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In The Mood For Hank

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
20-11-2000
Genres:
Barcode:
604988350920
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
JASMCD3509
In The Mood For Hank
In The Mood For Hank

Description

Hank Thompson, a man destined to be one of Country music's greatest performers, was signed in late 1947 by the up-and-coming CAPITOL label, following a recommendation by Tex Ritter. At the beginning of the next year, his "Humpty Dumpty Heart" hit number two in the Country charts and Hank Thompson was well on his way to become one of the biggest stars of the following two decades.Undoubtedly, the subsequently much covered "The Wild Side Of Life" became his best-known hit in 1952, but it certainly was not alone: the charts were peppered with songs like "What Are We Gonna Do About The Moonlight", "I Find You Cheatin' On Me", "A Fooler, A Faker", "Rub-A-Dub-Dub", "Breakin' In Another Heart", and so on.Presented here is a not-so-wild side of Hank Thompson, a man who effortlessly made the transition from Western swing to Honky Tonk, and continued to progress to whatever style the market required in later years.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. You're Too Young To Cry Now
  3. I Know Exactly How You Feel
  4. Prosperity Special
  5. Tomorrow Night
  6. Down Yonder
  7. Gateway To Your Heart
  8. Rock In The Ocean
  9. A Cat Has Nine Lives
  10. A Fooler, A Faker
  11. Wildwood Flower
  12. Today
  13. Simple Simon
  14. You're Walking On My Heart
  15. Topeka Polka
  16. Yesterday's Mail
  17. Set Your Heart For Love
  18. In The Mood
  19. What Are We Gonna Do About The Moonlight
  20. Humpty Dumpty Heart
  21. Standing On The Outside
  22. Most Of All
  23. Redskin Gal
  24. Rub-A-Dub-Dub
  25. I Find You Cheatin' On Me
  26. We've Gone Too Far
  27. Breakin' In Another Heart
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