32 Greatest Hits

32 Greatest Hits

by George JonesGeorge Jones


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George Jones' early career was tied directly to record producer Pappy Daily, who discovered Jones and signed him to his local Texas label, Starday Records, in 1953, releasing Jones' first single in 1954. When Starday was absorbed into Mercury Records, Daily continued to produce Jones' releases for that label, and when Daily became a staff producer for United Artists Records in 1962, Jones followed him to that label. By the time he signed with Musicor in 1965, again under the direction of Daily, Jones was recording constantly, up to 300 some sides for Musicor, in every style imaginable, searching for a signature sound, trying on rockabilly, imitating Hank Williams, recording under pseudonyms like Thumper Jones or Hank Smith, and even tracking cover versions of country hits for mail-order record companies. This interesting pairing collects 22 of Jones' early Starday sides on one disc, with ten more sides from his Musicor stay on a second disc, capturing Jones' immense talent and restless spirit before he settled into his later role as a country icon. This package shows arguably the greatest pure voice in country music history becoming just that: becoming George Jones.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/16/2013
Label: Int'l Marketing Grp
UPC: 0012676363327
catalogNumber: 3633
Rank: 17573


Disc 1

  1. Why Baby Why
  2. Tall, Tall Trees
  3. I'm Ragged but I'm Right
  4. Heartbreak Hotel
  5. Jesus Wants Me
  6. Too Much Water
  7. If I Don't Love You (Girls Ain't Groceries)
  8. You Gotta Be My Baby
  9. Hold Everything (Till I Get Home)
  10. No Money in This Deal
  11. Maybe Little Baby
  12. Accidentally On Purpose
  13. How Come It
  14. Take the Devil Out of Me
  15. Eskiimo Pie
  16. That's The Way I Feel
  17. Taggin' Along
  18. Gonna Come Get You
  19. Nothing Can Stop Me
  20. Rock It
  21. Mexican Boogie (Boogie Woogie Mexican Boy)
  22. You All Goodnight

Disc 2

  1. He Stopped Loving Her Today
  2. Saginaw Michigan
  3. Come Sundown
  4. Beneath Still Waters
  5. Let It Rain or Let It Shine
  6. Even the Loser (Likes to Dream)
  7. The Hardest Part of All
  8. How Much Rain
  9. Please DOn't Let That Woman Get Me
  10. Among the Few

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