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Saginaw Michigan / The Sad Side Of Love Puttin? On / Plus 16 Bonus Tracks

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Saginaw Michigan / The Sad Side Of Love Puttin? On / Plus 16 Bonus Tracks
Saginaw Michigan / The Sad Side Of Love Puttin? On / Plus 16 Bonus Tracks


  • There are few artists in country music more highly praised, or influential, as Lefty Frizzell. With a vocal styling often imitated but never matched, he found one of his greater advocates in Merle Haggard though musicians such as Keith Whitley, Johnny Rodriguez and Randy Travis were amongst others who also acknowledged his influence on their work.
  • The son of an oil field worker, William Orville Frizzell was born in Corsicana, Texas on 31st March 1928 but raised in Dorado, Arkansas when his family moved there shortly after his birth.
  • In a 25 year recording career, he gave country some of its most iconic recordings, adding a highly distinctive, vowel-bending singing style to the honky-tonk sounds of his native Texas. But with success came the demons and Lefty Frizzell was also one of the music’s most tragic figures.
  • He paid the price for the years of heavy drinking and this, combined with high blood pressure, led to him suffering a massive stroke. He died on 19th July 1975. He was just 47 years old.
  • Seven years later, his considerable contribution to country music was recognised in his induction to Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame.
  • In 1964 the “Saginaw Michigan” album reached No. 2 in the album charts and the title track spent four weeks at No. 1 in the singles chart remaining there for 26 weeks.
  • ‘The “Sad Side of Love” (1965) and “Puttin’ On’” (1967) appear on a UK CD for the first time.
  • This fabulous release also features 16 Bonus Tracks that were released as singles between 1964 and 1971.


  1. Name
  2. Saginaw Michigan
  3. Stranger
  4. What Good Did You Get (Out Of Breaking My Heart)
  5. Theres No Food In This House
  6. When It Rains The Blues
  7. Hello To Him (Goodbye To Me)
  8. James River
  9. Im Not The Man Im Supposed To Be
  10. Through The Eyes Of A Fool
  11. I Was Coming Home To You
  12. Dont Let Her See Me Cry
  13. Lonely Heart
  14. Shes Gone Gone Gone
  15. Running Into Memories Of You
  16. I Dont Trust You Anymore
  17. Preparations To Be Blue
  18. Stranger
  19. Love Looks Good On You
  20. Confused
  21. Its Bad (When Its Thataway)
  22. How Far Down Can I Go
  23. I Can Tell
  24. A Little Unfair
  25. Woman, Let Me Sing You A Song
  26. Little Old Wine Drinker Me
  27. Get This Stranger Out Of Me
  28. You Gotta Be Puttin Me On
  29. Almost Persuaded
  30. When The Rooster Leaves The Yard
  31. Anything You Can Spare
  32. A Prayer On Your Lips Is Like Freedom In Your Hands
  33. You Dont Have To Be Present To Win
  34. I Just Couldnt See The Forest (For The Trees)
  35. Money Tree
  36. Heart (Dont Love Her Anymore)
  37. The Rider
  38. Make That One For The Road A Cup Of Coffee
  39. Mama! (1966 Version)
  40. Writing On The Wall
  41. Everything Keeps Coming Back (But You)
  42. A Song From A Lonely Heart
  43. When The Grass Grows Green Again
  44. Wasted Way Of Life
  45. An Article From Life
  46. Only Way To Fly
  47. She Brought Love Sweet Love
  48. Watermelon Time In Georgia
  49. Out Of You
  50. I Must Be Getting Over You
  51. What Am I Gonna Do
  52. Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboy

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