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Legends of Honky Tonk
Various Artists
Legends of Honky Tonk
Genres: Country, Special Interest, Pop, Rock, Christian
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Legends of Honky Tonk
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Rhino / Wea
Original Release Date: 6/18/1996
Release Date: 6/18/1996
Genres: Country, Special Interest, Pop, Rock, Christian
Styles: Cowboy, Roadhouse Country, Classic Country, Western Swing, Instrumental, By Decade, 1950s, 1960s, Country & Bluegrass
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 081227244125

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If I had a jukebox...
Denny Angelle | Richmond, Texas United States | 03/13/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"...this would be the first platter I'd put on it. While this is playing, you can close your eyes and almost feel the honky tonk hardwood floor vibrating with the music and the dancers. The "Honky Tonk Heroes" CD over on Columbia is real nice, but not as fine as this: You got your Hank Williams Sr., your early George Jones, your "Wild Side of Life" from Hank Thompson and your Lefty Frizzell. I guess the only thing missing would be a classic from Patsy Cline but I guess you can't have everything or else life, like this CD,would be five stars.Can't hardly go wrong with those, but then you've also got your Leon Payne (the Blind Balladeer)and horny Al Dexter (going nuts for that gal with "her skirts up to her knee"). Did you know that the Al Dexter cut was done in the same sessions as Robert Johnson's recordings of "Cross Road Blues" and other blues classics?Highly recommended, along with the aforementioned "Honky Tonk Heroes" CD."