Birth of a Legend: Truly Complete Starday
Birth of a Legend: Truly Complete Starday by Jones, George at Crooks Country. MPN: BCD16100. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. 6-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 174-page hardcover book, 200 tracks. Total playing time approx. 458 minutes.His fans and country music lovers have been
6-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 174-page hardcover book, 200 tracks. Total playing time approx. 458 minutes.
His fans and country music lovers have been asking for this definite set with George Jones' early Starday and Mercury recordings for years.
• One of Bear Family's most requested sets ... ever!
• The beginning of the greatest career in country music
• All of George Jones' classic early recordings, including Why Baby Why, White Lightning, Treasure Of Love, Window Up Above, Tender Years, and twenty more charted hits!
• More than 20 previously unissued takes and songs!
• Includes the Thumper Jones rockabilly single and all of George Jones' soundalike recordings for Dixie!
• All the era's duets with Jeanette Hicks, Bobbie Ellison, Margie Singleton, Virginia Spurlock, as well as harmony vocals by Sonny Burns, Darrell McCall, James O'Gwynn, Floyd Robinson, and Donny Young (aka Johnny Paycheck).
• Exhaustive newly researched biography and discography!
• 6 CDs with a 174 page book, featuring photos from the Jones' family's personal scrapbook!
How It Happened
Almost from the beginning of Bear Family forty years ago, there has been a steady flow of requests to reissue all of George Jones' Starday and Mercury recordings. They've been issued and reissued on scattershot compilations on myriad labels, sometimes rechanneled into fake stereo, sometimes overdubbed, sometimes edited, and usually without any logic behind the compilation. As a first step, Bear Family founder Richard Weize asked Otto Kitsinger, Don Roy and Dave Sax to try to take the first shot at a discography of George Jones' early recordings. That was more than twenty years ago.
After the success of Bear Family's a...
|Manufacturer:||Bear Family Records|
|Publisher:||Bear Family Records|
|Studio:||Bear Family Records|
|Item Weight:||0.3 pounds|
|Item Size:||1.97 x 4.92 x 4.92 inches|
|Package Weight:||5.29 pounds|
|Package Size:||12.5 x 1.9 x 1.9 inches|