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Kisses Sweeter Than Honeycomb

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Kisses Sweeter Than Honeycomb
Kisses Sweeter Than Honeycomb


One of the most consistent hitmakers of the late 50s, Jimmie Rodgers clocked up more than twenty U.S. and U.K. chart entries between 1957-1962. Although he was both perceived and marketed as a Folk singer at the outset of his career, he was, patently, a teen idol, regarded by his teenage fanbase as a mainstream Rock & Roller.

This compilation presents the very best of Jimmie's purple patch and includes all his chart records during this period for the Roulette and Dot labels, including the million-sellers 'Honeycomb', 'Kisses Sweeter Than Wine', 'Oh-Oh, I'm Falling In Love Again', 'Secretly' and 'Make Me A Miracle'.

Also included are a handful of collectors' rarities, most notably his very first 45rpm release, 'I Won't Sing Rock And Roll'/'I Always Knew', recorded in 1956 for the obscure Vancouver-based Zig Zag label, which has never previously been reissued in any format.

This is the first time that this body of work has been compiled together, making this a must-have item for Jimmie's fans.


  1. Name
  2. I Won't Sing Rock And Roll
  3. I Always Knew
  4. Honeycomb
  5. Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
  6. Oh-Oh I'm Falling In Love Again
  7. The Long Hot Summer
  8. Secretly
  9. Make Me A Miracle
  10. Are You Really Mine
  11. The Wizard
  12. Woman From Liberia
  13. Girl In The Wood
  14. Bimbombey
  15. Because You're Young
  16. I'm Never Gonna Tell
  17. Ring-A-Ling-A-Lario
  18. Wonderful You
  19. Tucumcari
  20. Wistful Willie
  21. T.L.C. Tender Love And Care
  22. Waltzing Matilda
  23. Just A Closer Walk With Thee
  24. Joshua Fit The Battle O' Jericho
  25. The Wreck Of The John B
  26. When Love Is Young
  27. Every Time My Heart Sings
  28. I'm Goin' Home
  29. A Little Dog Cried
  30. English Country Garden
  31. Wand'rin' Eyes
  32. No One Will Ever Know
  33. Rainbow At Midnight
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