Jones and June Carter. All of these shows are in black and white and were recorded in the very early sixties. This is indeed a unique collection and fun to watch.

The Porter Wagoner Show – Volume #7    

Chapter 1 – Show #19 – Guest - Rex Allen

Porter Wagoner – 'Sugarfoot Rag'
Rex Allen – 'Up The Lazy River'
Norma Jean – 'Please Release Me'
Porter and Trio – 'I Enjoyed as Much of This as I Can Stand'
Speck Rhodes – Comedy
Porter Wagoner – 'I Talked to God' (gospel)
Rex Allen – 'Son, Don’t Go Near the Indians'
Chapter 2 – Show #20 – Guest – Minnie Pearl

Porter Wagoner – 'Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy'
Cousin Minnie Pearl – (comedy)
Norma Jean – 'How I Would Love to be Alone With You'
Porter Wagoner – 'Satisfied Mind'
Speck Rhodes – (comedy)
Speck Rhodes – 'Long Handle Time in Tennessee'
Porter Wagoner – 'If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again'
Cousin Minnie Pearl - 'That’s Good Enough for Me'
Porter Wagoner & Norma Jean – 'Before I Met You'
Chapter 3 – Show #22 –Guest - Stringbean

Porter Wagoner – 'Company's Comin''
Stringbean – 'String and His Banjo'
Norma Jean – 'Alone With You'
Porter Wagoner – 'Eat Drink and Be Merry For Tomorrow You'll Cry'
Benny Williams – 'Red Wing' (instrumental)
Porter Wagoner – 'I'm Gonna Sing Sing Sing' (gospel)
Stringbean – 'Pretty Polly'
Stringbean – 'Herdin' Cattle in an Air Conditioned Cadillac Coupe De Ville'
Chapter 4 – Show #23 - Guests - Lonzo and Oscar

Porter Wagoner – 'I Know What It Means To Be Lonesome'
Lonzo and Oscar – 'Peelin' Taters In The Army' (comedy)
Norma Jean – 'Gotta Travel On'
Porter Wagoner – 'Little Cabin Home On The Hill'
Benny Williams – 'Chokin' The String' (instrumental/banjo)
Porter Wagoner – 'Someone To Care' (gospel)
Lonzo & Oscar – 'The Bicycle Wreck' (comedy)
Chapter 5 – Show #23A - Guest - Grandpa Jones

Porter Wagoner – 'Y'all Come'
Grandpa Jones – 'Tell Me If You Love Me Kitty Clyde'
Norma Jean – 'Just Like I Knew'
Porter Wagoner – 'Detroit City'
Porter Wagoner – 'Thy Burdens Are Greater Than Mine' (Gospel)
Grandpa Jones – 'T For Texas'
Little Jack – 'Fire On The Mountain' (instrumental)
Chapter 6 – Show #20 - Guest - June Carter

Porter Wagoner - 'Y'all Come'
June Carter – Comedy with Porter
Norma Jean – 'A Little Bitty Tear Let Me Down'
Porter and Trio – 'Loud, Loud, Loud, Can’t Be Heard'
Speck Rhodes – Comedy
Porter Wagoner – Gospel
June Carter – 'That Dirty Lowdown Heel'
Porter Wagoner - 'Life is Like a Mountain Railroad'

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Wagoner, Porter - Vol.07, Porter Wagoner Show - June Carter a.o. DVD 1
01 CHAPTER 1 - SHOW #19 - REX ALLEN Porter Wagoner
02 Sugarfoot Rag WAGONER, Porter
03 Up The Lazy River ALLEN, Rex
04 Please Release Me NORMA JEAN
05 I Enjoyed As Much Of This As I Can Stand WAGONER, Porter & TRIO
06 (comedy) RHODES, Speck
07 I Talked To God (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
08 Son, Don't Go Near The Indians ALLEN, Rex
09 CHAPTER 2 - SHOW #20 - MINNIE PEARL Porter Wagoner
10 Jimmy Brown The Newsboy WAGONER, Porter
12 That Aggravating Beauty Lulu Walls COUSIN MINNIE PEARL
13 Oh Lonesome Me NORMA JEAN
14 The Life Of The Party WAGONER, Porter
15 (comedy) RHODES, Speck
16 I'm Going Back To Where I Come From RHODES, Speck
17 Be Careful Of Stones That You Throw WAGONER, Porter
18 Come Sit By My Side (short) COUSIN MINNIE PEARL
19 Before I Met You WAGONER, Porter & NORMA JEAN
20 CHAPTER 3 - SHOW #22 - STRINGBEAN Porter Wagoner
21 Comany's Comin' WAGONER, Porter
22 String And His Banjo STRINGBEAN
23 Alone With You NORMA JEAN
24 Eat Drink And Be Merry For Tomorrow You'll... WAGONER, Porter
25 Red Wing (instrumental) WILLIAMS, Benny
26 I'm Gonna Sing Sing Sing (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
27 Pretty Polly STRINGBEAN
28 Herdin' Cattle In An Air Conditioned Cadil... STRINGBEAN
29 CHAPTER 4 - SHOW #23 - LONZO AND OSCAR Porter Wagoner
30 I Know What It Means To Be Lonesome WAGONER, Porter
31 Peelin' Taters In The Army (comedy) LONZO AND OSCAR
32 Gotta Travel On NORMA JEAN
33 Little Cabin Home On The Hill WAGONER, Porter
34 Chokin' The String (instrumental/banjo) WILLIAMS, Benny
35 Someone To Care (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
36 The Bicycle Wreck (comedy) LONZO AND OSCAR
37 CHAPTER 5 - SHOW #23A - GRANDPA JONES Porter Wagoner
38 Y'all Come WAGONER, Porter
39 Tell Me If You Love Me Kitty Clyde GRANDPA JONES
40 Just Like I Knew NORMA JEAN
41 Detroit City WAGONER, Porter
42 Thy Burdens Are Greater Than Mine (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
44 Fire On The Mountain (instrumental) LITTLE JACK
45 CHAPTER 6 - SHOW #20 - JUNE CARTER Porter Wagoner
46 Y'all Come WAGONER, Porter
47 (comedy with Porter) CARTER, June
48 A Little Bitty Tear Let Me Down NORMA JEAN
49 Loud, Loud, Loud, Can't Be Heard WAGONER, Porter & TRIO
50 (comedy) RHODES, Speck
51 (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
52 That Dirty Lowdown Heel CARTER, June
Porter Wagoner Fifty years ago this year, Porter Wagoner left Springfield, Missouri bound... more
"Porter Wagoner"

Porter Wagoner

Fifty years ago this year, Porter Wagoner left Springfield, Missouri bound for Nashville. He'd been offered membership of the Grand Ole Opry, although the offer had come at a troubled moment in the show's long history. The twin threats of rock 'n' roll and television had left the Opry House half-empty some nights. Many of Porter's contemporaries were flirting with rockabilly, trying somehow to stay afloat. The Opry had to decide if it would go pop or stand firm with the music that had made the show and country music almost synonymous. The Opry decided to leave rock 'n' roll to others, and hired several new singers who would reinforce its tradition-based roster. That's why Porter Wagoner was heading for Nashville. He was… and would always be… country to the core.

Porter Wagoner died just four months after his fiftieth anniversary on the Opry. He was admitted to hospital suffering from lung cancer on October 15, 2007 and died on October 28. During the last year of his life, he had seen more success than he'd seen in many years. A new album produced by Marty Stuart for a punk/new wave label, Anti, led to career retrospectives in the 'New York Times,' 'No Depression,'and other magazines, and he opened for the Whites at Madison Square Garden. It was a good last hurrah for one of country music's elder statesmen.

Sixty-five years earlier, in 1942, Porter Wagoner had been in the audience when Grand Ole Opry star Roy Acuff came to West Plains, Missouri. Later that day, Porter found Acuff in a diner, and told him that he too wanted to be a country star. Acuff heard this several times a day, and was unfailingly supportive, but probably didn't think for one moment that he would ever share a stage with this shy, lanky kid. Wagoner was born in West Plains on August 12, 1927. His career began in the Ozarks, and he moved quickly to the region's powerhouse station, KWTO. In 1953, KWTO's management started the Ozark Jubilee, even hiring the Opry's former star host, Red Foley. Then, in 1955, the Jubilee became the first country music show on network television, so Porter faced a tough decision when the Opry called.

Shortly before the Ozark Jubilee reached network television, Porter Wagoner became an RCA recording artist. The label dropped him, but then did a quick about-face when he showed up with Satisfied Mind. The song became a #1 country hit in 1955, but Porter faced an uphill battle getting his music on the radio during the rock 'n' roll era. Things began to turn around for him when 'The Porter Wagoner Show'made its television debut on September 14, 1961. After several years of near-obscurity, he was back atop the charts. Initially, his show only went to eighteen cities, but it eventually became the second longest-running TV show in country music history (second to 'Hee-Haw').

Country music caught up with Porter Wagoner again, and he minted a string of hits in the 1960s, including the original version of Green, Green Grass Of Home. In 1967, he brought Dolly Parton onto his show, and helped launch her career. He began recording 'concept' albums, like 'Confessions Of A Broken Man' 'Cold Hard Facts Of Life, ' and 'The Carroll County Accident' that have become cult favorites in recent years, and he was primarily responsible for bringing soul music star James Brown to the Opry. There was more controversy when he and Dolly split rancorously. Dolly said that their partnership ended because of "creative differences….I was creative, Porter was different."

In the end, Porter Wagoner could reflect with pride that he hadn't sold out. He was proudly and unapologetically country from first to last. He went in and out of fashion, but came to epitomise the music he loved.

In 1993, Bear Family issued its first Porter Wagoner box, 'The Thin Man From West Plains,' covering his RCA recordings from 1952-1962. 


Porter Wagoner
The Cold Hard Facts Of Life

When he died on October 28, 2007, Porter Wagoner was still savoring his career resurgence. Once derided as a relic of 'Old Nashville,' the singer unexpectedly discovered an appreciative new audience weaned on his bizarre, slice-of-life concept albums recorded forty years earlier. Critics were hailing his most recent album, as edgy 'alt-country' acts invited him to open their shows at major urban venues.

This acclaim was a long time coming. For decades, Wagoner had been an indelible icon of Nashville kitsch, a pompadoured, rhinestone-suited hero among the aging, uncritical motor coach set that made pilgrimages to Opryland, USA and 'The Grand Ole Opry.' Many still associated him with Dolly Parton, who rose to stardom under his tutelage.

Respected by his peers and always gracious among his fans, Wagoner generally took a high road, both personally and professionally. He seldom drank and usually avoided bookings in places where alcohol was served. He never staked any claims to songs written by others, an unsavory but common industry practice. Instead of paying his sidemen a union minimum per show, he gave them a share of an evening's proceeds.

Professionally, Wagoner was the standard bearer for traditional country music at a time when rock 'n' roll and the Nashville Sound kicked pure honky tonk into the dustbin of history. His television show reached an audience far beyond the American South and Midwest. Musicians as diverse as Marty Stuart and Jerry Garcia cut their country music teeth watching Wagoner's weekly program.

The singer's personal life was hardly exemplary. His romantic entanglement with Norma Jean fueled gossip mills. Besides effectively ending his marriage, it ultimately led to Norma Jean's departure from Wagoner's syndicated television show. Seven years later Parton's decision to leave Wagoner to explore broader, more lucrative opportunities led to acrimony and litigation. Like many other entertainers, Wagoner fell prey to amphetamines, although he never plunged to the depths of his more notorious contemporaries.

Artistically, no one ranked the singer's unadorned baritone delivery alongside such celebrated postwar country stylists as Hank Williams, Lefty Frizzell, Johnny Horton and George Jones. But appreciation for Wagoner's sincere, straightforward approach has grown steadily in recent years. Marty Stuart, who produced Wagoner's 2007 valedictory album 'Wagonmaster,'hailed him as an "American master and a cornerstone of our music."


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