Article successfully added.

Porter Wagoner Vol.13, Porter Wagoner Show - Don Williams a.o

Vol.13, Porter Wagoner Show - Don Williams a.o
This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!
Please inform me as soon as the product is available again.

  • DVDCCPW013
  • 0.1
(CLASSIC COUNTRY) NTSC, Code 0, Color, ca.130 Mins. ​This volume features six great names in... more

Porter Wagoner: Vol.13, Porter Wagoner Show - Don Williams a.o

(CLASSIC COUNTRY) NTSC, Code 0, Color, ca.130 Mins.

​This volume features six great names in country music. Dave Dudley, Cal Smith, Mac Wiseman, Don Williams, Ronnie Milsap and Nat Stuckey. You will want to watch this one over and over. Dolly, Speck Rhodes and the Wagonmasters join Porter in this exciting DVD.

The Porter Wagoner Show, Volume 13  

Chapter 1 - Guest – Dave Dudley

Porter Wagoner – 'Shady Grove'
Dave Dudley – 'Rolling Rig'
The Wagonmasters – 'Clover Bottom' (instrumental)
Dolly Parton – 'Bubbling Over'
Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton – 'Last Thing On My Mind'
Speck Rhodes – 'Sweet Fern' (comedy)
Porter Wagoner – 'Gathering In The Sky' (gospel)
Dave Dudley – 'Six Days On The Road'
Chapter 2 - Guest – Cal Smith

Porter Wagoner - 'Hold on Tight'
Cal Smith - 'Loved You All Over the World'
The Wagonmasters - 'Durham's Bull' (instrumental)
Dolly Parton - 'Love With Me'
Porter Wagoner – (narration)
Speck Rhodes – (comedy)
Porter Wagoner - 'Satan's River' (gospel)
Cal Smith - 'Lord Knows I'm Drinkin''
Entire Group - 'Crawdad Song' (P.D.)
Chapter 3 - Guest – Mac Wiseman

Porter Wagoner - 'Wake Up Jacob'
Mac Wiseman - 'Keep On The Sunny Side'
The Wagonmasters -'Rock A Bye Rag' (instrumental)
Dolly Parton - 'Right Combination'
Porter Wagoner - 'I'll Keep On Loving You'
Speck Rhodes - 'Sweet Fern' (comedy)
Porter Wagoner - 'Sacred Memory' (gospel)
Mac Wiseman - 'Eight More Miles To Louisville'
Chapter 4 Guest – Don Williams

Porter Wagoner - 'Crawdad Song' (P.D.)
Don Williams - 'Attaway to Go'
Mack Magaha - 'Tennessee Wagoner' (instrumental)
Dolly Parton - 'I Will Always Love You'
Porter Wagoner - 'I Been Tore Down'
Speck Rhodes – (comedy)
Porter Wagoner - 'Old Time Preacher Man' (gospel)
Don Williams - 'We Should Be Together'
Chapter 5 - Guest – Ronnie Milsap

Porter Wagoner – 'Happy Faces'
Ronnie Milsap – 'Girl That Waits On Tables'
The Wagonmasters – 'Are You From Dixie' (instrumental)
Dolly Parton – 'Coat Of Many Colors'
Porter Wagoner – 'World Without Music'
Speck Rhodes – 'The Little Shirt My Mama Made For Me'
Porter Wagoner – 'Sacred Memeories' (gospel)
Ronnie Milsap – 'Pure Love'

 Chapter 6 - Guest – Nat Stuckey

Porter Wagoner - 'Old Slew Foot'
Nat Stuckey - 'I Used it All on You'
Bruce Osborne - 'City of New Orleans' (instrumental)
Dolly Parton - 'I Will Always Love You'
Porter Wagoner - 'Cold Hard Facts of Life'
Speck Rhodes – (comedy)
Porter Wagoner - 'I Thought of God' (gospel)
Nat Stuckey - 'Don't Pay the Ransom'

Video von Porter Wagoner - Vol.13, Porter Wagoner Show - Don Williams a.o

Article properties: Porter Wagoner: Vol.13, Porter Wagoner Show - Don Williams a.o

  • Interpret: Porter Wagoner

  • Album titlle: Vol.13, Porter Wagoner Show - Don Williams a.o

  • Genre Country


  • Country
  • Musik & Konzerte
  • Artikelart DVD

  • EAN: 4000127709790

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Wagoner, Porter - Vol.13, Porter Wagoner Show - Don Williams a.o DVD 1
01 CHAPTER 1 - GUEST - DAVE DUDLEY Porter Wagoner
02 Shady Grove WAGONER, Porter
03 Rolling Rig DUDLEY, Dave
04 Clover Bottom (instrumental) WAGONMASTERS
05 Bubbling Over PARTON, Dolly
06 Last Thing On My Mind WAGONER, Porter
07 Sweet Fern (comedy) RHODES, Speck
08 Gathering In The Sky (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
09 Six Days On The Road DUDLEY, Dave
10 CHAPTER 2 - GUEST - CARL SMITH Porter Wagoner
11 Hold On Tight WAGONER, Porter
12 Loved You All Over The World SMITH, Carl
13 Durham's Bull (instrumental) WAGONMASTERS
14 Love With Me PARTON, Dolly
15 (narration) WAGONER, Porter
16 (comedy) RHODES, Speck
17 Satan's River (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
18 Lord Knows I'm Drinkin' SMITH, Carl
19 Crawdad Song (P.D.) ENTIRE GROUP
20 CHAPTER 3 - GUEST - MAC WISEMAN Porter Wagoner
21 Wake Up Jacob WAGONER, Porter
22 Keep On The Sunny Side WISEMAN, Mac
23 Rock A Bye Rag (instrumental) WAGONMASTERS
24 Right Combination PARTON, Dolly
25 I'll Keep On Loving You WAGONER, Porter
26 Sweet Fern (comedy) RHODES, Speck
27 Sacred Memory (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
28 Eight More Miles To Louisville WISEMAN, Mac
29 CHAPTER 4 - GUEST - DON WILLIAMS Porter Wagoner
30 Crawdad Song (P.D.) WAGONER, Porter
31 Attaway To Go WILLIAMS, Don
32 Tennessee Wagoner (instrumental) MAGAHA, Mack
33 I Will Always Love You PARTON, Dolly
34 I Been Tore Down WAGONER, Porter
35 (comedy) RHODES, Speck
36 Old Time Preacher Man (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
37 We Should Be Together WILLIAMS, Don
39 Happy Faces WAGONER, Porter
40 Girl That Waits On Tables MILSAP, Ronnie
41 Are You From Dixie (instrumental) WAGONMASTERS
42 Coat Of Many Colors PARTON, Dolly
43 World Without Music WAGONER, Porter
44 The Little Shirt My Mama Made For Me RHODES, Speck
45 Sacred Memories (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
46 Pure Love MILSAP, Ronnie
47 CHAPTER 6 - GUEST - NAT STUCKEY Porter Wagoner
48 Old Slew Foot WAGONER, Porter
49 I Used It All On You STUCKEY, Nat
50 City Of New Orleans (instrumental) OSBORNE, Bruce
51 I Will Always Love You PARTON, Dolly
52 Cold Hard Facts Of Life WAGONER, Porter
53 (comedy) RHODES, Speck
54 I Thought Of God (gospel) WAGONER, Porter
55 Don't Pay The Ransom STUCKEY, Nat
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."


Review 0
Read, write and discuss reviews... more
Customer evaluation for "Vol.13, Porter Wagoner Show - Don Williams a.o"
Write an evaluation
Evaluations will be activated after verification.
Please enter the digits and letters in the following text field.

The fields marked with * are required.

Weitere Artikel von Porter Wagoner
The Cold Hard Facts Of Life (3-CD)
Porter Wagoner: The Cold Hard Facts Of Life (3-CD) Art-Nr.: BCD16537

Item must be ordered

$59.31 * $53.37 *
The Definitive Collection (2-CD)
Porter Wagoner: The Definitive Collection (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDRGM0497

Item must be ordered

$23.69 *
18 Grand Old Gospel 2005
Porter Wagoner: 18 Grand Old Gospel 2005 Art-Nr.: CDTVC0730

Item must be ordered

$17.69 *
Gospel 2006
Porter Wagoner: Gospel 2006 Art-Nr.: CDTVC0749

only 1x still available
Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$17.69 *
Jim Silke: Bettie Page - Queen Of Hearts (Hardback, Deutsch)
Bettie Page: Jim Silke: Bettie Page - Queen Of Hearts... Art-Nr.: 0017135

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

Kevin & Tanja Crouch: Sun King - The Life And
Sam Phillips: Kevin & Tanja Crouch: Sun King - The Life And Art-Nr.: 0017140

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

Robert W. Philliops:
Roy Rogers: Robert W. Philliops: Art-Nr.: 0018038

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

Werner Walendowski: Die Story 1960 bis heute
The Rattles: Werner Walendowski: Die Story 1960 bis heute Art-Nr.: 0018039

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

Blue Guitars (11-CD&1-DVD Earbook)
REA, Chris: Blue Guitars (11-CD&1-DVD Earbook) Art-Nr.: 0018040

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!