The Essential Roy Acuff: 1936-1949 ()

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  1. Great Speckle Bird
  2. Steel Guitar Blues
  3. Just to Ease My Worried Mind
  4. Lonesome Old River Blues
  5. The Precious Jewel
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  1. Great Speckle Bird
  2. Steel Guitar Blues
  3. Just to Ease My Worried Mind
  4. Lonesome Old River Blues
  5. The Precious Jewel
  6. It Won't Be Long (Till I'll Be Leaving)
  7. Wreck on the Highway
  8. Fireball Mail
  9. Night Train to Memphis
  10. The Prodigal Son
  11. Not a Word from Home
  12. Freight Train Blues
  13. I'll Forgive You, But I Can't Forget You
  14. Wabash Cannonball
  15. Jole Blon
  16. This World Can't Stand Long
  17. Tennessee Waltz
  18. Waltz of the Wind
  19. A Sinner's Death (I'm Dying)
  20. Black Mountain Rag
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Columbia/Legacy has assembled a single-disc treasure-trove introduction to Roy Acuff that is simply unbeatable. These 20 cuts make the finest case of all for Acuff's long reign as king of the Grand Ole Opry as well as his cornerstone influence on American country music. Certainly "Great Speckled Bird" is here, but so are "Night Train to Memphis," "Black Mountain Rag," "Wreck on the Highway," and his signature version of Floyd Jenkins' "Prodigal Son." Along the way are the portraits from an artist at the height of his power ...

The Essential Roy Acuff: 1936-1949 2008, Legacy

UPC: 886972386928

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The Essential Roy Acuff: 1936-1949 1992, Columbia/Legacy

UPC: 074644895629

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