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Kitty Wells: Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set)

Everything that the Queen of Country Music cut between 1949 and 1958, including such epochal hits It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels, Release Me, Lonely Side Of Town, (I'll Always Be Your) Fraulein, Makin' Believe, Paying For The Back Street Affair, and many others. This CD edition of our highly acclaimed LP box set was newly mastered from digital transfers. It contains more songs, and a rewritten booklet that now includes photos from Kitty Wells' personal scrapbook. (see also JOHNNIE & JACK) (BEAR FAMILY) 114 tracks 1949-58, Box-Set (LP-size) w. 28 page book.

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  • Interpret: Kitty Wells

  • Album titlle: Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set)

  • Genre Country

  • Label Bear Family Records

  • Price code DI
  • Deluxe Edition
  • Artikelart Box set

  • EAN: 4000127156389

  • weight in Kg 1.2
Wells, Kitty - Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Box set 1
01 Death At The Bar Kitty Wells
02 Love Or Hate Kitty Wells
03 Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet Kitty Wells
04 Don't Wait The Last Minute To Pray Kitty Wells
05 How Far Is Heaven Kitty Wells
06 My Mother Kitty Wells
07 Make Up Your Mind Kitty Wells
08 I'll Be All Smiles (Tonight) Kitty Wells
09 It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels Kitty Wells
10 I Don't Want Your Money, I Want Your Time Kitty Wells
11 Searching For A Soldier's Grave Kitty Wells
12 I'm Too Lonely To Smile Kitty Wells
13 The Things I Might Have Been Kitty Wells
14 I Heard The Jukebox Playing Kitty Wells
15 A Wedding Ring Ago Kitty Wells
16 Divided By Two Kitty Wells
17 Crying Steel Guitar Waltz Kitty Wells
18 Paying For That Back Street Affair Kitty Wells
19 Icicles Hanging From Your Heart Kitty Wells
20 I Don't Claim To Be An Angel Kitty Wells
21 Honky Tonk Waltz Kitty Wells
22 The Life They Live In Songs Kitty Wells
23 You Said You Could Do Without Me Kitty Wells
24 Whose Shoulder Will You Cry On Kitty Wells
25 Hey Joe Kitty Wells
26 My Cold Cold Heart Is Melting Now Kitty Wells
27 I'll Love You Till The Day I Die Kitty Wells
28 I've Kissed You My Last Time Kitty Wells
29 I'm A Stranger In My Home (& RED FOLEY) Kitty Wells
Wells, Kitty - Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Box set 2
01 I Gave My Wedding Dress Away Kitty Wells
02 Cheatin's A Sin Kitty Wells
03 You're Not Easy To Forget Kitty Wells
04 Satisfied, So Satisfied Kitty Wells
05 One By One (& RED FOLEY) Kitty Wells
06 Release Me Kitty Wells
07 After Dark Kitty Wells
08 (Don't Hang Around) He's Married To Me Kitty Wells
09 Thou Shalt Not Steal Kitty Wells
10 Lonely Side Of Town Kitty Wells
11 I Hope My Divorce Is Never Granted Kitty Wells
12 I'm In Love With You Kitty Wells
13 Make Believe (& RED FOLEY) Kitty Wells
14 You And Me (& RED FOLEY) Kitty Wells
15 As Long As I Live (& RED FOLEY) Kitty Wells
16 No One But You (& RED FOLEY) Kitty Wells
17 Makin' Believe Kitty Wells
18 I'd Rather Stay Home Kitty Wells
19 I Was Wrong Kitty Wells
20 There's Poison In Your Heart Kitty Wells
21 Goodbye Mr. Brown (& ROY ACUFF) Kitty Wells
22 Mother Hold Me Tight (& ROY ACUFF) Kitty Wells
23 Searching (For Someone Else) Kitty Wells
24 How Far Is Heaven (& CAROL SUE WRIGHT) Kitty Wells
25 Dust On The Bible Kitty Wells
26 Beside You Kitty Wells
27 I'm Counting On You Kitty Wells
28 They Can't Take Your Love Kitty Wells
29 I'm Tired Of Pretending Kitty Wells
Wells, Kitty - Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Box set 3
01 Oh! So Many Years (& WEBB PIERCE) Kitty Wells
02 One Week Later (& WEBB PIERCE) Kitty Wells
03 When I'm With You (& WEBB PIERCE) Kitty Wells
04 Can You Find It In Your Heart (& WEBB PIERCE) Kitty Wells
05 Repenting Kitty Wells
06 I Guess I'll Go On Dreaming Kitty Wells
07 Each Day Kitty Wells
08 The Pace That Kills Kitty Wells
09 A Change Of Heart Kitty Wells
10 Stubborn Heart Kitty Wells
11 Standing Room Only Kitty Wells
12 A Mansion On The Hill Kitty Wells
13 Your Wild Life's Gonna Get You Down Kitty Wells
14 Right Or Wrong Kitty Wells
15 The Winner Of Your Heart Kitty Wells
16 Dancing With A Stranger Kitty Wells
17 Three Ways (To Love You) Kitty Wells
18 She's No Angel Kitty Wells
19 Broken Marriage Vows (& RAY CRISP) Kitty Wells
20 What About You Kitty Wells
21 Sweeter Than The Flowers Kitty Wells
22 You Can't Conceal A Broken Heart Kitty Wells
23 Just When I Needed You Kitty Wells
24 Lonely Street Kitty Wells
25 That's Me Without You Kitty Wells
26 Cheated Out Of Love Kitty Wells
27 The Waltz Of The Angels Kitty Wells
Wells, Kitty - Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Box set 4
01 What About You Kitty Wells
02 May You Never Be Alone Kitty Wells
03 If Teardrops Were Pennies Kitty Wells
04 Touch And Go Heart Kitty Wells
05 My Used To Be Darling Kitty Wells
06 (I'll Always Be Your) Fraulein Kitty Wells
07 Love Me To Pieces Kitty Wells
08 What I Believe Dear (Is All Up To You) Kitty Wells
09 I Can't Stop Loving You Kitty Wells
10 Slowly Dying Kitty Wells
11 I Can't Help Wondering Kitty Wells
12 He's Lost His Love For Me Kitty Wells
13 Jealousy Kitty Wells
14 Mommy For A Day Kitty Wells
15 The Hands You're Holding Now Kitty Wells
16 Let Me Help You Tonight Kitty Wells
17 All The Time Kitty Wells
18 Dust On The Bible Kitty Wells
19 (I've Got My) One Way Ticket To The Sky Kitty Wells
20 I Heard My Saviour Call Kitty Wells
21 I Dreamed I Searched Heaven For You Kitty Wells
22 The Great Speckled Bird Kitty Wells
23 Matthew Twenty-Four Kitty Wells
24 I Need The Prayers Kitty Wells
25 My Love Ones Are Waiting For Me Kitty Wells
26 Lord I'm Coming Home Kitty Wells
27 He Will Set Your Fields On Fire Kitty Wells
28 Lonesome Valley Kitty Wells
29 We Buried Her Beneath The Willow Kitty Wells
Kitty Wells As a genre, answer songs have never done that well, but this was the... more
"Kitty Wells"

Kitty Wells

As a genre, answer songs have never done that well, but this was the spectacular exception. Proclaimed the pride of southern womanhood by Governor Frank Clement in 1953, Kitty Wells was born Muriel Deason in Nashville on August 30, 1919. Her early career with her husband, Johnnie Wright of Johnnie & Jack, is detailed in the notes accompanying 'The Queen Of Country Music' (Bear Family BCD 15638). She took the stage name Kitty Wells from an 1860s parlor song by Thomas Sloan that had slipped into country music. She began recording for RCA at the same time as Johnnie & Jack, but was cut loose after two sessions.

In January 1952, Johnnie & Jack and Miss Kitty moved from Shreveport back to Nashville. Tillman Franks says that Webb Pierce was the one who persuaded Paul Cohen at Decca Records to give Kitty a contract, but she doesn't remember it that way. "While we were still in Shreveport, Johnnie had me make a demo record and he sent it to [Decca's] Paul Cohen, but we didn't hear anything from him. One night, Johnnie & Jack were playing the Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree and happened to see Paul. Johnnie asked him if Decca was interested in recording me, and he said, 'Yes.' In fact, he had a song he wanted us to listen to." Troy Martin at Peer Music had pitched a song by Jay Miller from Crowley, Louisiana. "I was returning from a trip to Rayne," Miller told Dorothy Horstman, "and I had my car radio on. They were playing 'The Wild Side Of Life.' I'd thought of writing a sequel on several occasions, but my lyric ideas were not strong enough. On this trip a set of lyrics came into my mind. I pulled to the side of Highway 90, took a tablet I kept in my glove compartment, and began to write lyrics down." Miller, of course, knew that the melody was in the public domain so he wouldn't have to give a half share to the original composer, as was the case with most answer songs. Miller himself produced the original version by Alice 'Al' Montgomery for Feature Records. "A friend of mine came in from Nashville, heard our Feature recording and took it back with him. And the second night after he got back Kitty Wells recorded it," Miller told John Broven. Kitty Wells and Johnnie Wright were unconvinced by the song. "I said, 'Well, it probably won't be a hit, but at least we'll get a session fee out of it,'" remembered Kitty.

Paul Cohen turned the session over to Owen Bradley, and it became the first major hit that Bradley produced for Cohen. The key instrument was Shot Jackson's tremulous steel guitar. "It's almost a Dobro sound," said Johnnie Wright. "but it's electric." It was recorded on May 3, 1952 when Wild Side Of Life was one week away from the #1 spot. Kitty's record charted on July 19 and topped the charts on August 23. Her wounded innocence was only heightened by what would become her trademark vibrato and often awkward shyness. Dressed demurely in gingham, no one would mistake her for a home wrecker. 

Kitty Wells Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD)
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Tracklist
Wells, Kitty - Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Box set 1
01 Death At The Bar
02 Love Or Hate
03 Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet
04 Don't Wait The Last Minute To Pray
05 How Far Is Heaven
06 My Mother
07 Make Up Your Mind
08 I'll Be All Smiles (Tonight)
09 It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
10 I Don't Want Your Money, I Want Your Time
11 Searching For A Soldier's Grave
12 I'm Too Lonely To Smile
13 The Things I Might Have Been
14 I Heard The Jukebox Playing
15 A Wedding Ring Ago
16 Divided By Two
17 Crying Steel Guitar Waltz
18 Paying For That Back Street Affair
19 Icicles Hanging From Your Heart
20 I Don't Claim To Be An Angel
21 Honky Tonk Waltz
22 The Life They Live In Songs
23 You Said You Could Do Without Me
24 Whose Shoulder Will You Cry On
25 Hey Joe
26 My Cold Cold Heart Is Melting Now
27 I'll Love You Till The Day I Die
28 I've Kissed You My Last Time
29 I'm A Stranger In My Home (& RED FOLEY)
Wells, Kitty - Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Box set 2
01 I Gave My Wedding Dress Away
02 Cheatin's A Sin
03 You're Not Easy To Forget
04 Satisfied, So Satisfied
05 One By One (& RED FOLEY)
06 Release Me
07 After Dark
08 (Don't Hang Around) He's Married To Me
09 Thou Shalt Not Steal
10 Lonely Side Of Town
11 I Hope My Divorce Is Never Granted
12 I'm In Love With You
13 Make Believe (& RED FOLEY)
14 You And Me (& RED FOLEY)
15 As Long As I Live (& RED FOLEY)
16 No One But You (& RED FOLEY)
17 Makin' Believe
18 I'd Rather Stay Home
19 I Was Wrong
20 There's Poison In Your Heart
21 Goodbye Mr. Brown (& ROY ACUFF)
22 Mother Hold Me Tight (& ROY ACUFF)
23 Searching (For Someone Else)
24 How Far Is Heaven (& CAROL SUE WRIGHT)
25 Dust On The Bible
26 Beside You
27 I'm Counting On You
28 They Can't Take Your Love
29 I'm Tired Of Pretending
Wells, Kitty - Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Box set 3
01 Oh! So Many Years (& WEBB PIERCE)
02 One Week Later (& WEBB PIERCE)
03 When I'm With You (& WEBB PIERCE)
04 Can You Find It In Your Heart (& WEBB PIERCE)
05 Repenting
06 I Guess I'll Go On Dreaming
07 Each Day
08 The Pace That Kills
09 A Change Of Heart
10 Stubborn Heart
11 Standing Room Only
12 A Mansion On The Hill
13 Your Wild Life's Gonna Get You Down
14 Right Or Wrong
15 The Winner Of Your Heart
16 Dancing With A Stranger
17 Three Ways (To Love You)
18 She's No Angel
19 Broken Marriage Vows (& RAY CRISP)
20 What About You
21 Sweeter Than The Flowers
22 You Can't Conceal A Broken Heart
23 Just When I Needed You
24 Lonely Street
25 That's Me Without You
26 Cheated Out Of Love
27 The Waltz Of The Angels
Wells, Kitty - Queen Of Country Music 1949-1958 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Box set 4
01 What About You
02 May You Never Be Alone
03 If Teardrops Were Pennies
04 Touch And Go Heart
05 My Used To Be Darling
06 (I'll Always Be Your) Fraulein
07 Love Me To Pieces
08 What I Believe Dear (Is All Up To You)
09 I Can't Stop Loving You
10 Slowly Dying
11 I Can't Help Wondering
12 He's Lost His Love For Me
13 Jealousy
14 Mommy For A Day
15 The Hands You're Holding Now
16 Let Me Help You Tonight
17 All The Time
18 Dust On The Bible
19 (I've Got My) One Way Ticket To The Sky
20 I Heard My Saviour Call
21 I Dreamed I Searched Heaven For You
22 The Great Speckled Bird
23 Matthew Twenty-Four
24 I Need The Prayers
25 My Love Ones Are Waiting For Me
26 Lord I'm Coming Home
27 He Will Set Your Fields On Fire
28 Lonesome Valley
29 We Buried Her Beneath The Willow