Country Classics: The Very Best of Tex Ritter
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||Green Grow the Lilacs||Tex Ritter||2:25||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Fool's Paradise||Tex Ritter||3:07||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Cielito Lindo||Tex Ritter||2:00||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||The Gallows Pole||Tex Ritter||2:43||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Froggy Went a Courtin'||Tex Ritter||2:07||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Boll Weevil||Tex Ritter||2:14||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Conversation With a Gun||Tex Ritter||3:13||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Have I Stayed Away Too Long||Tex Ritter||2:26||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||The Keeper of the Keys||Tex Ritter||1:58||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||Hillbilly Heaven||Tex Ritter||3:24||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
||High Noon||Tex Ritter||2:41||0,99 €||View in iTunes|
Exactly half of these recordings previously appeared on the Hollywood Records compact disc Conversation With a Gun, including excellent remakes of "The Boll Weevil" and "Green Grow the Lilacs," both of which were recorded by Ritter for Capitol in the '40s. These recordings are said to be from a 1964 session for overseas radio broadcast, and Ritter remakes a number of his well-known songs. An answer to Lefty Frizzell's "Saginaw Michigan" is included ("Son of a Saginaw Fisherman"), along with the Harlan Howard's "The Gallows Pole" and an instrumental treatment of Johnny Bond's "Cimarron." The Very Best isn't Tex Ritter's very best — not even close — but fans will greatly enjoy a number of these tracks.
Born: 12 January 1905 in Murval, TX
Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s