Ultimate Collection - (Import CD)
Sons of the Pioneers
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- The Sons of the Pioneers: Ultimate Collection
Sons Of The Prarie includes: Pat Brady (vocals, bass); Roy Rogers, Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer (vocals); Karl Farr (guitar, fiddle).
Compilation producers: Colin Escott, Laurence Zwisohn.
Recorded between August 8, 1934 and April 19, 1954. Includes liner notes by Colin Escott.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Liner Note Authors: Colin Escott; Larry Zwisohn.
Recording information: 08/08/1934-04/19/1954.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Lloyd Perryman; Hugh & Karl Farr; Pat Brady; Tim Spencer; Bob Nolan.
For really exhaustive coverage of the work of this groundbreaking cowboy harmony group, you'll want to invest in the Bear Family series; for a quick, budget-priced overview, try this label's Tumbling Tumbleweeds compilation. But for a more generously packed and lushly packaged overview collection (at full price), this is an excellent choice. It consists mainly, of course, of all the genre-defining hits you'll expect: "Cool Water," "I'm an Old Cowhand," "Riders in the Sky," "So Long to the Red River Valley," and more. Pre-1937 recordings feature the singing of founding member Roy Rogers, who is heard to particularly fine effect on the gorgeous "Blue Bonnet Girl," and one track (the jazzy "I'm an Old Cowhand") even features a guest vocal by Bing Crosby. The sound is of limited quality, but that's to be expected with vintage recordings. Highly recommended. ~ Rick Anderson
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- Universal Distribution
- The Sons of the Pioneers
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Way Out There
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Tumbling Tumbleweeds
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] There's a Round Up in the Sky
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Empty Saddles
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Blue Prairie
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] One More Ride
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] So Long to the Red River Valley
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Cool Water
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] I'm an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande)
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Hills of Old Wyoming, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Blue Bonnet Girl
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Ride, Ranger, Ride
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Echoes from the Hills
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] I Follow the Stream
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] My Saddle Pals and I
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Song of the Bandit
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] I Wonder If She Waits for Me Tonight
- [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Chant of the Wanderer
- [ Disc 01 Track 19 ] Riders in the Sky
- [ Disc 01 Track 20 ] Lillies Grow High, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 21 ] River of No Return, The
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
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