Ashes Of Love - Greatest Recordings 1949-1962 (2CD)

Johnnie And Jack

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2
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2-5 days
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Country
Label
Jasmine Records
Released
June 28, 2019

Format: Compact Disc

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Description

'Brother Acts' have always been a staple of Country music going right back to the music's earliest days. There have been considerably fewer 'Brother-In-Law Acts', and of those that there have been none has ever been as successful as the duo of Johnnie Wright and Jack Anglin.

The 12 hits that J & J placed on the Billboard Country Charts between 1950 and 1962 barely begin to hint at how popular they were in their heyday, or how influential they were on dozens of other later twosomes.

In this Jasmine 2CD set you will find almost every secular single and a smattering of the gospel 45s that J & J released between 1949 and 1962 (remastered, as always, from the finest available sources) along with selected stereo remakes of their earliest hits for a much-acclaimed 1959 album. "Ashes Of Love" starts with their earliest classics and hits and ends with their final recordings as a duo in 1962.

Sadly Jack Anglin died in a car crash while on his way to the funeral of his friends Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins. But Johnny Wright carried on making hits for many years thereafter, and toured until 2000 with his equally legendary wife Kitty Wells (who can also be heard in three part harmony on many of the early selections here).

Whether they were hits or not, many of the songs in "Ashes Of Love" (including the title track) have achieved classic status through multiple revivals by other artists. If you want to hear some proper hillbilly harmony, not to mention some of the best country records of the 1950s in particular, you have come to the (W)right CD!

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Key Value
Catalogue number JASMCD37245
Barcode 0604988372427
Number of items 2
Packaging type Jewel Case
Imported No
Weight 120g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 140mm x 10mm x 120mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. What About You -
2. Just When I Needed You -
3. Jesus Hits Like An Atom Bomb -
4. Lonesome (Original) -
5. Poison Love (Original) -
6. I Can't Tell My Heart That -
7. Hummingbird -
8. Cryin' Heart Blues -
9. Ashes Of Love -
10. Three Ways Of Knowing -
11. Slow Poison (Original) -
12. Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes -
13. Hank Williams Will Live Forever -
14. South In New Orleans -
15. S.O.S. -
16. A Pleasure Not A Habit In Mexico -
17. Pig Latin Serenade -
18. (Oh Baby Mine) I Get So Lonely -
19. Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight -
20. Honey I Need You -
21. Beware Of 'it' -
22. Kiss Crazy Baby -
23. Sincerely -
24. Carry On -
25. No One Dear But You -
26. We Live In Two Different Worlds -
27. So Lovely Baby -
28. Weary Moments -
29. Tom Cat's Kitten -
30. You Can't Divorce My Heart -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. I Want To Be Loved -
2. Love, Love, Love -
3. I Wonder Why You Said Goodbye -
4. Live And Let Live -
5. Why Not Confess -
6. The Banana Boat Song -
7. Mister Clock -
8. Move It On Over -
9. No One Will Ever Know -
10. Slowly -
11. Wedding Bells -
12. Stop The World And Let Me Off -
13. Camel Walk Stroll -
14. I've Seen This Movie Before -
15. Lonely Island Pearl -
16. That's The Way The Cookie Crumbles -
17. Poison Love (Remake) -
18. What About You (Remake) -
19. Lonesome (Remake) -
20. What Do You Know About Heartaches -
21. Sailor Man -
22. Country Music Has Gone To Town -
23. Love Problems -
24. Slow Poison (Remake) -
25. Uncle John's Bongos -
26. The Moon Is High And So Am I -
27. Thirty Six, Twenty Two, Thirty Six -
28. What Do You Think Of Her Now -
29. I Overlooked An Orchid -
30. You'll Never Get A Better Chance Than This -