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All I Ever Need Is You was recorded by Jerry Reed with Chet Atkins as part of a duet album entitled Me And Chet back in 1972.
This version was never released as a single.
Amos Moses was a single released back in 1970 by Jerry Reed from his album "Georgia Sunshine".
the song ranked at #8 in the US and #2 in Canada.
Big Bad John was a single for Jimmy Dean back in 1961 from his album Big Bad John And Other Fabulous Songs And Tales.
The song was a #1 in the US and a #2 hit in the UK. The song did not chart in Canada for some reason.
Big Spike Hammer was never released as a single by Doc Watson.
It can be found on the 2013 album The Definitive Doc Watson.
Border Lord was a 1972 album from Kris Kristofferson which didn't achieve much success at the time. He took quite a bit of flack from music critics as well for the album being well below his earlier work.
There was only one single from the album and this song was not it, instead they released one called Josie. That song charted at #70 in the US.
Don't Cheat In Our Hometown was a #1 hit in both Canada and the US back in 1983.
The track can be found on the album of the same name.
Easy Loving was a breakthrough #1 hit for Freddie Hart whose music career in country was a bit under-whelming. That's to an Atlanta DJ who played this song alot, in Sept 1971 Hart had his first #1.
The song can be found on his "California Grapevine" album.
For The Good Times ... info soon
I Loved 'Em Everyone was a #1 hit in the US and a #8 in Canada for T.G. Sheppard back in 1981.
The track can be found on his album I Love 'Em All.
I Need A Little Time Off For Bad Behaviour was released back in 1987 from his album "A Matter Of Life And Death".
If peaked out at #34 in the US.
I Saw The Light is of course an old Hank Williams tune. In 2005 Bill Anderson released his 40 favourite gospel album and this track was included there.
He never released this song as a single.
I'll See You In My Dreams was released as a single back in 2012 by Joe Brown from his album The Ukulele Album but his version did not chart.
The song actually goes back to 1925 and was first released by Isham Jones Orchestra. Pat Boone also covered the song in 1962 with his version reaching #32 in the US and #27 in the UK.
I've Cried My Last Tear For You was one of four singles from the 1990 album RVS III.
This song hit #1 on the US Country charts and the other three songs were top 10 hits.
Jack Daniels If You Please was one of three singles from his 1978 album "Human Emotions".
The song reached #72 on the US country charts.
Looking For Love was Johnny Lee's first #1 hit back in 1980.
The song is from the album of the same name and was also featured in the movie Urban Cowboy starring John Travolta.
Me And Bobby McGee, probably the most famous song by Kris Kristofferson, was never released as a single by the artist.
The song appears on his 1970 debut album but the only single from that album was a song called To Beat The Devil, and if failed to chart.
After Janis Joplin recorded her version in 1971, this album was re-released and called Me And Bobby McGee, but still no Kristofferson single.
Meet Me In Montana was a duet with Marie Osmond back in 1985 and hit #1 in the US and #19 in Canada.
It's from the album Won't Be Blue Anymore.
My Old Yellow Car was a #9 hit for Dan Seals in both the US and Canada when it was released in 1984.
The track can be found on the album San Antone.
One Woman Man or as it's officially called I'm A One Woman Man, is from Johnny Horton's 1956 album Honky Tonk Man.
The song peaked at #7 on the US country charts. George Jones and Randy Travis both covered this song as did Josh Turner and Glen Campbell.
Past The Point Of Rescue was Hal Ketchum's only #1 which he had in Canada. This song peaked at #2 in the US.
Trace rack is from the 1991 album of the same name.
Sink The Bismarck was a #6 hit on the US country charts in 1960 for Johnny Horton and hails from the album Johnny Horton Makes History.
Horton was killed in a car accident that same year and died at the age of 35. Johnny Cash did a reading at his funeral.
Sixteen Tons became a #1 hit in the US in 1955. The song was written by Merle Travis and released by Travis in 1947. But Tennessee Ernie Fords version in 1955 has become the best known version.
The track is from his album Ford Favourites.
Small Town Saturday Night was Hal Ketchum's first single release from his 1991 album Past The Point Of Rescue.
Four singles were released and this song plus the albums title song both peaked at #2 on the US country chart.
Hal Ketchum never had a #1 hit in the US but Past The Point Of Rescue single hit #1 in Canada.
Stand By Me made many millions of dollars in royalties alone for the writers Ben E King, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
Ben E King had this song on the charts twice. Once in 1961 when it reached #1 and again in the 1980's when it reached #9. John Lennon covered the song in 1975 and Mickey Gilley did his version in 1980.
Sugar Moon was written by Cindy Walker and Bob Wills. He recorded the song with his band The Texas Playboys back in 1947 where it peaked at #1.
Asleep At The Wheel and Willie Nelson also have cover versions out there.
You'll find this track on a double CD called Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys Collection (or Anthology) 1935-1973 2xCDS.
The Ride is a great story about David Allan Coe the ride hitchhiking and being picked up by Hank Williams Sr. The song is from his 1983 album "Castles In The Sand" and reached #4 in the US and #2 in Canada. The album version leaves off the final spoken verse compared to the single release. Hank Williams Jr recorded this song before David Allan Coe and Tim McGraw also has a version.
Tennessee Stud was an old number going all the way back to 1959.
The song ended up on a 2003 album of the same name but was never released by Doc Watson as a single.
Two More Bottles Of Wine was never released as a single by Delbert McClinton from his 1975 album Victim Of Life's Circumstances.
But Emmylou Harris released her version in the spring of 1978 and scored a hit single.
Waitin For A Train ... info soon
Walk On Boy was actually a B-side to the single PT-109, which went to #1 for Jimmy Dean in 1962.
Sources indicate this song is from the 1962 album Portrait Of Jimmy Dean, but there is no ref on the album jacket that Walk On Boy was on this album.
When the Roses Bloom Again is a song that was originally recorded in 1997 by Ricky Skaggs on his album "Life Is a Journey". The song was written by Nathan G. Gibson and Walter G. Samuels.
The song is a ballad that tells the story of a soldier who is leaving his sweetheart to fight in a war. He promises to return to her when the roses bloom again, but tragically, he is killed in battle. The lyrics are poignant and emotional, capturing the sadness and loss that are often felt during times of war.
Skaggs' version of the song features his signature bluegrass sound, with acoustic guitar, fiddle, and mandolin accompaniment. The song has been covered by several other artists over the years, including Emmylou Harris and Tim O'Brien.
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