Golden Age of Country

Golden Age of Country

Includes two bonus CDs: "Hard to Find Hits"

$150.00 $119.96 Installment pricing available

This collection brings together the most influential country and western artists from country music’s golden age

Pioneering artists combined traditional mountain music with new instruments and sounds – launching their songs onto the national scene. Enjoy this unique collection of country’s original hits and hit makers. This one-of-a-kind set is the most comprehensive country music collection ever devoted to the classic hits of the ’50s and ’60s.

Featuring artists like…

  • Johnny Cash
  • Patsy Cline
  • George Jones
  • Kitty Wells
  • Ray Price
  • Eddy Arnold
  • Tammy Wynette
  • Glen Campbell
  • Willie Nelson

Featured Songs

  Song Title Artist Time
I Walk The Line Johnny Cash 2:45 CD 7
Crazy Patsy Cline 2:45 CD 1
El Paso City Marty Robbins 4:41 CD 5
Stand by Your Man Tammy Wynette 2:42 CD 5
Hey, Good Lookin’ Hank Williams 2:57 CD 1
Okie from Muskogee Merle Haggard 2:45 CD 7
Crazy Arms Ray Price 2:35 CD 3
Waltz across Texas Ernest Tubb 2:41 CD 1
Galveston Glen Campbell 2:39 CD 8
Mama Tried Merle Haggard 2:11 CD 8

Golden Age of Country: Waltz Across Texas

CD 1
  Song Title Artist Time
Hey, Good Lookin’ Hank Williams 2:57
White Lightning George Jones 2:48
You Ain’t Woman Enough Loretta Lynn 2:14
Walk On By Leroy Van Dyke 2:24
Waltz across Texas Ernest Tubb 2:41
Next in Line Conway Twitty 2:51
King of the Road Roger Miller 2:26
Crazy Patsy Cline 2:45
Love’s Gonna Live Here Buck Owens 2:00
Bye Bye Love The Everly Brothers 2:24
In the Jailhouse Now Webb Pierce 2:06
It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels Kitty Wells 2:32
Blue Moon of Kentucky Bill Monroe 2:09
A Week in a County Jail Tom T. Hall 3:02
Mama Sang a Song Bill Anderson 3:28
There Goes My Everything Jack Greene 2:35
CD 2
  Song Title Artist Time
Lovesick Blues Hank Williams 2:45
Walkin’ After Midnight Patsy Cline 2:36
There Stands the Glass Webb Pierce 2:25
Makin’ Believe Kitty Wells 2:55
Ballad Of A Teenage Queen Johnny Cash 2:14
The Tennessee Waltz Patti Page 3:04
My Special Angel Bobby Helms 2:59
Tender Years George Jones 2:25
Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ Loretta Lynn 2:10
It’s Only Make Believe Conway Twitty 2:15
Trouble’s Back In Town The Wilburn Brothers 2:13
Still Bill Anderson 2:49
Three Hearts in a Triangle Roy Drusky 2:44
What Made Milwaukee Famous Jerry Lee Lewis 2:37
Dang Me Roger Miller 1:53
Rocky Top The Osborne Brothers 2:36

Golden Age of Country: Crazy Arms

CD 3
  Song Title Artist Time
Singing the Blues Marty Robbins 2:27
(When You Feel Like You’re in Love) Don’t Just Stand There Carl Smith 2:26
If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time Lefty Frizzell 2:56
I Can’t Stop Lovin’ You Don Gibson 2:38
Crazy Arms Ray Price 2:35
Four Walls Jim Reeves 2:52
That’s All Right Elvis Presley 1:58
The Cattle Call Eddy Arnold 2:33
I’m Moving On Hank Snow 2:49
The Caroll County Accident Porter Wagoner 2:51
The Battle Of New Orleans Johnny Horton 2:33
A Boy Named Sue Johnny Cash 3:47
The Three Bells (Les Trois Cloches) The Browns 2:53
Waterloo Stonewall Jackson 2:30
My Elusive Dreams David Houston & Tammy Wynette 2:54
The End of the World Skeeter Davis 2:36
CD 4
  Song Title Artist Time
Heartaches by the Number Ray Price 3:01
Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins 2:18
The Last Thing on My Mind Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton 2:36
Once a Day Connie Smith 2:20
Kaw-Liga Charlie Pride 3:10
Jackson Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash 2:45
I’ve Got a Tiger by the Tail Buck Owens 2:11
Only Daddy That’ll Walk the Line Waylon Jennings 2:24
May the Bird of Paradise Fly up Your Nose Little Jimmy Dickens 2:26
The Ballad of Jed Clampett Flatt and Scruggs 2:04
D-I-V-O-R-C-E Tammy Wynette 2:59
Pop a Top Jim Ed Brown 2:22
Abilene George Hamilton IV 2:13
Slow Poke Pee Wee King 3:02
This Ole House Stuart Hamblen 2:59
Last Date Floyd Cramer 2:29

Golden Age of Country: Honky Tonk Man

CD 5
  Song Title Artist Time
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash 2:44
Oh Lonesome Me Don Gibson 2:33
El Paso City Marty Robbins 4:41
Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley 2:11
Pick Me Up on Your Way Down Charlie Walker 2:26
Detroit City Bobby Bare 2:48
He’ll Have to Go Jim Reeves 2:21
Make the World Go Away Eddy Arnold 2:40
Don’t Let Me Cross Over Carl Butler 2:57
Wolverton Mountain Claude King 3:00
Big Bad John Jimmy Dean 3:01
Stand by Your Man Tammy Wynette 2:42
Charlie’s Shoes Billy Walker 2:17
Flowers on the Wall The Statler Brothers 2:21
Skip a Rope Henson Cargill 2:37
Does My Ring Hurt Your Finger Charlie Pride 2:24
CD 6
  Song Title Artist Time
Wake Up Little Susie The Everly Brothers 2:00
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On Jerry Lee Lewis 2:55
Oh, Baby Mine (I Get So Lonely) Johnny & Jack 1:58
City Lights Ray Price 3:01
Honky Tonk Man Johnny Horton 2:14
Saginaw, Michigan Lefty Frizzell 3:04
Please Help Me, I’m Falling Hank Locklin 2:25
Daddy Sang Bass Johnny Cash 2:22
Walk through This World with Me George Jones 2:18
Almost Persuaded David Houston 2:56
I’ve Been Everywhere Hank Snow 2:35
Green, Green Grass Of Home Porter Wagoner 2:25
My Heart Skips A Beat Buck Owens 2:26
Don’t Touch Me Jeannie Seely 3:16
Hey Joe! Carl Smith 2:30
I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know The Davis Sisters 2:59

Golden Age of Country: The Wild Side of Life

CD 7
  Song Title Artist Time
I Walk The Line Johnny Cash 2:45
Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:38
The Wild Side Of Life Hank Thompson 2:45
You Win Again Jerry Lee Lewis 2:57
Young Love Sonny James 2:30
Okie from Muskogee Merle Haggard 2:45
The Race Is On George Jones 2:08
Wichita Lineman Glen Campbell 3:05
It’s Such a Pretty World Today Wynn Stewart 2:33
Wings of a Dove Ferlin Husky 2:19
Hello Walls Faron Young 2:24
We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds George Jones and Melba Montgomery 2:42
I Don’t Believe You’ve Met My Baby The Louvin Brothers 2:08
Don’t Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes Skeets McDonald 2:46
Slipping Around Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely 2:14
Indian Love Call Slim Whitman 3:10

Golden Age of Country: Hillbilly Heaven

CD 8
  Song Title Artist Time
Mama Tried Merle Haggard 2:11
She Thinks I Still Care George Jones 2:51
I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven Tex Ritter 3:10
Funny How Time Slips Away Willie Nelson 3:03
Galveston Glen Campbell 2:39
My Baby’s Gone The Louvin Brothers 2:45
A Dear John Letter Jean Shepard & Ferlin Husky 2:32
Shotgun Boogie Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:37
Squaws Along The Yukon Hank Thompson 2:30
Alone with You Faron Young 2:00
You Better Not Do That Tommy Collins 2:29
Gone Ferlin Husky 2:24
Girl On The Billboard Del Reeves 2:43
Old Rivers Walter Brennan 2:48
Right Or Wrong Wanda Jackson 2:39
You’re the Only World I Know Sonny James 2:13

Golden Age of Country: Hard to Find Hits

CD 9
  Song Title Artist Time
Why Baby Why Red Sovine & Webb Pierce 2:33
Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy Red Foley 2:47
A Little Bitty Tear Burl Ives 2:05
Thanks a Lot Ernest Tubb 2:33
I Ain’t Never Webb Pierce 1:55
Lonesome 7-7203 Hawkshaw Hawkins 2:44
Six Days on the Road Sawyer Brown 2:54
I’m a Honky-Tonk Girl Loretta Lynn 2:17
From a Jack to a King Ned Miller 2:11
Laura (What’s He Got That I Ain’t Got?) Leon Ashley 2:36
Hello Vietnam Johnny Wright 3:08
You’re the Reason Bobby Edwards 2:40
Statue of a Fool Jack Greene 2:53
The Bridge Washed Out Warner Mack 2:19
For Loving You Bill Anderson & Jan Howard 2:46
CD 10
  Song Title Artist Time
Alabama Cowboy Copas 2:20
Fraulein Bobby Helms 2:53
Gonna Find Me a Bluebird Marvin Rainwater 2:33
Wishful Thinking Wynn Stewart 2:46
It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin’ Johnny Tillotson 2:50
Talk Back Trembling Lips Ernest Ashworth 2:36
Let’s Think about Living Bob Luman 2:04
Yes, Mrs. Peters Roy Drusky & Priscilla Peters 2:36
A Fallen Star Jimmy C. Newman 2:17
I Found My Girl in the USA Jimmie Skinner 3:00
No Help Wanted The Carlisles 2:28
Put It Off until Tomorrow Bill Phillips 2:35
That’s My Pa Sheb Wooley 2:26
There’s a Big Wheel Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper 2:19
Giddyup Go Red Sovine & Webb Pierce 3:55

Golden Age of Country: Sing Me Back Home

CD 11
  Song Title Artist Time
A Girl I Used To Know George Jones 2:43
Sing Me Back Home Merle Haggard 2:51
Looking At The World Through A Windshield Del Reeves 2:25
It’s the Little Things Sonny James 2:58
Ode to Billie Joe Bobbie Gentry 4:13
Gentle on My Mind Glen Campbell 2:59
The New Green Light Hank Thompson 2:10
I Love You Because Leon Payne 2:45
It Tickles Tommy Collins 2:30
So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed Merle Travis 3:02
Mule Train Tennessee Ernie Ford 3:05
Country Girl Faron Young 2:35
You’re Running Wild The Louvin Brothers 2:18
Second Fiddle (To An Old Guitar) Jean Shepard 2:15
Secret Love Slim Whitman 2:48
CD 12
  Song Title Artist Time
Your Heart Turned Left (And I Was On The Right) George Jones 2:16
The Bottle Let Me Down Merle Haggard 2:50
Touch Me Willie Nelson 2:15
By the Time I Get to Phoenix Glen Campbell 2:45
Honey Bobby Goldsboro 2:59
In the Middle of a Heartache Wanda Jackson 2:35
Behind A Tear Sonny James 2:05
Rub-A-Dub-Dub Hank Thompson 2:15
Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young Faron Young 2:19
Release Me Jimmy Heap 2:43
Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) Tex Williams 2:56
When I Stop Dreaming The Louvin Brothers 2:32
The Ballad Of Davey Crockett Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:55
Rose-Marie Slim Whitman 2:21
Country Music Is Here To Stay Simon Crum 3:10

Golden Age of Country: Ring of Fire

CD 13
  Song Title Artist Time
Ring of Fire Johnny Cash 2:39
A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation) Marty Robbins 2:31
(I’m So) Afraid of Losing You Again Charley Pride 3:49
Sea of Heartbreak Don Gibson 2:33
The Ways to Love a Man Tammy Wynette 2:29
Don’t Be Angry Stonewall Jackson 3:01
Mexican Joe Jim Reeves 2:39
I Love You a Thousand Ways Lefty Frizzell 2:47
I Don’t Hurt Anymore Hank Snow 2:58
There’s Been a Change in Me Eddy Arnold 2:17
Then and Only Then Connie Smith 2:26
Just Someone I Used to Know Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton 2:24
The First Thing Ev’ry Morning (And the Last Thing Ev’ry Night) Jimmy Dean 2:11
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 2:42
Poison Love Johnny & Jack 2:23
CD 14
  Song Title Artist Time
Cross the Brazos at Waco Billy Walker 2:53
Devil Woman Marty Robbins 2:52
Misery Loves Company Porter Wagoner 2:37
What’s He Doing in My World Eddy Arnold 2:11
Singing My Song Tammy Wynette 2:24
Four Strong Winds Bobby Bare 2:47
I Forgot to Remember to Forget Elvis Presley 2:30
Gotta Travel On Billy Grammer 2:30
Mom and Dad’s Waltz Lefty Frizzell 3:05
Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way Carl Smith 2:51
The Same Ole Me Ray Price 2:46
Yakety Axe Chet Atkins 2:03
It Ain’t Me, Babe Johnny Cash & June Carter 3:06
I Guess I’m Crazy Jim Reeves 2:27
Would You Hold It Against Me Dottie West 2:41

Golden Age of Country: Don’t Worry

CD 15
  Song Title Artist Time
Blue Blue Day Don Gibson 1:56
Loose Talk Carl Smith 2:32
Send Me the Pillow You Dream On Hank Locklin 2:32
Don’t Be Cruel Elvis Presley 2:04
Understand Your Man Johnny Cash 2:43
All I Have to Offer You (Is Me) Charley Pride 3:03
Don’t Worry Marty Robbins 3:16
North to Alaska Johnny Horton 2:51
Distant Drums Jim Reeves 2:53
Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad Tammy Wynette 2:03
Baby, Baby (I Know You’re a Lady) David Houston 2:20
I Wanna Play House with You Eddy Arnold 2:13
A Satisfied Mind Porter Wagoner 2:50
I Want to Be with You Always Lefty Frizzell 3:05
(Now and Then, There’s) A Fool Such As I Elvis Presley 2:38
CD 16
  Song Title Artist Time
Billy Bayou Jim Reeves 2:07
Always Late (With Your Kisses) Lefty Frizzell 3:07
Don’t Elvis Presley 2:51
Life to Go Stonewall Jackson 2:30
The Rhumba Boogie Hank Snow 2:51
My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You Ray Price 2:37
I Want to Go with You Eddy Arnold 2:42
Don’t Take Your Guns to Town Johnny Cash 3:03
The Cold Hard Facts of Life Porter Wagoner 3:15
Take Me to Your World Tammy Wynette 2:53
The Hurtin’s All Over Connie Smith 2:52
Begging to You Marty Robbins 2:31
A-Sleeping at the Foot of the Bed Little Jimmy Dickens 2:48
I Take the Chance The Browns 2:44
(How Much Is) That Hound Dog in the Window Homer & Jethro 2:45

Golden Age of Country: Heartbreak U.S.A.

CD 17
  Song Title Artist Time
Chug-A-Lug Roger Miller 2:06
Fist City Loretta Lynn 2:15
Darling, You Know I Wouldn’t Lie Conway Twitty 2:35
She’s Got You (Live) Patsy Cline 3:02
I Get The Fever Bill Anderson 2:21
If A Woman Answers (Hang Up The Phone) Leroy Van Dyke 2:23
All the Time Jack Greene 2:43
Truck Drivin’ Son-Of-A-Gun Dave Dudley 2:13
The Window Up Above George Jones 2:35
Roll Muddy River The Wilburn Brothers 2:15
Why Don’t You Love Me Hank Williams 2:26
One By One Kitty Wells w/ Red Foley 2:58
Too Old To Cut The Mustard The Carlisles 2:19
Love, Love, Love Webb Pierce 2:52
Goodnight Irene Ernest Tubb & Red Foley 3:02
CD 18
  Song Title Artist Time
Jambalaya (On The Bayou) Hank Williams 2:56
Birmingham Bounce Red Foley 3:03
Looking Back To See Justin Tubb w/ Goldie Hill 2:21
Slowly Webb Pierce 2:34
I Fall To Pieces Patsy Cline 2:50
Engine Engine #9 Roger Miller 2:20
The Image Of Me Conway Twitty 2:56
Woman Of The World (Leave My World Alone) Loretta Lynn 2:56
I’ll Just Have A Cup Of Coffee (Then I’ll Go) Claude Gray 2:13
Ballad Of Forty Dollars Tom T. Hall 3:01
She Still Comes Around (To Love What’s Left Of Me) Jerry Lee Lewis 2:29
Heartbreak U.S.A. Kitty Wells 2:40
Another Roy Drusky 2:43
Crying In The Chapel Rex Allen 3:06
8 X 10 Bill Anderson 2:48

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