Swingwest!, Vol. 1: Bakersfield

~ Release by Various Artists (see all versions of this release, 1 available)


CD 1
1China Doll
Terry Preston (aka Ferlin Husky)2:42
2You Better Not Do That
recording of:
You Better Not Do That
lyricist and composer:
Tommy Collins (American country singer, songwriter and guitarist)
Tommy Collins2:29
3Crying Steel Guitar Waltz
Ken Nelson (US record producer ('48-'76) Capitol Records, country music)
Cliffie Stone (on 1952-09-30)
drums (drum set):
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (on 1952-09-30)
Jimmy Bryant (country music guitarist & composer) (on 1952-09-30) and Billy Strange (on 1952-09-30)
Billy Liebert (on 1952-09-30)
steel guitar:
Speedy West (on 1952-09-30)
Jean Shepard (American honky tonk singer-songwriter) (on 1952-09-30)
cover recording of:
Crying Steel Guitar Waltz (on 1952-09-30)
Dolly Long and Shorty Long ('50s country/rockabilly artist)
Jean Shepard2:28
recording of:
Gone (on 1952-11-04)
lyricist and composer:
Smokey Rogers
Terry Preston2:52
5A Dear John Letter
cover recording of:
A Dear John Letter
Billy Barton (country/rockabilly), Charles “Fuzzy” Owen and Lewis Tally
Jean Shepard with Ferlin Husky2:32
6Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (and Loud, Loud Music)
Joe Maphis & Rose Lee2:57
7What’cha Gonna Do Now?
recording of:
Whatcha Gonna Do Now?
lyricist and composer:
Tommy Collins (American country singer, songwriter and guitarist)
Tommy Collins2:43
8The Waltz of the Angels
Wynn Stewart3:09
The Farmer Boys2:37
10The Keeper of the Key
Wynn Stewart and the Tourists2:50
11Kissing My Pillow
Rose Maddox2:14
12I Wish I Was a Single Girl Again
Jan Howard2:23
13Conscience, I’m Guilty
Rose Maddox2:48
14Sing a Little Song of Heartache
recording of:
Sing a Little Song of Heartache
lyricist and composer:
Del Reeves
Rose Maddox2:09
15Sing a Sad Song
cover recording of:
Sing a Sad Song
lyricist and composer:
Wynn Stewart (American country singer/songwriter)
Merle Haggard and The Strangers2:37
16Please Mr. D.J.
recording of:
Please Mr. DJ
lyricist and composer:
Merle Haggard (US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter)
Merle Haggard and The Strangers2:28
17The Highway Patrol
Red Simpson2:18
18Apartment #9
Bobby Austin2:54
19It’s Such a Pretty World Today
recording of:
It’s Such a Pretty World Today
lyricist and composer:
Dale Noe (Country music songwriter and musician)
Wynn Stewart2:34
20I’m a Truck
Red Simpson3:11